New Bridge the Gap IL Chiefs of Police Training
Bridging the Gap Between Law Enforcement and Mental Health Professionals A program of the ILACP Officer Wellness Committee
May 24-25, 2018 – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days LOCATION: Skokie Police Department, 7300 Niles Center Road, Skokie, Il
Where mental health professionals learn about law enforcement culture and unique clinical needs of the law enforcement community and law enforcement learns strategies and tactics to be proactive with their departments' mental health needs and how mental health professionals can support these efforts. The program will be taught at an intermediate level.
$139 total, includes lunch both days (Full refund if cxl 48 hours prior to event)
10 CE’s: Argosy University, Chicago will provide 10 CE's for completion of the two-day seminar for L.C.P., L.C.P.C., L.S.W., L.C.S.W. and Licensed clinical psychologists (Ph.D. and Psy.D.). MHP's must attend both full days, sign in and out, and fill out an evaluation prior to receiving their certificate.
“ARGOSY UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO IS APPROVED BY THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF FIANANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION TO OFFER CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR SOCIAL WORKERS AND COUNSELOURS. ARGOSY UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION MAINTAINS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THIS PROGRAM AND ITS CONTENTS.” “ARGOSY UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO IS APPROVED BY THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF FIANANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION TO OFFER CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR SOCIAL WORKERS AND COUNSELOURS. ARGOSY UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION MAINTAINS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THIS PROGRAM AND ITS CONTENTS.”
Who should attend:
Mental Health Professionals who want to be more effective in working with law enforcement officers and learn about police culture and the psychological challenges specific to sworn officers. Chiefs, supervisors, and officers who want to learn more about stress and trauma in law enforcement officers, including substance abuse, and what law enforcement agencies can do to help their officers. Employee Assistance Program personnel, crisis intervention workers, and peer support members.
Topics, May 24 (Day 1)
0845-0945: Emotional IQ (1 CE)
0945-1045: New Recruits & Officer Lifestyle Adjustment (1 CE)
1100-1200: Peer Support Development (1 CE)
1200-1300: Box Lunch Provided/Networking
1300-1430: Psychological First Aid (1.5 CE)
1445-1630: Substance Abuse & Suicide (1.5 CE)
Topics, May 25 (Day 2)
0830-1000: Diversity Hiring & FFDE (1.5 CE)
1015-1145: Stress Reduction & Mind Body Connection (1.5 CE)
1145-1245: Box Lunch/Networking
1245-1415: LEO’s in Treatment (1 CE)
1430-1530: Police Wellness Program
1530-1630: Prevention Strategies
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER ONLINE: Go to www.ilchiefs.org and scroll to the item about this workshop. It will take you to the Registration page.
Thomas Campion, Psy.D.
Robert Casale, M.A.
Sgt. Crowley, CIT Coordinator
Eric Guenther, Chief of Police
Mark Hancel, M.A.
K.R. Juzwin, Psy.D.
Elizabeth Munis, M.A.
Joe Panico, Peer Support Trainer
Carrie Steiner, Psy.D.
*Presenters have no conflicts of interest or commercial support