Justice Personnel Wellness/Mental Health

Upcoming Webinars

Tina DeCola
07 / 18 / 2024

Taking care of our community and our crews is what we do - it's what we excel at! But who's taking care of us?  We will discuss ways to set [...]

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Jessica Dolce
07 / 25 / 2024

The past few years in animal welfare have been especially difficult, leaving many profoundly depleted. Given the challenges in our field, what can we do to care for ourselves, our [...]

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David Zayas
07 / 30 / 2024

As victim advocates, we are called to sit with those most affected by crime, to uplift their voices, and to bear witness to the horrific, the tragic, and the unspeakable. [...]

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Kris Nichols
08 / 06 / 2024

If you are a 911 dispatcher, it’s a safe bet to say that you have been, currently are, or will be stressed out in this profession. If stress is starting [...]

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Eric Fredricks
08 / 15 / 2024

In this webinar, we will discuss the benefits for a police department or any other first responder agency to have a comfort/facility K-9. We will provide examples of how [...]

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Kim Colegrove
08 / 20 / 2024

Better care of your mental and emotional health begins with a plan. In this webinar, instructor Kim Colegrove will help you assess where you are on your well-being journey, decide [...]

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Si Liew
08 / 27 / 2024

In this webinar, we explore the multifaceted nature of fatigue experienced by police officers and first responders delving beyond conventional factors like shift work and circadian disruptions to confront the [...]

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Dabria VanGieson
Wendy Hummell
09 / 10 / 2024

Mental Health is a concern nationwide, and many organizations are responding by supporting employees with additional resources.  Mental health days, additional mental health visits through an EAP, contracts with local [...]

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Denise Olsen
09 / 12 / 2024

Trauma doesn’t occur from abuse alone. Vicarious trauma is an occupational challenge for people working and volunteering in the fields of victim services, law enforcement, emergency medical services, fire [...]

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Christina Bertera
09 / 19 / 2024

An overview look at Northwest Florida (NWF) Health Network partnerships with law enforcement and community service providers to address behavioral health needs at the different intercept points within the Criminal [...]

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Thometta Cozart
Sunnetta "Sunny" Slaughter
09 / 26 / 2024

Epilepsy, a complex neurological disorder that impacts millions of people worldwide, can present challenges for law enforcement officers and first responders. Recognizing and understanding Epilepsy, particularly in high-stress situations that [...]

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Tamara Glover
10 / 03 / 2024

Working with people creates a daily adventure, which means no two work days are ever the same.  And although fulfilling, there are daily challenges as well, with some days being [...]

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Linda McFarlane
10 / 22 / 2024

Jails are dynamic places. Jail staff deal with people during their most vulnerable and chaotic moments – many of them reeling from recent and historic trauma. Having an understanding of trauma, [...]

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Rebecca Jameson
10 / 29 / 2024

The dreaded "B" word is enough to make most roll their eyes in exasperation. Many say budgets are "too restrictive," or "don't work" because they're too hard to stick to. [...]

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Jessica Chapman
David Rosengard
11 / 05 / 2024

The animal law movement has, for the most part, been successful in showing society that animal cruelty is a problem. Now, a dynamic and evolving area of focus is creating [...]

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Michael Gomez
11 / 07 / 2024

When a child or adolescent sexually acts out it can be a scary experience for not just a parent, but also for the provider working with the family, especially if [...]

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Brenda Dietzman
11 / 19 / 2024

Our inner critic is loud, demanding, ever-present, and sometimes even harsh and condescending. Think about it, if your best friend spoke to you the way your inner critic speaks to [...]

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Andrew Campbell
12 / 03 / 2024

This webinar includes the presenter’s detailed analysis and review of 58 school shooting incidents occurring in the U.S. since 1990. Topics include expanding the list of adverse childhood experiences, appropriately [...]

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Christina Bertera
12 / 10 / 2024

By utilizing Community Outreach Coordinators embedded within the rural Sheriffs' Offices in the Florida Panhandle, Northwest Florida (NWF) Health Network has been able to assist in diverting those with behavioral [...]

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Katie Campbell
12 / 10 / 2024

We get it, the thought of creating and sustaining a pet housing program for the pets of people in crisis can feel a little daunting sometimes. But we’ve got [...]

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Courtney
12 / 12 / 2024

With rising costs and limited pay increases, more and more American families’ household budgets are stretched thin, causing anxiety, stress, and financial insecurity. While there is no silver bullet to [...]

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Rob Leinberger
02 / 11 / 2025

The emotional train ride affects animal care, animal control, animal welfare workers, and volunteers whether you’re in the field or in the shelter.  And sometimes, cursing just isn’t [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC
02 / 25 / 2025

Adults who experienced trauma in their childhood live with the physical, emotional and behavioral consequences of that trauma throughout life. In some cases, these adults do not recognize that they [...]

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Kelly Thyssen
02 / 27 / 2025

In the dynamic realm of animal welfare, the significance of peer support cannot be emphasized enough. Join us in this webinar as we explore the concept of peer support and [...]

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Michael Gomez
03 / 04 / 2025

The impact of trauma on youth has been well established.  When one compounds the extraordinary trials and adversities that families experience as refugees during immigration the impact is exponential. This [...]

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Scott Medlin
03 / 13 / 2025

In part 2 of The 10 Code Mindset, we will raise our awareness of who is around us. Not necessarily focusing on the safety aspect of situational awareness, but inner awareness of [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC
05 / 06 / 2025

For the past two decades the criminal justice system has recognized the impact that stress and burnout has had on its personnel. The system has provided programs, information and trainings [...]

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Michael Gomez
05 / 13 / 2025

Courts regularly order therapy for multiple reasons.  The courts are, unfortunately, at the mercy of what is available in their area.  This webinar is designed to go “behind the curtain” [...]

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Michael Gomez
07 / 31 / 2025

The topic of secondary/vicarious trauma and burnout has been discussed to death at this point for most people.  Most professionals don’t need another “self-care” talk or another discussion [...]

