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CIT Summit

The 10th Annual Crisis Intervention Team Summit is scheduled for Friday, September 30, 2016 at the National Center for Aviation Training in Wichita from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.


Who Should Attend?

*Law enforcement personnel
*Corrections and jail personnel
*Emergency departments
*Mental health professionals
*Mental health consumers and family members

Focus of the CIT Summit

*Learn about Crisis Intervention Team programs
*How to strengthen existing programs
*How to get new programs established in Kansas communities

Featured Presentations:

Ending the Criminalization of Mental Illness
Judge Steve Leifman,
Task Force on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues in the Court, Supreme Court of Florida

State Models for Growing CIT
Sergeant Sean Hess, Kansas City, Missouri
Police Department

Certification for CIT Coordinators
Captain Pamela Waldeck,
Kansas City Kansas Police Department

Workshop Offerings:

  • Sedgwick County Mental Health Unit
  • Standards for Use of Force in Crisis Situations
  • Collaborative Approaches to Using Shared Mental Health Co-Responders
  • Working with Individuals with Dementia

Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $35
National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)
4004 N. Webb Road
Wichita, Kansas


Payment for registration can be made online with a credit or debit card. To pay by check, complete the registration form and mail with your check to NAMI Kansas.

Pre-registration is required.

Lodging: Individuals who need overnight lodging on September 29th may make reservations from a block of rooms being held through September 12th at the Towneplace Suites Marriott (9444 E. 29th, Wichita, KS) by calling 316-631-3773. Ask for the NAMI Kansas group rate.

Scholarships: A limited number of requests for scholarships to waive the registration fee will be considered for current NAMI Kansas members who would otherwise not be able to participate and who can arrange their own transportation to Wichita. To request a scholarship contact

For assistance with registration, contact NAMI Kansas at or 1-800-539-2660.

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