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The Basics of Involuntary Commitment

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The Basics of Involuntary Commitment

October 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Presented by Marysia Pawlik, LCSW

This training is intended for Colorado licensed professionals in the mental health field who may need to place their clients on an involuntary hold. Participants will be taught a basic understanding of the Colorado Revised Statutes for Behavorial Health and the Care and Treatment of Persons With Mental Illness (CRS 27-65) and criteria for Involuntary Commitment, how to complete the required documentation, and what to do after a client if placed on an involuntary hold.

Learning Objectives

Understand Criteria for Involuntary Commitment
– Danger to Self
– Danger to Others
– Gravely Disabled

Learn Appropriate Documentation of M1 Hold
– Who can write the hold?
– What does it need to say?
– Where do I find the documents?

Learn Placement and Transportation Options for a Patient who is Placed on an M1 Hold
– Safety Plan
– Refer to INPT
– Send to ED

Zoom Meeting ID: 832 052 66842



Date: October 6
11:30 am - 12:30 pm


Phone: (719) 216-3414
Email: eric.gibbs@peakviewbh.com
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