For Persons with Developmental Disabilities
BE SAFE Certification
The BE SAFE program is designed to teach students how to interact with police which, in turn, can save a life. It is a full day workshop that empowers individuals to address the safety needs of youth and adults with developmental disabilities. Positive models help people of all abilities learn what to do and say when meeting the police. It helps PREVENT problems and IMPROVE outcomes in police encounters. BE SAFE provides crucial safety skills such as; following instructions, how to interact, and the right to remain silent by using video modeling to show how to interact with the police in everyday encounters. Real police officers interact with special needs individuals and caregivers, giving BE SAFE true authenticity.
- Preparation of various environments (home, school, etc.)
- Preparation for people
- Scheduling visits with police
- Creating safety goals
- Obtaining safety bracelets
- Steps for calling 911
Certification Course: Interactive Screening:
DATE: August 17, 2018 DATE: August 18, 2018
TIME: Sign in at 8:30AM TIME: 10AM – 12:30PM
9AM – 4:30PM
LOCATION FOR BOTH: Must attend both days to certify in BE SAFE.
SAARC: 300 N 18th St, Phoenix AZ 85006