New KSOC-TV Webisode: Diverting to Treatment: Community Policing and Supporting Youth with Mental He

The program discusses evidence-based strategies to combine efforts of police officers, mental health educators, and community advocates to resolve potentially volatile situations in more positive ways. Additionally, the webisode features states that have implemented diversion programs, a law enforcement officer and CIT trainer, and a youth peer support specialist. Panelists include: • Lieutenant Christopher McKee, Police Lieutenant, CIT Coordinator, School Resource Officer Supervisor, Youth and Mental Health Trainer • Nyamuon “Moon” Nguany, Southern Maine Regional Coordinator, Youth M.O.V.E Maine • Joyce Burrell, Independent Consultant, former Director of Juvenile Justice Programs at American Institutes for Research, former Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services