O2SL & QRT National Delivers Training on Situation Table Model for Implementation in Seven South Shore Communities

Michael Botieri of O2SL & QRT National speaks at the Situation Table training, which took place at the Braintree Police Department on June 13-14. (Photo courtesy Operation 2 Save Lives (O2SL) & QRT National)

BRAINTREE – Operation 2 Save Lives (O2SL) & QRT National recently delivered training to several South Shore communities on the Situation Table model, a strategy that facilitates multi-agency interventions for those at risk of experiencing a crisis. The training was provided by the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (PAARI), funded as one of the many Pre-Arrest Diversion and Deflection strategies the organization supports. The two-day training took place from June 13-14 at the Braintree Police Department and was delivered by instructors from O2SL & QRT National. The training focused on preparing the attending agencies to form a Situation Table. A Situation Table is a unique, risk-based rapid triage model that brings together multiple human service providers to address situations where individuals and/or families are facing a specific threshold of Acutely Elevated Risk. Through the model, an individual or family at Acutely Elevated Risk would be referred to the Situation Table for

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