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
Upon completing this module, participants should be able to:
Explain the effects of dementia;
Describe the symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease;
Describe the symptoms of traumatic brain injury;
Describe the symptoms of delirium; and
Identify appropriate responses to incidents involving individuals living with neurocognitive disorders.