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IACP Vicarious Trauma

Class Length: 12 hours
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Register 12/6/201812/7/20180800-1700Denton Public Safety Training Center 30
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***Denton PD, TWU DPS, and UNT PD ONLY***

 

 

Integrity, Action, and Justice: Strengthening Law Enforcement Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence Demonstration Initiative


Survival Mindset: Preparing for and Learning to Survive Exposure to Trauma


First responders and trauma go hand-in-hand. In this presentation, Sergeant Christopher Scallon will explore the
various constructs of trauma and provide a first-hand account of his exposure to both cumulative and acute trauma.

                      DAY ONE - First Responders


Welcome and Opening Remarks - Instructor Introduction
Overview of Trauma in Law Enforcement Agencies
? - Prevalence of trauma
? - Acknowledgement of related signs and symptoms
? - Effective response
What is trauma?
? - Impact of trauma on law enforcement personnel
? - Organizational effects of trauma
? - Trauma informed approaches
? - Vicarious trauma and primary trauma
Law Enforcement Encounters and Stress: Resiliency and Self-Care and Physical Fitness
? - Family support
? - Human resources
? - Employee and volunteer assistance programs
? - Peer support
? - Supervision
A Personal Account
? - In-depth view of previous trauma
? - Line of duty shooting
? - Aftermath
       a. Legal
       b. Personal
? - Warrior mindset

                          DAY TWO – Supervisors
******This day covers all previous topics with the emphasis on the role of supervision*****

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Free

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***Denton PD, TWU DPS, and UNT PD ONLY***

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