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Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennett
Inga Fricke
08 / 12 / 2025

We all knew that working to help homeless animals day in and day out would be challenging and emotionally draining; what we didn’t know was that those difficulties would [...]

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Marc Hildebrand
09 / 09 / 2025

Are you ready to elevate your career and personal life? Join us for a transformative webinar designed specifically for criminal justice professionals. In this engaging and interactive session, you'll discover [...]

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Michael Gomez
11 / 04 / 2025

"Self-Care" as a concept had a promising start when introduced to the field.  At its best, it was attempting to give acknowledgment that the job is hard and we need [...]

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Halcyon Frank
11 / 13 / 2025

Every day our brains are playing a soundtrack. At times it’s our favorite jam, while other times it can be nothing but a cycle of shame and insecurity. There [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Tina DeCola

Taking care of our community and our crews is what we do – it’s what we excel at! But who’s taking care of us? We will discuss ways to [...]

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Wendy Hummell

This Ask Me Anything session supplements the Building a Wellness Program from the Ground Up webinar that Wendy Hummel previously presented . There she outlined the steps to establishing a wellness [...]

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Christie Estes
Krista Chick

In 2019, 29.6% of jail inmate deaths were due to suicide. This also has been the leading cause of death in jails every year since 2000. This makes it imperative for facilities to [...]

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Michael Gomez

Effective treatment for suicidal ideation and self-harm requires comprehensive and effective therapy modalities. Not all therapy is created equal, and statistically, 80% of therapy is not evidence-based. This consequently impacts the [...]

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Al Cobos

Diversity is often seen as a positive attribute in group settings, particularly in the workplace, as it offers different perspectives needed for more cohesive and effective decision-making. Unfortunately, the differences [...]

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Halcyon Frank

Negativity at work is inevitable, there will always be bad days, but there are ways to mitigate it, so it doesn’t spread throughout the workplace. This webinar provides practical [...]

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Marc Hildebrand

 Overcoming burnout, a state of chronic physical and mental exhaustion, is crucial for improving health, career, relationships, and overall well-being. To do so, one must have awareness of how burnout [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

Anger, fear, guilt, and depression – these are the four emotions that people who have experienced trauma grapple with. This webinar provides the origins, manifestations, and consequences of each one and [...]

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Katharine Manning

Working in helping professions can take a toll on one’s wellness. Given the existing problem with recruitment and retention in these roles, it becomes imperative that individuals take ownership [...]

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Scott Medlin

First responders and criminal justice professionals face different types of pressure and stress that just happens to be inherent in the profession. This webinar explores effective tactics for maintaining mental [...]

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Dr. Jyothi Robertson
Angel Guzmán
José Ocaño

The nature of jobs in the public safety realm is stressful – this looks like long hours, demanding tasks, heavy workloads, traumatic events, and a sense of it being a thankless [...]

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Katie Campbell

What happens when we support people in crisis and their pets? Join this interactive discussion to learn how creating a pet housing program not only removes a significant barrier to [...]

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Lois James, PhD

Success in the public safety profession is measured based on the ability to provide services that meet the community's needs. The ability to do this is dependent on the people [...]

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Tamara Glover

What is slime? Nope, we’re not talking about that sticky science experiment glue-based goo. The slime that this webinar aims to explore is that feeling of discomfort that seeps [...]

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Michelle Welch

Prosecutors handling high-profile cases, particularly those involving animal rights often attract significant media attention and public scrutiny. All of that can take a toll on one’s well-being. Michelle Welch [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

The need for control may be seen as a negative trait, but for those healing from a traumatic event, control can facilitate healing and foster hope toward a future beyond [...]

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Wendy Hummell

Burnout is prevalent in law enforcement due to the demanding, stressful, and even downright traumatic nature of the profession. But this is exacerbated further for women who have to deal [...]

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Michael Gomez

How the public safety and helping professions dealt with the demands, stress, and even trauma that came with the field is through a traditionally tough guy “Can’t take the [...]

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Rebecca Jameson

Overtime is ingrained in the first responder culture – and so does the dependency on the overtime pay that comes with it. This webinar looks into the concept of overtime trap [...]

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Halcyon Frank

Complacency within the realm of public safety is a serious problem because unlike private service providers where people who experience less than ideal service have the option of searching for [...]

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Marc Hildebrand

Given the demands and pressure of the criminal justice profession, burnout just seems somewhat inevitable. This, however, doesn’t have to be the case as Marc Hildebrand joins the Justice [...]

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Hilary Anne Hager

The animal welfare and control profession is a rewarding industry. However, it does come with challenges as the job is demanding which takes a toll on the employees’ wellness. Compassion [...]

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Nancy Swigert
Amber Burgess Cox

With more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, two-thirds of which still living at home in communities, law enforcement is bound to encounter individuals with Alzheimer’s in [...]

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Chris Chandler Yates

To say that having to witness critical, traumatic events in people’s lives that could be a matter of life and death is stressful is probably an understatement. For the [...]

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Wendy Hummell

More value is being placed on wellness across public safety agencies in the US brought about by the recognition that wellness directly impacts workforce performance, recruitment, and retention. As a [...]

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Jesse Trevino

Is law enforcement equipped to deal with crisis responses? On one end, some of those from the law enforcement field think officers shouldn’t be responding to community problems and [...]

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Tamara Lyn

There is a profound connection between personal core values and success. The more our core values are aligned with the choices and decisions we make in our jobs and our [...]

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Sam L Davis

Uncontrolled emotions can lead us to less than favorable outcomes. Relationships, careers, and lives and on the line when emotions are left unchecked. This webinar explores emotions and behavior, and [...]

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Andrew Campbell

The bidirectional relationship between abuse in the home and community violence states that when family violence is occurring, it increases the risk of community violence and when community violence is [...]

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Sara Weston

People tend to cower from leading because they either feel not empowered to lead or feel helpless to lead. It is imperative, however, especially for women, to take on that [...]

