Many early diversion strategies rely upon cooperation between law enforcement officers and mental health professionals to manage crisis encounters. However, on-scene cooperation depends on stakeholder collaboration and clear protocols for how to handle a variety of situations. This webinar will spotlight jurisdictions that have established effective joint responses to mental health crises and provide participants with guidance for their own communities.
For the overwhelming majority of people in federal and state prisons who will eventually reenter the community, finding employment plays a critical role in preventing recidivism. That said, it is not strictly job placement services that can make the difference between reincarceration and successful reentry; ensuring people who are returning to communities from incarceration have the skills to not only find, but also retain, jobs is also key.
This class is designed to raise suicide awareness and provide practical intervention techniques. In addition to understanding the myths and reasons behind suicide, it is also imperative to assess the lethality of the suicidal person. This class will give members of public safety assessment questions based on the “QPR model” to ask the suicidal person in order to help them de-escalate. Experts agree that 80 to 90 percent of those individuals completing suicide often communicate their suicidal intent to someone.
This webinar will address the massive but seldom discussed market consisting of off-duty law enforcement officers providing security services for various clients. Although this type of work has been occurring since the beginning of modern law enforcement, recent factors are influencing this type of work more than ever and may reveal threats to the law enforcement agencies, the officers performing the work, and the market itself.
This webinar looks at the family’s and the victim’s perspective on the experience of trafficking. The effect of trauma on both family and victim, as well as the concept of ambiguous loss while the victim’s fate is unknown, provide the core of the presentation, in addition to a discussion of the specific challenges to the reunification and reintegration of the victim back into the family.
Social media has leveled the playing field for law enforcement agencies to retake control of the narrative of who they are, why they serve, and what they do. But being able to engage with your digital audience goes beyond just posting information about your agency – you must find ways to engage, converse, and connect. But how do you do that, and more importantly, why should you do it? The task of tackling your digital presence cannot just fall to anyone.
This course provides highlights and key points from Dr. Jeff Fox’s book, The Ultimate Guide to Being a Great Police Officer: A Guide to Professional Policing. This course is for those interested in becoming an officer or who are already an officer, as well as those who train and lead officers. The webinar will discuss key skills needed to be a great officer. The focus will be on the skills needed to be successful during training and throughout one’s career, how to develop decisionmaking skills, and how to effectively communicate.
Law enforcement agencies and communities across the country are looking for strategies to improve the behavioral health crisis response for individuals with mental illnesses and intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). This webinar will provide an overview of the evidence on models of mental health crisis response, including Crisis Intervention Teams, mobile crisis, co-responder, and stand-alone mental health response training.
The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Training and Technical Assistance team will host a webinar titled “Advanced Investigative Techniques for Cold Case Sexual Assaults” on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET. The event will open at 1:45 p.m. ET.
This session “drills down” into programs operated by the Tucson, Arizona Police Department’s Mental Health Support Team, including Drug Deflection, Co-responder, Peer Navigator, Crisis Intervention Training, and more. Participants will leave this session with a roadmap for starting any of all of these programs in their home jurisdiction. A historical perspective will educate attendees in the methods used to start these programs in Tucson, Arizona.
During this webinar, the presenter will discuss: