Minnesota Leadership Education & Training (MNLET)

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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…

Phase 3: Leadership Application & Advancement Certification

Please be advised that you are required to have complete all the courses in the ICLD 3 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 4: Leadership Competency & Mastery Certification

Please be advised that you are required to have complete all the courses in the ICLD IV 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…

Education Program: PSAP – Telecommunicator Education (PSAP-TEC)

Emergency Communications professionals make life and death decisions on a daily basis and must be highly trained and skilled professionals due to the consequences of their actions or inaction.  The safety of the communities and responders served is dependent on their ability to effectively gather and communicate critical information while maintaining…

Mandated Courses: Conflict Management and Mediation

These courses provide officers with training on conflict management, promoting safe practices and positive resolutions.  Minnesota POST Learning objectives required by Minnesota Statute 626.8469 are covered.   Select from the courses below to fulfill your mandated hours.  Each course will have it’s own certificate.  Please disregard the percentage completed that may…

Mandated Courses: Crisis Intervention and Mental Illness Crises Training

These courses provide officers with training promote the safety of all those involved in crisis situation and positive crisis resolution.  These courses will cover an understanding of mental illness and the challenges involved.  Practical strategies for managing situations involving a mental health crisis will be covered.  These courses will also…

Mandated Courses: Community Diversity, Cultural Differences and Implicit Bias Training

These courses offered in this category provide officers with training on recognizing and valuing community diversity and cultural differences.  All Minnesota POST Learning objectives required by Minnesota Statute 626.8469 are covered.   Hours Available: 8 Select from the courses below to fulfill your mandated hours.  Each course will have it’s own certificate. …