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Code Enforcement Webinar Series: Mental Illness and Code Enforcement
August 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the US suffer from mental illness and the numbers increase when it comes to serious mental illness. Many times code enforcement officers are tasked with inspections where they may come across an individual that may suffer some sort of mental illness and the approach to these situations are vital in keeping the code officer safe. On the flipside, it is also important to understand how to protect the code enforcement officer from PTSD as a result of traumatic events as related to code enforcement. This class will discuss Mental Health tactics in the field, as well as mental health tactics for the Code Enforcement Officer.