Friday, December 13, 2013

NAMI-Eastside Forum: What happens when I call 911 on a family member?

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I CALL 911 on a Family Member?” 
 
Presenters: Redmond Police Commander Sheri Shovlin
 & Manka Dhingra, JD             

 Date:Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Time: 7-9 pm 

Location:  Red Auditorium/Evergreen Health Hospital, Kirkland, WA PLEASE SEE http:///www.evergreenhealth.com/documents/Visitor_Map.pdf  for exact location.

 
COMMANDER Shari Shovlin of the Redmond Police Department & Manka Dhingra, JD, Prosecuting Attorney for the Mental Health Court will be presenting information on what can happen after you call the police; what are the options?  What is Mental Health Court?  ITA? Diversion Center?
Shari Shovlin has served the community of Redmond for the past 18 years.  She is a trained Crisis Intervention Team officer and has spearheaded the initiative to have all first responders trained in CIT, specifically for dealing with the mentally ill in Redmond.
Manka Dhingra is a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney who is assigned to the King County Mental Health Court (MHC).  She holds a JD from the University of Washington School of Law and Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley

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