Crisis Intervention Conference
Early bird ends June 9!
The Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board is a national leader in support of crisis intervention teams. This conference will bring together law enforcement personnel, consumers and their family, health care professionals, advocates, faith community members, educators, researchers, and others. The bi-annual conference focuses on aspects of crisis intervention and law enforcement response, along with officer safety and wellness.
Opening Keynote Speaker
Dr. Christian Conte
Dr. Christian Conte is one of the country’s most accomplished mental health specialists in the field of anger and emotional management. A familiar figure on TV and radio, he is also a prolific writer, powerful communicator, and sought-after media expert. For more information on Dr. Conte, visit his website at: http://www.drchristianconte.com/about/
This event will bring together law enforcement officers, correctional staff, CIT trained professionals, community resources, consumers, and other interested stakeholders to discuss CIT program development, best practices, and other relevant information.
Early bird registration ends June 1, 2021.
|Type of Registration||Earlybird||Regular Fee|
|In-state – One Day||$75||$100|
|In-state – Two Days||$100||$125|
|VIRTUAL Option – Attend via Zoom (limited sessions available)||$50||$50|
|Out of State and Federal||$125||$150|
Accepted payments include Credit Card and PayPal. Group rates may be placed on a purchase order and paid by check. Registrations paid by check must be paid in full before the conference begins.
Refunds & Cancellations
Registrants with unpaid registration fees (pay by check) who are no-shows will be assessed the full registration fee.
June 21, 2021
|7:30 AM||Registration Open|
|8:30 AM – 9:00 AM||Opening Procession and Comments|
|9:00 AM – 10:30 AM||Keynote Address
Dr. Christian Conte
|10:30 AM – 10:45 AM||Break|
|10:45 AM – 11:00 AM||De-escalation
John Williams and Mark Benson – CIT Regional Coordinators
|11:15 AM – 12:15 PM||De-escalation Breakout Sessions|
|12:15 PM – 1:30 PM||Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Aaron Landers and Winston
|1:30 PM – 1:45 PM||Break|
|1:45 PM – 2:30 PM||Panel on Peer Support|
|2:45 PM – 3:45 PM||Peer Support Break Out Session|
|3:45 PM – 4:00 PM||Closing – John Williams|
June 22, 2021
|7:00 AM – 8:00 AM||Continental Breakfast (Provided)|
|8:00 AM – 8:30 AM||Welcome to Day Two – Co-Responder|
|8:30 AM – 9:45 AM||Panel on Co-Responder Models|
|9:45 AM – 10:00 AM||Break|
|10:00 AM – 11:30 AM||Breakout Sessions on Co-Responder Models|
|11:30 AM – 12:45 PM
1:00 PM – 2:45 PM
|Lunch – Speaker Deputy Chief Antoinette Ursitti, Chicago Police Department
Round Tabling on Building CIT in your Community
|2:45 PM – 3:00 PM||Closing of the 2021 CIT Conference|
Conference Venue and Lodging
Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center