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January 13, 2018

About the Seminar: 

As a former Chicago Police Officer and Crisis Intervention Team leader, Psychologist Carrie Steiner was on the front lines. She now shares her expertise and perspective on how to treat the victims and responders of critical incidents. 


December 28, 2017

Northern Illinois Mental Health Training & Resource Fair for Police/Police Social Workers

With mental health calls on the rise, don't miss this Mental Health training which attendees can pick 2 of 6 breakout sessions and build collaborative relationships with up to 40 m...

November 29, 2017

Critical Incident Trauma: How to Prepare for it, Cope with it, and Survive after it Many current offerings on critical incident trauma fall short by dealing almost exclusively with the aftermath of the event, the symptoms of trauma exposure, and basic treatment options...

September 7, 2017

Due to the record rise in Veteran suicides, 22 a day, there has been a push to rename post-traumatic stress disorder to post traumatic stress injury.   Many feel that this may reduce stigma, encourage people to get treatment, is a more accurate description of the injur...

April 6, 2017

Bridging the Gap Between Law Enforcement and Mental Health Professionals

A program of the ILACP Psychological Services Committee
May 2-3, 2017 – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days

LOCATION: Orland Park Police Department, 15100 S Ravinia Ave, Orland Park 

Where mental he...

December 15, 2016

The Headstrong Project    

Hidden wounds can be healed.  

Go to Getheadstrong.org to get free support for combat veterans or info@getheadstrong.org

October 27, 2016

The delivery and conduct of Pre-employment Psychological Evaluations (PPE’s) are of high interest to members of the police and public safety communities as well as those in the psychology profession.   These evaluations are crucial to candidates and the agencies to ens...

March 31, 2016

It is often hard to come home after a difficult tour of duty and talk to your partner.  Here are 7 Communication Tips For Better Relationships:

  1. Start with a compliment. Make sure that you direct the compliment towards your partner in the right manner. Also make sure...

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