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Courtney

As a veteran and police wife, Courtney knows that these noble professions don’t always come with as noble of a salary. For years, their family suffered financial stresses but [...]

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Maria Valdovinos Olson
Karen Amendola

Organizational stressors are stressful conditions which the organization and/or its leaders have control over. Meanwhile, operational stress refers to conditions inherent in the job and are part of day-to-day [...]

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Wes Dotson

Individuals on the autism spectrum are 4-7 times more likely to have encounters with law enforcement than the general public. Distinct traits and challenges that those with Autism Spectrum Disorder ([...]

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Shaun Ward

Is working in public safety leaving you stressed? Does serving other people leave you tired and unfulfilled? This discussion looks into the challenges faced by law enforcement professionals on the [...]

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Kate Kimble

Social media created an interesting twist to human interactions. Sometimes, for some people, it can become so toxic that a social media detox is needed for mental well-being. The negativity [...]

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Amy Morgan

For those who are tired of day-to-day work and the stress, and in the case of law enforcement and public safety – the trauma, that comes with it, retirement seems like [...]

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Tamara Lyn

There is transformative power in embracing coaching techniques in leadership. This session explores how a coaching mindset that taps into both the leaders’ and their followers’ learning agility can address [...]

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Ronna Martin

When we think about corrections settings, the last thing we associate with it is the idea of wellness. Jails and prisons tend to paint a picture of gloom, isolation, and [...]

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Michelle Gundy
Joseph Wright

What does it mean to be trauma-informed? This webinar deep-dives into the science behind trauma and how it impacts the individuals those working in criminal justice interact with regularly, so [...]

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Katharine Manning

Working in the criminal justice system means being regularly exposed to trauma on top of the stress and demands of the job, as well as the challenges that we all [...]

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Darren Ivey

  The first responder career field is one that is more likely to be exposed to trauma compared to other professions. Without tools and guidance on how to navigate these traumatic [...]

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Jeff Bragg
Angie Jones

Peer support teams offer value by providing a safe space for personnel to share experiences, cope with trauma, and access resources, especially in the first responder professions where the likelihood [...]

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Michael Gomez

The Justice System and the Behavioral Health professions do not always see eye-to-eye when it comes to approaches when managing system-involved youth. Dr. Michael Gomez provides guidelines to both justice [...]

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Jack Harris

In branches of the criminal justice field, people are exposed to situations where anger is likely. And while everyone experiences anger, how we express, manage, and respond to it may [...]

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Diana Knapp

Suicide is the leading cause of death in jails and prisons in the United States. Those working in jails and prisons are also highly likely to be exposed to such [...]

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Amanda Stamps

This webinar is the second part of a two-part series on Crisis Response. The first session looked into the current mental health response situation, an overview of different crisis response [...]

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Linda Ahrens

Chaplains have been significantly utilized in the corrections setting to provide inmates with support and guidance to set them up for success. Correctional staff, being exposed to the same environment [...]

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Courtney

The policing profession is a stressful and demanding industry by itself that requires individuals to be performing at their best to effectively serve the communities they swore to protect. The [...]

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Jim Martin

In the corrections and correctional health care setting, outcomes are important – for the inmates, the staff members, and the facility as a whole. Jim Martin has identified the Pathway to [...]

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Amanda Stamps

Communities are advocating for more compassionate and specialized approaches in collaboration with mental health professionals when responding to those experiencing a mental health crisis. Agencies are now thinking of ways [...]

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John Shuford

Organizational stressors were found to have significantly impacted staff morale, employee satisfaction, and retention across industries. In law enforcement and corrections where job duties are demanding and stressful, to say [...]

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Terry Clark

Mindfulness can play a crucial role in supporting police work. By cultivating present-moment awareness and non-judgmental acceptance, police officers benefit in a greater sense of self-regulation, resilience, and empathy which [...]

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Wendy Hummell

Stress response is our body’s natural way of preparing us for high-risk or high-threat situations. Originally a protective factor, when the body spends too long in this state, it [...]

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Katharine Manning

Trauma-informed leadership is crucial in organizations. Trauma-informed leaders create a supportive environment that prioritizes understanding, empathy, and healing, fostering better outcomes for both staff and the individuals they serve. This [...]

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Karen Amendola

Insufficient sleep brought about by long work hours can lead to increased fatigue, decreased cognitive performance, and impaired decision-making abilities. In the law enforcement profession, the impact of lack of [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

More and more people are seeking mental health support as the stigma that comes with it is slowly overcome. However, with challenges faced by individuals seeking help to get mental [...]

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John Shuford

Given the retention issues facing criminal justice organizations, the profession has been looking for ways to address them. This session zeroes in on the concept of resilience as a counteracting [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

This webinar is the second installment of a two-part webinar series on organizational stress. The first part zeroed in on organizational stress from the frontline’s perspective but this time [...]

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Kathleen Hensley
Khaliqa Wheatley

More and more agencies are recognizing the importance of a robust mental health and wellness programming to recruitment, retention, job satisfaction, and productivity. With this in mind, the Walton County [...]

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Jacqueline Drew
Sherri Martin

A large-scale survey was conducted by the National Fraternal Order of Police partnered with Griffith University to capture the state of the law enforcement profession through the eyes of the [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Helping professionals cite the major source of workplace stress as being organizational in nature rather than operational stress. This suggests that organizations, the leadership, and even the frontline workers can [...]

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Pietro “Piero” D’Ingillo
Dave Weiner

The ROAR response model minutely dissects facets of field response and is considered a roadmap to de-escalation (crisis stabilization), field dynamics and decision making.  It is applicable to field responders, [...]

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Jill Palmer
BJ Wagner

The law enforcement profession is being hounded by issues left and right. In between the use of force and police misconduct incidents, the recruitment and retention challenges, and the decline [...]

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Joe Smarro

Getting community members to comply with established laws or specific conduct is one of the goals of first responders to keep order and safety within communities. Leaning into the authority [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

Working in a correctional facility can be a highly stressful and demanding job, with staff often exposed to violence, trauma, and difficult working conditions. Despite these challenges, many corrections departments [...]

