CIT International

Welcome to CIT International...CIT, more than just training

WHAT'S NEW WITH US?

Did you know we have a Spanish tab?  Look at the top of our menu bar and check out En Español.  

Did you know we have a new Program Certification Course? Do you want your program to be one of the first to climb the ranking ladder?    Look here for more information CIT Program Certification.

We just received a new shipment of Implementation Guides.  Do you need to order a large volume so all your partners understand what it takes to be a successful CIT partner?   We are here for you! 

Have you heard our CIT Coordinators Course is transitioning to an online platform?  Now you can receive the certification directly from your desk.  Watch our page and NEWS BLAST for status updates. 

Speaking of the NEWS BLAST, did you know that we send out a weekly email with the latest and greatest?  Are you signed up to receive these?  If not, it's never to late to jump on board. 

CIT INTERNATIONAL JOINS WITH NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS IN AN

OPEN LETTER IN RESPONSE TO THE PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE ORDER ON SAFE POLICING FOR SAFE COMMUNITIES

READ THE OPEN LETTER HERE

CIT TRAINING DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC

CIT INTERNATIONAL RELEASES STATEMENT ON CIT TRAINING DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC

 READ THE STATEMENT HERE

CIT International featured on IACP TV 

Click here to watch the video of CIT best practices!

CIT International, Inc. is a nonprofit membership organization whose primary purpose is to facilitate understanding, development, and implementation of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) programs throughout the U.S. and worldwide in order to promote and support collaborative efforts to create and sustain more effective interactions among law enforcement, mental health care providers, individuals with mental illnesses, their families, and communities and to reduce the stigma of mental illness.

CIT International works to accomplish this purpose by:

    1. Holding the Annual CIT International Conference with local CIT partners to provide education and networking to help develop, maintain and sustain CIT programs,
    2. Raising public and stakeholder awareness through education and outreach,
    3. Establishing and disseminating recommended standards for developing, implementing and sustaining CIT programs,
    4. Providing technical assistance to communities interested in developing CIT programs,
    5. Supporting research and evaluation of CIT programs to demonstrate their value for communities.

INTERESTED IN PARTNERING WITH CIT INTERNATIONAL FOR A CONFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY?

If you and your community are interested in partnering with CIT International to bring our conference to your city or state please let us know.  We have an application process for selecting communities.  Please click APPLICATION or contact Michele Saunders at conference@citinternational.org

OUR VISION

CIT International, Inc. aspires to be a leader in promoting safe and humane responses to those experiencing a mental health crisis.

OUR MISSION

To promote community collaboration using the CIT Program to assist people living with mental illness and/or addiction who are in crisis.

CORE ELEMENTS

CIT International supports the development and advancement of CIT programs through a defined set of Core Elements.

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