Brent Fischer, Director | Bruce Rauner, Governor
2017 Inaugural CIT Conference, July 19-20, 2017

We are excited to announce that the ILETSB and the ILETSB Executive Institute will be hosting a conference on July 19 & 20 in Bloomington-Normal to discuss several developments and areas of specific interest related to the Crisis Intervention Team training program (CIT).  Scheduled presenters include Major (Retired) Sam Cochran and Paton Blough with breakout sessions to include Starting and Keeping a CIT Program, Verbal De-escalation, Conceptualizing and Measuring the Effectiveness of CIT, a NAMI Group Showcase and Recovery through the Arts.  This conference is for  CIT officers, mental health professionals, community resources, consumers and others within the law enforcement community seeking to learn more about the program.  Registration can be found at:

CIT Conference Flyer (PDF)