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Fred Fletcher
Caroline Huffaker

Victim services and law enforcement are similar in how these two distinct professions tend to apply skill sets or practices that intersect with other professions to be fully effective in [...]

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Bobby Kipper

What does it take to establish organizational success? According to Bobby Kipper, it takes three components. The EAC factor which stands for expectations, accountability, and consequences help ensure success for [...]

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Brent Richter
Dennis Conroy
Amy Morgan

First responders, public safety, and criminal justice professionals are in fields where bad things are inevitable. How individuals react to these traumatic incidents, however, deeply varies. This session explores the [...]

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Katharine Manning

When thinking about leadership traits – things like critical thinking and decision-making tend to come up. However, the most important but underrated leadership trait is actually empathy. Leaders who demonstrate empathy [...]

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Marc Hildebrand

Do you struggle with self-confidence? Do you have certain areas in your life that you are just not as confident with? Do you wonder how some people seem to be [...]

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C. Gabrielle Salfati

A perfect storm – that has got to be the best description of what policing has been experiencing facing adversaries across all fronts for the last few years. The crisis existed [...]

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Christopher Gandia

When talking about officer wellness, the resources provided are mainly about mental health and physical health. It is important to understand however that overall wellness goes beyond these two areas [...]

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Bobby Kipper

How three basic words can transform your overall performance and empower individuals to reach their short and long-term goals. Participants will learn that self-expectations, accountability, and consequences are three action [...]

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Mandy Nice

Wellness has been at the forefront of first responders and other helping professions over the past few years. The focus tends to be mental health programs to undo the stress [...]

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Nicole Fredricks Jackson

We all want to be better off in life – be it physically, emotionally, or professionally. But any improvement entails changes – and this is typically where the difficulty comes in because [...]

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Bobby Kipper
Scott Geller, PhD

With the barrage of issues hounding law enforcement and related justice professions, different approaches utilizing complicated models, advanced skills, and innovations are implemented in response. But at the heart of [...]

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Rodger Ruge

Helping professions are very demanding. Those employed in these fields must be fit in every sense of the word to be hired. Being in these professions, however, subject them to [...]

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Colleen McCollough
Ken Murphy
BJ Wagner

Law enforcement has been unofficially managing community mental health issues despite not being the experts in such situations. The City of Austin identified this as an area for improvement and [...]

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Richard Bojorquez
Pietro “Piero” D’Ingillo
Dave Weiner

Around two out five of veterans are suffering from some form of mental health issue. Unfortunately, a culture deeply ingrained within veterans may prevent them from seeking assistance with the [...]

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Marc Hildebrand

Looking to make a change but finding yourself not just quite going all in or unable to sustain it? What you just might need to truly make things happen for [...]

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Rodger Ruge

An average human being is bound to go through about two traumatic events in a lifetime. But for those working in emergency services and other helping professions, that is increased [...]

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BJ Wagner

Law enforcement by default is tasked with the responsibility of dealing with mental health emergencies on top of the profession’s challenges when it comes to funding, staffing, and other [...]

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Michael Gomez

Anyone who has experienced vicarious trauma (VT) or secondary trauma (ST) and burnout, or is helping others with these, know too well the conscious effort it takes to manage let [...]

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Wendy Hummell

The need to support law enforcement officers’ holistic wellness given the stressful, if not downright traumatic nature of the job, is being recognized by more and more agencies and even [...]

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Darren Ivey
Wendy Hummell
Brenda Dietzman

Stress and trauma look different for everyone. Managing and preventing stress and trauma through self-care and resilience is likewise unique for each individual. This session acknowledges these differences by retelling [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

People tend to use the term trigger loosely to describe anything that causes them any form of adverse response. In this session, the focus is on trauma triggers – those elicited [...]

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Bobby Kipper

More and more workplaces including the criminal justice field are paying attention to employee wellness. Different initiatives, programs, and services are being made available to the workforce to ensure that [...]

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Amy Morgan

What drives people to end their lives? Amy Morgan leads the discussion on the factors that lead to suicide ideation, common myths surrounding it, and what can be done to [...]

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Wendy Hummell

People often compartmentalize the symptoms that they are experiencing into physical, mental, or emotional. What we often miss is the interrelations of these symptoms with one another. Wendy Hummel leads [...]

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Tracy Ertl

Bullies don't just exist in school halls and schoolyards. Just when we think we’re done and over with with that phase, we find ourselves dealing with the same thing [...]

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Nick Metz
Sara Metz
Bill Walsh
Sammie Wicks

Events that transpired in the last few years made it evident more than ever the challenges the public safety profession is facing. Forced to adapt in a fast-changing world of [...]

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Lois James, PhD

 Watch the Webinar Trailer     From employee assistance programs, office gyms and break rooms, to partnerships with physical and mental health resources and providers, workplaces are now recognizing the [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

People who find themselves entangled in the system are dealing with some form of trauma. This does not only refer to the victims, as even perpetrators may also have been [...]

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Wendy Hummell

Ever felt like you want to achieve something only to feel limited by your own thoughts and beliefs? Don't worry because you're not the only one. You see, humans are [...]

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BJ Wagner
John Snook

Communities across the nation are participating in an unprecedented effort to transform mental health emergency response. Two years ago, the FCC adopted rules to establish 988 as the new, nationwide, easy-to-remember 3[...]

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Tracy Ertl

Stressors are inevitable in the world we're living in today. This is especially true for helping professions where all of the incoming information tend to be inherently negative. The value [...]

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Kim Colegrove

For a lot of people, meditation is typically seen as a practice linked to eastern religions and beliefs. This notion tends to create hesitancy and fear that practicing it means [...]

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Amy Morgan

When faced with a critical event, an agency will not try to just handle everything on its own. It will call in every possible resource from partner agencies and even [...]

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Marc Hildebrand

So many things to do, so little time. We all have goals for different aspects of our lives that it just seems impossible to accomplish all at the same time. [...]

