Sunday, November 1, 2015

PERT (Psychiatric Emergency Response Team)

September 1, 2015                                                                                                                Sponsored by DBSA San Diego

An Overview of PERT

Marla Kingkade
Law Enforcement Liaison, Community Research Foundation and Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT)

Marla Kingkade will provide an interactive overview of the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT). The presentation will also cover how to contact law enforcement in the event of a mental health crisis and law enforcement response on the scene.

Marla Kingkade has been with PERT (the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team) for several years and coordinates the law enforcement portion of the PERT program. PERT, a division of Community Research Foundation, in partnership with San Diego County Health and Human Services, San Diego County Law Enforcement, and National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI San Diego), contributes to the well-being of individuals with mental illness by actively and compassionately assisting individuals in crisis who come to the attention of law enforcement to access appropriate services and to optimize outcomes through on-scene assessments and referrals.

PERT Handout Document and Emergency Response Plan

PERT Emergency Response Plan (ERP) Video

2015.07.01 PERT Presentation to San Diego City Council

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