Minnesota Leadership Education & Training (MNLET)

Authentic & Deliberate Leadership: The West Point Way (ADLWPW)

Dr. Prince points out that this course is about changing the entire organization. That happens sequentially: first by understanding human interactions, then about effectively leading one on one, how groups of individuals function most effectively as teams, and how a series of teams ethically led create a healthy internal organizational…

Basics of Animal Law and Investigations (MN POST 09053-00636)

This course was created in partnership between the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association and the Animal Humane Society MN POST 09053-00636 accredited for one (1) hour General Course Objective: The objective of this course is to gain an introductory understanding of Minnesota Animal Welfare Laws. Course Goals: After attending this course, the…

CIT 13: Autism (MN POST #09053-0570)

MN POST #:  09053-0570 This course fulfills two hours under the mandated category of autism. Course Goal: This two-hour course is intended to increase awareness and knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and introduce first responders to practical tips and de-escalation strategies.  The goal is to produce safe, effective, and…

Autism for Law Enforcement (MN POST# 09053-0568)

  Autism for Law Enforcement:  Recognition & Response This four-hour course has been approved  by the Minnesota POST Board under the mandated category of autism. The Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association will submit your results to the Minnesota POST Board. Reports for online courses are sent at the beginning of each month. …

CIT 10: Traumatic Brain Injury (POST # 09053-0545)

This module focuses on Traumatic Brain Injuries or TBI. The goal of this course is to understand, recognize, and have a response to mental health or medical calls for service that may be related to Traumatic Brain Injuries. Objectives Increasing your awareness, knowledge and response to persons dealing with a…

CIT 2: Understanding Mental Illness (POST # 09053-0503)

Module 2 is an introduction to mental illness, how to recognize behaviors, and best practices for de-escalating a crisis. This is the second course in a series of 24 hours of eLearning. The Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association is a continuing education sponsor as approved by the Board of Peace Officer Standards…

CIT 1: What is CIT? (POST #09053-0502)

The Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association is a continuing education sponsor as approved by the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. This course, CIT Module 1:  Intro to CIT 09053-0502, has been approved by the POST Board for continuing education credit. Peace officers who successfully complete this course will receive one…

CIT 9: Personality Disorders (POST # 09053-0542)

This module focuses on personality disorders.  Our goals are to increase awareness, knowledge, and response for dealing with people with personality disorders, as well as to familiarize the learners with variant personality disorder diagnoses. Learner will be given de-escalation strategies. The Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association is a continuing education sponsor as…

CIT 6: Anxiety (POST #09053-0536)

This module focuses on Anxiety Disorder: Our first goal is to increase awareness and understanding about various Anxiety Disorders. Secondly, learners will become familiar with terms and associated symptoms for generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorders, obsessive – compulsive disorder, phobias and PTSD Disorders. Third, to gain a better understanding and…

CIT 7: PTSD (POST #09053-0537)

This module focuses on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Our first goal is to increase awareness and understanding about PTSD, including Cumulative PTSD. Secondly, learners will become familiar with the four main types of symptoms, common triggers and risk factors that are associated with PTSD Third, to learn de-escalation strategies…

CIT 5: Mood Disorders – Depression (POST #09053-0534)

This module focuses on Mood Disorders, primarily Depression. Our first goal is to increase awareness and understanding of variant Mood Disorders Secondly, learners will become familiar with diagnostic terms and associated symptoms and medical response with Major Depressive Disorders Third, to gain a better understanding and be able to differentiate…

CIT 4: Mood Disorders – Bipolar (POST #09053-0535)

This module focuses on Mood Disorders, primarily Bipolar Disorder.   As first responders, it is likely you will encounter people with a Bipolar Disorder.  Our goal is to increase your awareness and understanding of this mood disorder and learn de-escalation strategies and skills you can use during a crisis intervention situation…

CIT 3: Schizophrenia and Psychosis (POST # 09053-0505)

This module focuses on psychosis and schizophrenia and how to best help people in crisis.  Schizophrenia is a very serious and debilitating illness that affects more than 1% of the population.  As first responders, it is important to know basic information on the illness. The Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association is a…

CIT 8: Substance Use Disorders (POST # 09053-0541)

This module focuses on Substance Use Disorders (SUD). Our goals are to increase awareness, knowledge, and response for dealing with people with substance use and mental health issues, as well as to familiarize the learners with variant classes of drug someone with a substance use disorder may use. We will explore…

Phase 1: Leadership Foundation & Principles Certification

Please be advised that you are required to have complete all the courses in the ICLD 1 before proceeding with the exam.  Otherwise your completion will be considered is VOID. You may print a certificate for this phase from this site.  In addition, the MSA will also create a printed…

Phase 2: Leadership Theories & Practices Certification

Please be advised that you are required to have complete all the courses in the ICLD 2 before proceeding with the exam.  Otherwise your completion will be considered is VOID. You may print a certificate for this phase from this site.  In addition, the MSA will also create a printed…