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Sandra K. Antoniak

This course is the third part of a webinar series on issues related to violence perpetrated by children and adolescents. While the previous sessions looked into risk assessment instruments for [...]

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Melissa Reuland
Rob Davis
Jennifer Zeunik

Police officers and sheriff’s deputies help people in crisis. The crisis though, can be a lot of things, and it includes people going through some sort of mental health [...]

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Dr. John W. Newcomer, M.D.
Julie Hiett
Carol Caraballo

Law enforcement is often placed in the position of responding to individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis, whether a serious mental illness or substance use disorder. Thriving Mind South Florida, [...]

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Dr. Amber Simpler

Competency refers to the individual’s ability to understand their legal situation, its potential outcomes, and participate in a legal proceeding. Restoration is an effort to uphold justice by providing [...]

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Adam Leath

Those working in public safety and emergency response are exposed to significantly more stress and trauma-inducing critical incidents than the general population. Numerous efforts are being implemented by agencies in [...]

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Amy Morgan

Who are you know and where do you want to be? Existentialist questions are tough, but these are things that we ought to contemplate on if we want to live [...]

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Joe Smarro

Compassionate policing is a mindset and culture that must be adopted across law enforcement agencies to be fully effective in the community. Not only does it provide community members with [...]

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Shannon Scully
John Snook

In 2020, Congress the Federal Communications Commission made 988 the universal three-digit dialing code for mental health crisis in the United States. It is an expansion of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’[...]

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Bobby Kipper
Scott Geller, PhD

Different approaches to policing are being introduced and implemented – some require complicated models, technical skills, and some of the most cutting-edge technology. However, it is typically the foundational concepts that [...]

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Wendy Hummell
Brenda Dietzman

It entails a high level of resilience to work in helping professions. This is especially true for women who must constantly be present for the people they serve at work [...]

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Kim Colegrove

Helping professions like law enforcement, dispatchers, EMTs, and firefighters are subjected to some of the most dreadful aspects of a community. All the horrors they’ve witnessed, listened to, or [...]

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Shannon Denard

To “Protect and Serve” requires “Trust and Cooperation.” Law Enforcement utilizes police academy training on every call but not every community call results in law enforcement to community relationship cooperation. [...]

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C. Gabrielle Salfati

Mental illness issues are much higher in first responders than in civilians. Deterioration of mental health is observed in criminal justice and public safety professionals during their time of service [...]

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Grant McDougall

The law enforcement profession is demanding to say the least. In a career where one is deployed to some of the most dangerous and daunting situations, it requires those who [...]

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Sandra K. Antoniak

Transitional age brain happens between the age of 13 to 25 years old where there’s a mismatch between the areas of the brain involved in emotions and pleasure and the region [...]

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Bobby Kipper

In the last couple of years, there has been a shift in the criminal justice training arena towards the ‘soft skills’ to help criminal justice professionals manage the people they [...]

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Jim Martin

The Suicide Prevention Resource Guide was conceived with a goal to find solutions for suicidal individuals and suicide risks in correctional facilities. It provides insights, promising practices, and guidelines for [...]

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Wendy Hummell

The concept of resilience may seem abstract and at times romanticized to a fault. But at its core and in the practical side of looking at things, resilience is a [...]

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Lois James, PhD

With the inherent nature of the law enforcement profession where officers are exposed to challenging conditions, traumatic circumstances, plus add the shift work into the equation, fatigue becomes inevitable. Numerous [...]

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Marc Hildebrand

We all want to be the best version of ourselves. Unfortunately, as we juggle so many things in our lives, we sometimes find ourselves dropping some of these, with one [...]

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Sandra K. Antoniak

One in every ten violent crimes committed in the US is perpetrated by a person younger than 18 years old. Violence perpetrated by youth is truly unsettling. It also makes us, [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

The pandemic affected people all over the world. Physically – with their mobility reduced due to health protocols; socially – with lessened interactions with loved ones; professionally – with productivity impacted by remote [...]

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Dr. Stephen Odom
Amy Morgan

People assume that depression looks the same for everybody, but this isn’t really the case. This session is dedicated to better understand depression – see its prevalence, debunk myths about [...]

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Katharine Manning

There are a lot of people who are suffering from stress and trauma that are not getting the help they need. This fact is only exacerbated over the last year [...]

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Wendy Hummell

Who helps the helpers when they’re the ones who need help? Work for those in the helping professions – law enforcement, medical, EMT, animal control, fire, dispatch – seeing people suffering, [...]

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Sean Goodison

Law enforcement has been the first responder and default go-to entity for so many incidents that they really shouldn’t be involved in the first place. With the realization that [...]

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Lisa Boesky

This is the second installment of Dr. Lisa Boesky’s Preventing Jail Suicide webinars. The first session unpacked specific strategies that jails may implement to avoid suicide deaths and related [...]

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Chris Jones

It’s been said that most of the things we are dealing with in our adulthood are actually remnants of our childhood. We may not see it outright, but once [...]

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Jennifer Heisig
Hilary Weinberg

Everyone experiences stress in some form or another. Between seeing people in some of the worst circumstances, being privy to information that are just downright graphic, or having to hear [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

We witnessed massive changes around us. Between 2020’s wildfires, COVID-19, George Floyd, the civil unrest, to a heated presidential election, and the fresh Capitol riot of 2021, we’re all forced [...]

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Shane Nolte
Krista Thronson
BJ Wagner
Dr. Margie Balfour
John Snook

Emergencies are typically grouped based on who can resolve them: fire, medic, or police. It’s easy to determine which ones fall under fire and medic. For all the gray [...]

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Lisa Boesky

Prisons have higher rates of suicide deaths than the general population and jails have even higher suicide rates than prisons. With this is in mind, it is imperative that these [...]

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David Black

First responders are the people whom the community depend on to do the dirty work – the ones we know we can’t handle and are too difficult. Given the stressful [...]

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Amy Morgan

In discussions that relate to mental health, self-care, and wellness, one of the points that is stressed time and again is to reach out to resources proactively and when needed. [...]

