Graduate Certificate in Crisis Response and Behavioral Health
Counseling and Behavioral Health
Learn how to respond more safely and effectively to individuals in crisis.
The first-of-its kind credentialing tool for arrest diversion, offering cutting-edge education and training for law enforcement and mental health clinicians working in partnership. Our Graduate Certificate in Crisis Response and Behavioral Health (CRBH) will help guide police and clinicians to defuse situations before force is needed and will provide intensive, skills-based coaching on responding to dynamic, complex, and evolving situations.
CJ500 - Orientation to Crisis Response and Behavioral Health Certificate Program (credits: 0)
CJ501 - Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health (credits: 3)
CJ505 - Crisis Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment (credits: 3)
CJ507 - Advanced Crisis Response and Practical Simulations (credits: 4)
Our Philosophy, Your Experience
We believe that the best learning comes from integrating classroom knowledge with hands-on experience. Your education is enriched by a curriculum that combines an understanding of theory, training, and practice, and we emphasize the development of professionals, like you, who are committed to the ethical provisions of quality services to culturally diverse clients, agencies, and organizations.
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William James College and Department of Mental Health Co-Sponsor Inaugural Co-Response Research Symposium
William James College's Center for Crisis Response and Behavioral Health (CRBH), in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH), successfully organized a first-of-its-kind Co-Response Research Symposium on March 31, 2023 at the Warren Conference Center and Inn in Ashland, MA.Read More
Center for Crisis Response and Behavioral Health Speaks at the 4th Annual National Co-Responder Conference
Members of the Center for Crisis Response and Behavioral Health team from William James College were selected to speak at the International Co-Responder Alliance (ICRA) 4th Annual National Co-Responder Conference in Spokane, WA from June 11-14.Read More
Center for Crisis Response and Behavioral Health at the International Association of Chiefs of Police
Bonnie Cuccaro, Associate Director of the Center for Crisis Response and Behavioral Health, had the opportunity to represent William James College at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Annual Conference and Expo in Dallas, Texas.Read More