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TRAINING – Understanding Mental Illness

Thomas Jefferson Area Crisis Intervention Team


A powerful and humbling experiential training exercise on understanding mental illness. You will participate in an audio exercise where you actually hear and experience what people with psychiatric disabilities are challenged with in their daily lives.  This training was developed and designed by Pat Deegan PhD., a clinical psychologist who also personally lives the mental illness of Auditory Schizophrenia.  This training is conducted in all CIT Trainings throughout Virginia.


DATE / TIME:          Friday, July 14, 2017 – 10:00am to Noon (Two Hours)…please arrive early!

LOCATION:              Nelson Counseling Center  –  Region Ten Community Services Board

71 Tan Bark Plaza   Lovingston, VA 22949   – 2nd Floor Conference Room


RSVP:                         This training is FREE, but need to confirm attendance before date of class.

Maximum Class Size = 26   Sign up early…first come, first served

Please contact:   Thomas von Hemert – CIT Coordinator

E-mailvonhemertt@charlottesville.org          Phone:  434-987-6699