Division of Safety Services
SAFETY EDUCATION AND TRAINING
These required courses are designed to reduce the rate and severity of employee workplace and consumer injuries related to the care, treatment or detainment of people with behavioral healthcare disorders. Course content is consistent with trauma informed and recovery oriented care and treatment principles.
The DSS/SETU also serves as the DMHAS content and instructional resource for coordinating training for CT’s state and municipal recruit and certified officers and emergency first responders at the
The DSS/SETU accomplishes its mission with a staff of administrative and instructional employees with clinical, occupational and instructional expertise in adult behavioral healthcare and law enforcement settings. Course content meets compliance standards and is consistent with nationally recognized best practice training standards as described in related clinical, occupational safety and law enforcement literature.
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