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§ 3-328. Crisis intervention support for law enforcement, firefighter, emergency medical and co...

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 43A. Mental HealthEffective: November 1, 2021

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 43a. Mental Health (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Mental Health Law of 1986 (Refs & Annos)
Unified Community Mental Health Services Act
Effective: November 1, 2021
43A Okl.St.Ann. § 3-328
§ 3-328. Crisis intervention support for law enforcement, firefighter, emergency medical and corrections communities
A. Subject to the availability of funds, the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is hereby directed to contract with public and private entities located in the State of Oklahoma for the purpose of providing peer support crisis intervention, counseling and wellness for the law enforcement, firefighter, emergency medical and corrections communities impacted by trauma, cumulative stress, anxiety, addictions, death and suicide and the impact on their personal lives.
B. Qualified crisis intervention training entities shall provide peer support teams trained in crisis intervention and wellness strategies.
C. Qualified crisis intervention training entities, as provided for in this section, shall be required to be derived from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) and shall employ the Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) crisis intervention process. All instructors that teach the Critical Incident Stress Management process shall be ICISF approved instructors.
D. Wellness strategies, required pursuant to this section, shall include, but not be limited to, resilience trainings related to resiliency for the job, emotional survival, substance abuse prevention, suicide prevention, financial and relationship strategies. Wellness training shall be taught using subject matter experts' curriculum.

Credits

Laws 2021, c. 304, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2021.
43A Okl. St. Ann. § 3-328, OK ST T. 43A § 3-328
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 449 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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