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Abolitionist Mental Health Crisis Response, 2CE

Abolitionist Mental Health Crisis Response, 2CE

Monday, September 27th @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
   Via Zoom


This presentation will outline the harms caused by law enforcement’s involvement in mental health interventions and crisis response. It will provide an overview of the concept of abolition, and how it relates to mental health services. Finally, it will discuss a case study - Oakland’s MHFirst program, its principles and practices.

Daniela Kantorová, Psy.D. is clinical faculty at the Wright Institute, serving as program director of its College Wellness training program. Dr. Kantorová has taught classes on forensic psychology, trauma, and psychopharmacology. She is passionate about community organizing and developing collaborations between mental health professionals and grassroots organizations working on issues of torture and state violence. She served as president of Psychologists for Social Responsibility, and is a coordinating committee member of the Anti Police-Terror Project. She is a research fellow with the University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, for the year 2021-2022.

Course Outline

  1. Harms caused by law enforcement’s involvement in mental health services (20 min)
  2. Overview of abolition and introduction to the work of Anti Police-Terror Project (20 min)
  3. MHFirst Overview (50 min)

Course Goals & Objectives
  1. Describe the harms perpetrated by law enforcement’s involvement of crisis response
  2. Discuss the concept of abolition at an introductory level
  3. List principles and practices used in abolitionist mental health crisis intervention program - MHFirst


ACPA Member $5
Non-Member $50
ACPA Student Member Free
Non-Member Student $10

Zoom registration link arrives in your confirmation email.  Please register for Zoom via that link.

Continuing education credit will be provided for licensed psychologists, LMFT’s, LCSW’s, and LPCC’s by the Alameda County Psychological Association (ACPA). The ACPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. ACPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.


Important Notice: Those who attend the workshop and complete the evaluation form will receive 2.0 continuing education credits. Please note that APA rules require that we only give credit to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaving before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credits.

Monday, September 27, 2021, 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM
>>>>After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing link to Zoom

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Ariella Popple
Annette Taylor
408-757-7720 (p)
408-757-7720 (c)
CE Event
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee
Alameda County Psychological Association
4200 Park Blvd., #200
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 433-9580