Wellness, Resiliency and Suicide Prevention Practices in Police and Public Safety Psychology (Zoom) | June 19, 2020
Dr. Michael Craw and Dr. Jay Nagdimon
June 19, 2020
8:30am – 4:30pm
Palo Alto University, Los Altos Campus
7 Hours | 7 CEs
This live training on Wellness, Resiliency and Suicide Prevention in Police and Public Safety Psychology is presented by Michael J Craw, Ph.D., ABPP and Jay Nagdimon, Ph.D., ABPP.
This workshop provides critical knowledge for developing wellness and resiliency programs within law enforcement organizations. Integrated and structured programs including in-house psychological services, peer support, chaplains and wellness coordinators will be described. By creating a wide array of wellness and resiliency programs, agencies can provide service across the career span from academy training through retirement. Beyond treating psychological problems, the future of branding of wellness programs in law enforcement includes, peak performance, support for injured officers including pain management, nutritional counseling, increasing social support through technology and social media, and leadership development. Resiliency programs that are initiated and driven by multiple ranks, both civilian and sworn and supported by professional consultation from Police Psychologists generate the most sustained change. How wellness and resiliency programs relate to suicide prevention and alcohol misuse prevention in law enforcement will be discussed. For those currently or aspiring to provide direct clinical services to police officers, the sub-specialty of suicide assessment in law enforcement clinical settings will be described.
We are pleased to offer virtual attendance for all our workshops via ZOOM. Virtual attendees will be emailed all the details to connect via ZOOM and will be sent electronic copies of all materials.
This is the ZOOM registration. If you would like to attend by Zoom, please click here to register.
Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
- Describe the integration and structure of in-house clinical services, peer support and chaplaincy
- Describe the need for sworn/civilian driven resiliency programs supported by Police Psychologists
- Describe the application of peak performance interventions in the academy as a model for other tactical and psychomotor-based tasks
- Describe the issue of branding wellness and resiliency programs
- Describe the complexity of suicide assessment in law enforcement clinical settings with a flexible and contextual interviewing strategy
The intended audience for this workshop includes all mental health and allied professionals, including psychologists, social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists interested in police and public safety. This workshop is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced clinicians.
This workshop provides:
- Critical knowledge for developing wellness and resiliency programs within law enforcement organizations
- Discussion on Integrated and structured programs including in-house psychological services, peer support, chaplains and wellness coordinators
- The future of wellness programs in law enforcement
- Knowledge on How wellness and resiliency programs relate to suicide prevention and alcohol misuse prevention in law enforcement
About the Presenters
Jay Nagdimon, Ph.D., ABPP is a police psychologist with the Los Angeles Police Department’s Behavior Science Service. He has provided over 100 critical incident debriefings included in-custody deaths, officer involved shootings and blood borne pathogen exposures. At Behavioral Science Services Dr. Nagdimon provides psychotherapy, assessment, program consultation and operational support. He has been a trainer at the LAPD’s Academy and Peer Support school since 2009. Previously he directed the Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Center and he was a Board Member of the American Association of Suicidology.
Dr. Michael J Craw is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of California and Board Certified in Clinical Psychology and Police & Public Safety Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is the Assistant Commanding Officer of Behavioral Science Services of the Los Angeles Police Department. Dr. Craw provides clinical services to law enforcement personnel and runs the daily operation at BSS. He consults on a wide range of Police Psychology topics for the LAPD including the psychology of crowd management, crisis negotiations, training for officers to interface with the mentally ill, leadership development, executive coaching and consultation on counterterrorism efforts. He specializes in developing programs to enhance hardiness and resiliency among law enforcement professionals including deep undercover federal agents. In 2011 he coauthored a book chapter entitled, Resilience and Leadership in Dangerous Contexts, featured in Leadership in Dangerous Situations published by the Naval Institute Press. In 2015 he was senior author on an article in Police Chief magazine entitled: Leadership in Mourning: Leading Personnel Through a Line-of-Duty Death, Suicide, or Other Tragedy.
This is a live workshop and is available for live CE credit.
Our goal is to make this as interactive an experience as possible for those who attend virtually by zoom. Please expect to share your webcam and unmute yourself to ask questions and make comments, just as you would if you were to attend in person. There will be someone in each workshop room who is monitoring zoom attendees and who will alert the presenter to questions or comments from virtual attendees.
Please alert the room monitor to your question or comment by typing a “?” In the chat box and then wait to be called on. You will then be able to unmute your microphone and ask your question or make your comment. If you do not have a microphone, please type your question or comment in the chat box and the room monitor will read it aloud to the presenter. Whenever possible, we prefer that you share your webcam when asking a question so the presenter and in person attendees can see you, making for a nicer experience for all 🙂
Please note that the times for this workshop are 8:30am – 4:30pm USA Pacific time zone. Please make the necessary time zone adjustments when adding this workshop to your calendar.
9:30am – 5:30pm Mountain with lunch from 1pm-2pm | 10:30am – 6:30pm Central with lunch from 2pm-3pm | 11:30am – 7:30pm Eastern with lunch from 3pm-4pm | Check all other time zones here
Continuing Education Credit
This is a Live In-Person Training Program. To earn CE’s, you will be required to complete the evaluation for this workshop. No partial credit is available. Participants will earn 7 CE hours for this workshop upon full attendance and completion of the workshop evaluation. Certificates will be sent electronically as PDFs available for download and printing.
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