GEORGIA Accountability Courts 

Funding Committee

Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases (IBHAD)

Training Dates: February 25, 2020

Location: Peachtree City, Georgia   

Training Description:

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) "Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases" (IBHAD) 8 hour training for community partners. The IBHAD curriculum is designed primarily as an overview of Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases. IBHAD helps team members recognize signs and symptoms that an individual might be experiencing a mental health crisis and respond in an effective way:

The core elements of the curriculum are:

Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases

Living in Recovery – An inside look at Recovery with Mental Illness 

Abbreviated Overview of Mental Health Law

Principles of De-escalation 

Suicide Prevention and/or QPR 

Practical Exercises

This course is approved by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Council. 

This course is approved for CEUs for POST (8hrs) , LPCs (7.25hrs), LCSWs/LMSWs (7hrs). 

Who Should Attend: 

New team members to include; New Program Coordinators,Law Enforcement Officers, or Community Supervision Officers. 

This training is being offered to a limited number of attendees. A court can register up to 2 attendees. 

How To Register: 

By using the registration button on the right side of the web page.   Once registration closes a training attendance confirmation email will be sent to the program coordinator and forwarded to the registered team member. The training attendance confirmation details will include the training venue details. 

Logistics & Reimbursements:

  • Mileage traveled to the training venue is reimbursable based on the State of Georgia travel policy. 
  • Overnight reservations are provided by CACJ for team members traveling more than 50 miles (one-way) to the training venue. 
  • Breakfast and lunch are provided by CACJ at the venue. Non provided meals are reimbursable based on the State of Georgia travel policy. 
  • Additional details for reimbursable expenses and lodging can be found in the CACJ Training Travel Policy Memorandum.

Training attendance confirmation emails will be sent to court coordinators after registration closes. 

Registration for this event will close once the training class is full. 

If you have questions about training registration, please contact Kimberly Howard.