ABPPSP: Introduction to Police & Public Safety Psychology

Presented By Jaime Brower, PsyD, ABPP | Philip Trompetter, PhD, ABPP
Jaime Brower, PsyD, ABPP Philip Trompetter, PhD, ABPP

10 hours | 10 CEs

This On Demand professional training program on Introduction to Police & Public Safety Psychology is presented by Philip Trompetter, Ph.D., ABPP, & Jaime Brower, PsyD., in partnership with The American Board of Police and Public Safety Psychology (ABPPSP). This program is POST CPE approved for 4 CE hours.

This training program provides core knowledge, with a sample of applications, of the police and public psychology specialty. Police and public safety psychology (PPSP) is concerned with assisting law enforcement and other public safety personnel and agencies in carrying out their missions and societal functions with effectiveness, safety, health, and conformity to laws and ethics. It consists of applying the science and profession of psychology in four primary domains of practice: Assessment, Intervention, Operational Support, and Organizational consultation. It begins with a history of the specialty, followed by descriptions of core proficiencies. Next, the program includes examples of PPSP practices such as crisis/hostage negotiations, employer-mandated psychological evaluations, interventions following officer-involved shootings, and other activities. Notably, the program promotes the cultural competence concepts necessary for a psychologist to work effectively with first responders.

Intended Audience

This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals

Experience Level

This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

CE / CPD Credit

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

Describe the core domains of police and public safety psychology

Describe the police cultural milieu

Describe how police are trained to respond to threats and describe at least three misconceptions about police use of deadly force

Describe the differences between a pre-employment psychological screening and a fitness-for-duty evaluation of a law enforcement officer

Describe three examples of police training and consultation topics

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Presented By

Jaime Brower, PsyD, ABPP

Dr. Jaime Brower is a licensed clinical psychologist working out of Denver, Colorado. She is American Board Certified as a specialist in the area of Police & Public Safety Psychology. Dr. Brower has devoted her career to working with those in law enforcement, corrections, detentions, fire, milit...

Presented By

Philip Trompetter, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Philip Trompetter is a California-licensed clinical psychologist who has had a specialty practice in police and forensic psychology for more than forty years. He is board-certified with the American Board of Police and Public Safety Psychology (ABPPSP) through the American Board of Professional ...

Curriculum

1. Introduction

2. A Brief History of Police Psychology

3. Domains of Police Psychology

4. Fitness for Duty Evaluations

5. Intervention

6. Operational Support

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Convenience & Flexibility

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Program Partner

The American Board of Police and Public Safety Psychology (ABPPSP)

We are proud to partner with The American Board of Police and Public Safety Psychology (ABPPSP) for this training. ABPPSP became a fully affiliated specialty board of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) on October 21, 2011. Police and Public Safety Psychology is concerned with assisting law enforcement and other public safety personnel and agencies in carrying out their missions and societal functions with optimal effectiveness, safety, health, and conformity to laws and ethics. It consists of the application of the science and profession of psychology in four primary domains of practice: assessment, clinical intervention, operational support, and organizational consultation.

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