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Halcyon Frank
Amy Morgan

Ensuring the safety of the public requires constant coordination between the agencies involved. Fire, EMS, law enforcement, dispatch – these are just some of the key stakeholders that must collaborate to [...]

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Katie Nelson

If you’re finding yourself not performing at your best the past months, you’re not the only one. The past 9 months or so had been surreal, from natural disasters, [...]

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Sean Goodison

Opioid use has reshaped American society in many ways – how drug trafficking and trade is being done, the drug dependency lifestyle perpetuated, the decreased life expectancy, the families it impacted. [...]

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Karla Ramirez
Frank Webb
J.C. Adams
John Colburn, PhD

Demands to defund the police are rather counterintuitive considering communities’ dependence on them to address any incident that is considered a threat to public safety or a nuisance to the [...]

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Brenda Dietzman

The helping profession has its two sides. One is positive, with words like noble and rewarding associated with it. On the other side, it is seen as a thankless job, [...]

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Andy Carrier
John McGuire
Kit Cummings
Rita Watkins
Eric Skidmore

In a previous related webinar, Rev. Eric Skidmore and Dr. Joseph Cheng provided an overview of the Post Critical Incident Seminars (PCIS) being conducted by the South Carolina Law Enforcement [...]

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Grant McDougall

Despite opposing opinions and stances on many factors surrounding school shootings, if there’s one thing that the entire population can agree on it, it is that the carnage has [...]

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Jeff Thompson, Ph.D.
Kevin Morison

More officers are dying by suicide than line of duty deaths. This conveys that while they’re well prepared and trained to handle critical incidents and dodge attacks and bullets, [...]

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Halcyon Frank
Amy Morgan

Dispatchers are the very frontline of the public safety sector. They play a critical role in response as they’re the first ones who get information on what’s happening [...]

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Dr. Joseph C. Cheng
Eric Skidmore

Individuals working in the law enforcement, public safety, and emergency response field are often exposed to sensitive if not completely gruesome events on the job. Line of duty shootings, high-speed [...]

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Shelly Katkowski

Webinar Video Clip: Suicide by Cop Protocols and Training Guide Law enforcement protocols are highly scrutinized as of late. Responding officers are specially trained to de-escalate in-crisis individuals, but in [...]

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Obed Magny

Everyone can experience trauma, for individuals working in industries that deal with critical incidents and emergencies, the risk of exposure to trauma is further aggravated. The community’s helpers need [...]

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Michael Goold

This webinar will introduce you to the principle of Emotional Intelligence and how you can prevent emotional hijacks, give yourself a yellow card, and “read” the emotions of others to [...]

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Kimberly Miller

It’s been told that the COVID-19 pandemic is the kind of storm that puts us all in the same boat, unfortunately, this isn’t exactly the case. When such [...]

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Grant McDougall

Trauma is typically associated with extreme life-altering experiences. However, the concept of cumulative trauma is quite different from this. As the term suggests, it happens in a slow, repeated, and [...]

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Al Cobos

It takes one bad apple to spoil the bunch, one bad incident to forget all the good that’s been done. Outlier events are putting the whole law enforcement arena [...]

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Amy Morgan

Change is hard. Now that we got that out of the way, Amy Morgan wants to challenge you to change your life. Sure, making changes in one’s life can [...]

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Kimberly Miller

The Doctor is IN. Join us for the finale of this thought-provoking series about Resiliency, Leadership and the Challenging time we're living through. Dr. Kimberly Miller will be answering questions [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

This is the third installment of Duane Bowers’ Child Trauma webinar series. It started with a course that covered a comprehensive introduction to childhood trauma. The second one provided guidelines [...]

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Jim Martin

Correctional health care is public health care – if we can release the inmate population much better than we found them, communities are made safer and stronger. This is how Jim [...]

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Tina Buneta
Joseph Hoebeke
Doreen Jokerst
Justin Smith
William Beck
Jack Cauley
Kimberly Miller

Webinar Video Clip: Leadership on the Front Lines - Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic    COVID-19 is testing everyone’s resilience. People are experiencing anxiety over their mobility, safety, livelihood, and [...]

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Kimberly Miller

This is the second installment of Dr. Kimberly Miller’s webinar series on resilience and bounceability. This time around, she will be providing six additional tools that can be integrated [...]

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Daniel McDonald

Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, we are all told to stay home and stay safe. But what happens to those who do not have homes? Under normal circumstances, there are more [...]

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Kimberly Miller

What the whole world is going through right now is testing all of us – from the government’s decision-making to things that we have better control of like our discipline, [...]

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Dr. Babatunde Okuleye, M.D., MBA
Robin Timme
Jennifer Horney

This is the second part of the Corrections and COVID-19 series made possible through the Falcon Correctional and Community Services, Inc. Topics covered in the first installment are the epidemiology [...]

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Amy Morgan

  This is the second installment of Amy Morgan’s three-part webinar series that focuses on our life’s struggles and stresses. The first part talked about pre-prevention when it [...]

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Robin Timme
Jennifer Horney
Scott Semple
Elias A. Diggins

Strange times we’re in right now and it’s affected our consciousness on a whole new level. There is a threat – we cannot see it, but we know it’[...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

This is the second installment of this Justice Clearinghouse series on childhood trauma. While the first one provided an introduction to childhood trauma, this one offers pointers on the things [...]

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Amy Morgan

Minor issues and things that cause stress in our everyday life can pile up and compound into a much bigger problem. It may get to a point that the load [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

Traumatic events can have lasting effects on people – more so if it is children who have limited understanding and lack awareness when it comes to regulation their own behavior and [...]

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Wes Dotson

This session is the final installment of the Autism Spectrum Disorder webinar series. Tying up what was discussed and applying what was learned in the first three webinars, this session [...]

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Daniel McDonald

After answering the whys for a law enforcement agency to launch their own Police Homeless Outreach Team (HOT), Daniel McDonald’s second webinar in the series will deep-dive into the [...]

