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Merging the Gap

April 14, 2016


Bridging the Gap Between Law Enforcement  and Mental Health Professionals  
A program of the ILACP Psychological Services Committee  May 3-4, 2016  

LOCATION: Aurora Police Department, 1200 E. Indian Trail - Aurora, 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.

$139 total, includes lunch both days 

12 C.E.’s are being offered for the full 2-day program (8 am- 4 pm Tues & Wed) for  L.C.S.W., L.S.W., L.C.P.C., L.P.C., L.M.F.T., and Licensed Psychologists Psy.D. & Ph.D. by Adler University.   You must attend both days and sign in to receive 12 C.E.’s. CE Certificates will be given at the end of the 2-day program.

Who should go: 

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 and other supervisors 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.    

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