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CRIT Module 10

Neurocognitive Disorders


This module introduces participants to neurocognitive disorders and the symptoms and behaviors associated with these disorders.


This module should be co-taught by a mental health practitioner who has expertise in working with people living with neurocognitive disorders and a law enforcement co-instructor who has been trained in crisis response and intervention. It may also be helpful to have those with lived experience as co-instructors.

Time 50 minutes

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this module, participants should be able to: ​

  1. Explain the effects of dementia;

  2. Describe the symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease;

  3. Describe the symptoms of traumatic brain injury;

  4. Describe the symptoms of delirium; and

  5. Identify appropriate responses to incidents involving individuals living with neurocognitive disorders.


Trainer’s Guide

10. Neurocognitive Disorders
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PowerPoint Presentation

10. Neurocognitive Disorders
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Additional Resources


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