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Amy Morgan

At one point or another, we all are exposed to events that may warrant a trauma response. It could be something that we’ve gone through in childhood, more recent [...]

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Dan Phillips
Brandon “Choe” Sergent, M. Th.,

Jails and prisons have their challenges and would greatly benefit from help from the community. Religious organizations are willing to provide whatever help they can extend, but they too, identify [...]

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Jonathan Parker

The second installment of a two-part series, Jonathan Parker is back on Justice Clearinghouse to continue on his Watch Your Six course. In the first part, Jonathan unpacked the six [...]

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John Snook
Carrie Hill

Criminal justice agencies are bearing the brunt of the mental health crisis – in cost, time, and manpower. Despite numerous initiatives from different segments of the criminal justice system, from training [...]

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Jonathan Parker

It’s s been said that in life we juggle rubber and glass balls. The rubber balls represent aspects of our life that we can bounce back from. The glass [...]

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Karen Solomon
Amy Morgan

Articles, photos, reminders, and chain messages are making rounds on the internet encouraging people to be cognizant of potential mental health issues others are experiencing – to be wary, listen, support, [...]

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Jason Ratcliff
Darrah Metz
Kimberly Miller

One in every five American families has a pet. Pets provide security, companionship, happiness, and love to the individuals and families they live with. The law enforcement and criminal justice [...]

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Dan Phillips

Law enforcement officers find themselves dealing with people from all walks of life daily – and it includes people with mental health issues. These people might end up in jails and [...]

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Daniel McDonald

The state of homelessness is getting worse, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development highlighted the magnitude of the issue reporting that more than half a million [...]

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Arlyn Harris

Learn how Maricopa County Adult Probation Department (MCAPD) successfully expanded its implementation of  Thinking for a Change (a cognitive behavioral intervention program with the NIC) through collaboration with external treatment [...]

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Amy Morgan

Doing a Google search can easily expose you to the many ways society decides to categorize and label people. Are you an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert? Do you belong to [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

According to The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder results from traumatic events by directly experiencing it, witnessing it, being privy to its details or repeated [...]

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Jason Winsky

Law enforcement and mental health support services intersect in drug abuse cases. Tucson recognized the link between two disciplines when they conceptualized their Mental Health Support Team that allowed people [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

Through numerous courses tackling trauma here on Justice Clearinghouse, we’ve established its detrimental effects on different facets of an individual’s life. This session will unpack how trauma specifically [...]

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Alana Negroni

Stress seems to be inevitable these days – in our work, relationships, and life brought about by the competitive, fast-paced lifestyles we’re leading and external factors and circumstances we’re [...]

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Dr. Peggy Rothbaum

It’s been said that working in public service is a vocation – a higher calling – selflessly giving one’s time and energy to protect and improve other’s lives. But [...]

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Sara E. Mahoney

This is the second-part of Sara Mahoney’s Mindfulness Series. She addressed mindfulness for domestic violence victims in the first one and on this session, she will discuss mindfulness for [...]

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Rich Martin

In 2018, CareerCast ranked policing as the fourth most stressful job in the US brought about by the dangerous and demanding nature of the profession. When an individual’s stress is [...]

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Jason Winsky

Responding to those experiencing mental health challenges or addiction requires a unique set of skills that many in law enforcement simply don't have. Knowing the challenges facing their jurisdiction, the [...]

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Denise Beagley

A significant chunk of the population has gone through a traumatic experience in their lives – it has become the norm and no longer the exception. Because of this, awareness efforts [...]

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For the general population, only 9% meet the criteria for PTSD across their lifespan, but in correctional populations, almost 100% experienced trauma in their life.  The correctional setting is found to be [...]

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Victoria Riechers, MA

The second of a two-part webinar series, Victoria Reichers is back on Justice Clearinghouse. The first part discussed what happens internally to sexual assault victims by unpacking the neurobiology of [...]

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Sara E. Mahoney

Working in the field of criminal justice, probation, victim advocacy and social services is a noble path. It gives an individual the ability to change the course of another person’[...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

In 2012, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–V) rewrote the definition of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) such that it is no longer confined to those who experienced [...]

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Amy Morgan

Difficult conversations are just that – difficult. They happen in instances when we need to communicate our grievances, things that we want to change, or deliver bad news. But there are [...]

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John G. Peters, Jr., Ph.D.

Suicide was the leading cause of death in jails in 2014. It also impacts everyone surrounding the incident including inmates and corrections personnel. While there is no fool-proof way to prevent [...]

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Victoria Riechers, MA
Lindsay Ashworth

Traversing a sexual violence case is tricky. When sexual assault survivors are asked to recount the unfortunate experience from memory there are doubts when they cannot quite remember things in [...]

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David Stephens
Harmony Goorley, MA, LCPC, LSOTP

A significant number of those incarcerated are affected by trauma. Since part of correctional facilities’ goals is to affect behavior change and rehabilitation, ensuring that re-traumatization does not take place [...]

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Alana Negroni

Law enforcement has always been an adrenaline-driven field, it is the nature of the job. Some of the incidents police officers find themselves are a little bit more critical than [...]

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Amy Morgan

When people are in danger, they call on to first responders to give them the help they need – to manage the situation, deal with the trauma, and provide other needed [...]

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Carrie Hill

Webinar Video Clip: A Duty to Protect - Mental Health Care to the Incarcerated   There is a mental illness crisis plaguing jails all over the US. More and more [...]

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Kimberly Miller

Taking on the job in the public sector means being ready to be of service to the people. For those working as first responders, health providers, or law enforcers – service [...]

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Harmony Goorley, MA, LCPC, LSOTP

Emotional hijack happens to everyone. When you’re in the law enforcement and criminal justice field, you are even more vulnerable to such. You will witness such behavior from the [...]

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Ambiguous Loss
Duane T. Bowers, LPC

Whether it’s losing a loved one or a job, we’ve all experienced a loss at some point in our lives. But ambiguous loss is different… meaning that we [...]

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Ed Sherman, Psy.D.

