MISSOURI CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM (MO CIT) COUNCIL
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On July 1, 2021, a young child suffered a serious accidental injury and was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. While at the hospital, the Emergency Room staff, hospital Chaplain and a social worker were attempting to get the victim’s mother de-escalated without the mother responding to any of their attempts. Howell County Detective Buddy Thompson responded to the Emergency Room and was able to de-escalate the mother and have her focus on her breathing and remain positive during this crisis, providing emotional support and compassion for the victim’s mother.
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The Missouri Crisis Intervention Team (MO CIT) Council is focused on the health and safety of our communities, agency providers, their staff and patients. Click below to learn more on the COVID-19 virus, myStrength and important updates.
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The Missouri Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Council is a network of representatives from each established local council across the state, Community Mental Health Liaisons (CMHLs), state agencies and associations, and those with lived experience. The Council works to address any structural barriers at the state level and advocates for policy and legislative changes that may be necessary to support health and wellness. The Council also provides direction and support on the CIT curriculum, training expansion, and implementation of the program.
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Jason Klaus, Detective
Missouri CIT State Coordinator
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221 Metro Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Contact: Jason Klaus, Detective
Missouri CIT Coordinator
Contact: Kimberly Hicks
Community Integration Manager
Contact: Crystal Kent, Detective
Contact: Katie Horstman
Director of Training & Events 573.634.4626 x110