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Is CIT Evidence-Based?  A recently published article in the journal Behavioral Sciences and the Law summarizes the research on CIT to date, considers whether CIT can be considered evidence-based and concludes the answer is "yes" for some important CIT outcomes.  Read more...

 A new study provides support for the CIT Volunteer Specialist Model.  A study led by Michael Compton, M.D., M.P.H. and published in Behavioral Sciences and the Law found the volunteer/specialist approach is associated with better outcomes with regard to key attitudes, skills and behaviors. Read more...

CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM (CIT) Methods for Using Data to Inform Practice: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for download from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) website.  CIT International played a key role in the development of this guide to support communities in evaluating their CIT programs. We are grateful to SAMHSA and our project partners at GAINS Center/Policy Research Associates, Inc and the National Council Behavioral Health for making the guide possible and supporting communities in their CIT program efforts.  Read more...

by Major (ret.) Sam Cochran

CIT:  "The MoreEnhancing Training

CIT International has produced 3 Position Papers that address many issues facing communities pertaining to CIT Training:

CIT:  A Generalist/Specialist Model

CIT:  Not in Pre-service Academy

CIT:  Non-Law Enforcement participants in CIT Training

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