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

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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 between major depressive disorders. Establish appropriate de-escalation strategies

The Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association is a continuing education sponsor as approved by the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. This course, CIT Module 5:  Mood Disorders – Depression, has been approved by the POST Board for continuing education credit. Peace officers who successfully complete this course will receive one (1) hour of continuing education.

This course is approved for one (1) hour under the mandated category of Crisis Intervention and Mental Illness Crises.  It covers learning objectives 1, 2, 3, and 4.