Available Training

Mental Health Division Training Officers Rebecca Skillern, LPC-S and David Rose, MPA

Classes offered are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, during the normal business week (Monday – Friday).

Mental Health Peace Officer Course TCOLE Course 4001
Course Offerings – 2017

February 20 – 24
April 24 – 28
July 17 – 21


Hours:              40

Location:         Houston Police Academy

Fee:                     Full fee $125

Instructors:     Mental Health Division Staff


Class includes:

  • Role plays by professional actors
  • Consumer presentation
  • Homeless Outreach Team presentation
  • Crisis Intervention Response Team presentation
  • Class binder

NOTE: Personnel who have successfully completed the Basic Instructor class may teach CIT classes after the successful completion of this class and certification as a Mental Health Peace Officer (Mental Health Peace Officer #4001).




Houston Police Academy is located at 17000 Aldine Westfield Rd., Houston, Texas 77073. It is adjacent to Bush Intercontinental Airport and easily accessible via 59, 45, Hardy Toll Road, Sam Houston Parkway.


Parking for Houston Police Academy

Free parking lot adjacent to complex.



CIT Update TCOLE Course 3843 Intermediate Core Course Offered Quarterly

Classes offered are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, during the normal business week (Monday – Friday).

Hours:             8

Location:         Houston Police Academy

Fee:                    $75

Instructor:      Officer Rebecca Skillern



2017 Class Dates
All Classes at Houston Police Academy

July 28th
July 31st
August 1st
August 3rd



Training Location

Houston Police Academy 17000 Aldine Westfield Rd. Houston, TX 77073


Parking for Houston Police Academy:

Free parking is available at the Houston Police Academy.



We accept checks or money orders only. Please make them out to: Mental Health America of Greater Houston.  Payment is not required before the first day of class. Students may bring check or money order on the first day of class.


To register:

Registration Form

Please download and complete the Class Registration Form and either scan it and email it to Officer Skillern  or mail it to Officer Skillern. Again, payment may be made the first day of class.

Officer Rebecca Skillern 832-394-2348