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COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course is designed to teach law enforcement professionals the importance of physical, mental, emotional, and social wellness, and to break down the stigma of mental health in the law enforcement profession. First responders are routinely exposed to high stress situations and this course is designed to give law enforcement professionals guidance on how their body and brain work together and against each other. Students will learn to recognize signs, symptoms, and coping mechanisms for common forms of distress associated with their profession. This course addresses how to recognize the signs of suicidal ideation and how to build a suicide prevention plan. Students will learn how to practice resiliency to become more able to withstand the demands of their lives and chosen careers.
LENGTH OF COURSE: 5 Hours
TARGET AUDIENCE: Mandated for all Peace Officers in Texas. Course can also be taken by Telecommunication Officers, Jailers and/or anyone wanting to learn about wellness.
PREPARED BY: Richard Bryan