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Although law enforcement is tasked with keeping the public safe, interactions between first responders and those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other psychiatric conditions can be contentious, and in some cases, deadly. To address this challenge, The Oxford Center presents: An Autism Recognition and Response Workshop presented by our CEO and Founder Tami Peterson, PhD and Officer Edward Blackburn, Head of Security at The Oxford Center.

Wednesday May 3rd, 2023
11:00 am – 1:30 pm
The Oxford Center
7030 Whitmore Lake Rd.
Brighton, MI 48116
(248)486-3636, ext 264
Lunch Will Be Served

Officers will receive training in:

Identifying characteristics of people with autism

De-escalation Techniques

Techniques when responding to an emergency / active shooter at The Oxford Center

Interaction with a person(s) with autism

Communication Techniques

Reserve for training by Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Autism & Law Enforcement Workshop Registration