The Crisis Intervention Association of Pennsylvania was organized in 1973. It is an organization with a broad range of members from Professionals, Physicians, Crisis Intervention Workers, and Disaster Responders to people who merely have an interest in the field of crisis intervention or Mental Health Emergency Services.
The mission of the Association is to promote and enhance quality crisis services for individuals, families and the communities in Pennsylvania. The Association provides a forum for open communication between crisis intervention providers and other mental health professionals statewide.
The Crisis Intervention Association acts as an advocate and provides a unified voice, both at the state and regional level to participate in and influence the development of legislation and regulations which impact crisis intervention services.
The Association provides and promotes opportunities for crisis intervention education, training and conferences.
The Association currently meets quarterly