The Scattergood Fellow on Stigma Reduction, Tim Clement, was interviewed recently by Maiken Scott of WHYY. The interview was about Tim's consultation and evaluation work with a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program for New Jersey police officers, which is conducted by the Mental Health Association in Southwestern New Jersey (MHASWNJ.) In the article, which is linked below, the Scattergood Fellow explains how the evaluation shows that the CIT is improving police officers' attitudes about people with mental illness.
To read Maiken's article, click here.
If you would like to see the data about the police officers attitudinal changes and an explanation, click here.