There are many values and virtues that we are all taught from school to our jobs when it comes to surviving and living our lives. All of these are valuable, [...]

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Denise Beagley

As a public servant, part of any criminal justice profession is encountering random strangers, even sketchy characters. Not just merely meeting them, but talking to them, building rapport such that [...]

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Amy Morgan

Anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, etc.) are the most common mental illness, and it affects millions of people around the world. According to the National Institute of [...]

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Matthew Kail
Duane T. Bowers, LPC

Work-related stress is prevalent – it happens to people with 9 to 5 desk jobs, field workers, start-up entrepreneurs, top-tier executives; blue collar, white collar. Work-related stress can be reduced and relieved by [...]

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Ray Nash

Resiliency is a highly-revered quality. Overcoming adversity and our personal demons can be tough. More so when you’re in a position that exposes you to different characters and situations. [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC

Employees working in the field of public service and social welfare often extend help to others who go through tumultuous moments. In doing so, they also take into their psyche [...]

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Amy Morgan

The law enforcement and justice profession deal with different types of people with a myriad of personalities. It can get tricky having to decode each one and ensuring that your [...]

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Amy Morgan

This course is designed to each anyone how to recognize signs of suicidal ideation in another person, or yourself, to identify potential suicidal behavior. Also covered is how to conduct [...]

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Laura Usher
Paton Blough

The Justice Clearinghouse and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) are working together to educate and train first responders on the subject of mental illness. Hear what works in [...]

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Pat Nelson
Jason Winsky
Terry Staten

Today’s public safety practitioners are becoming increasingly aware that they need to use a special operational approach when encountering an individual with known mental health issues. Public safety officials [...]

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Lanae Holmes
Duane T. Bowers, LPC

    This webinar will provide an in depth look at the impact viewing child pornography may have on personnel. It will also discuss why some people are more impacted [...]

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Patti Saylor

  Ms. Patti Saylor will guide viewers through the actions that have been taken since the death of her son Ethan. The training will open with this clip from WUSA9. [...]

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Amy Morgan

Amy Morgan, will cover the basics – what signs show possible suicidal thoughts and/or risk, how to talk to someone who is considering suicide, how to intervene and seek help, [...]

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Amy Morgan

   During this webinar, Amy Morgan, Training Officer with the Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation, will discuss how to help the friends, family members, and peers of someone who has died [...]

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Amy Morgan

  This webinar will compare specific steps to action improvement, with the mentally beneficial side of debriefing after a critical incident, and will provide a way to blend the two [...]

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Natalie Johnson

Ms. Natalie Johnson, will discuss strategic movement and exercise to assist in managing and expanding energy capacity. Energy is the foundation for being fully engaged. As Law Enforcement and Emergency [...]

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Natalie Johnson

  Description: Our presenter, Ms. Natalie Johnson, will discuss practical nutrition strategies to improve performance through sports nutrition and energy management. She will cover topics such as how much and [...]

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Michael G. Aamodt

The Internet, as well as many written sources, suggest that police officers engage in an unusually high number of maladaptive behaviors. That is, they are thought to have high divorce, [...]

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Pam McMillan

Description: This two hour course is designed to help participants learn some skills and tools for dealing with stress in their lives. A Life of Stress, The Damages: Participants gain [...]

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Natalie Johnson

Description: Our presenter, Ms. Natalie Johnson, will discuss practical nutrition strategies to improve performance through sports nutrition and energy management. She will cover topics such as how much and how [...]

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Duane Bowers shared so many insights into how people cope with trauma, during his webinar, Managing Trauma Triggers. Here are a few of his insights.     Click Here to [...]

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It's so easy to fill our days with to-do items, task lists, errands to run, meetings to attend, follow-ups, etc.  We just loved this reminder that Brenda Dietzman shared during [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Michael Gomez answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Children, Self Harm, Suicide and Trauma: The Last Solution to the Problem.  Here are just a [...]

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Webinar Presenters Krista Chick and Christie Estes answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Suicide Prevention in Corrections: Clinical and Legal Implications. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter  Wendy Hummell answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Ask Me Anything: Building a Wellness Program for Your Agency. Here are just a few of her [...]

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Here are six key things everyone should know about suicide postvention, based on the webinar, Suicide Postvention: Dealing with the Aftermath with Amy Morgan.     Click here to Find [...]

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What an incredible statistic that Wendy Hummell shared during her webinar, Building a Wellness Program from the Ground Up.   "Sixty percent of employees say their job is the biggest [...]

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No matter if you are a dispatcher, law enforcement officer, victim advocate or in animal welfare, the criminal justice profession can take a toll on your overall wellness. From impacting [...]

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Webinar presenter Marc Hildebrand answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Ask Me Anything: Preventing and Recovering from Burnout. Here are just a few of his responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Duane Bowers answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The Four Most Common Feelings of Trauma Survivors. Here are just a few of his responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Katharine Manning answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Lifelong Resilience: Building a Sustainable Career in Criminal Justice. Here are just a few of her responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Scott Medlin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The 10-Code Mindset: Stay Alive and THRIVING.  Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar Presenters José Ocaño and Angel Guzman answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Seven Practices to Live and Work Better. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Lois James answered a number of your questions after her webinar, How to Manage Officer Fatigue and Improve Sleep: Experiment Results. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Tamara Glover answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Stop! Don't Slime. Lessons in Debriefing for Criminal Justice Professionals. Here are just a few of her [...]

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Such an important reminder about the challenges of rehabilitating animal hoarders from webinar presenter Adam Leath.     Click here to learn more about animal control and animal welfare issues.

Awww Jesse - You made us BLUSH. Working with speakers like Jesse is one of the best parts of our jobs! "Working with Justice Clearinghouse is always easy, fun, and [...]

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Webinar presenter Wendy Hummell answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Women's Health and the Justice Workplace: The Relationship between Rest, Stress, and Hormones. Here are just a [...]

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Duane Bowers always has such incredible insights to share with the audiences... but today's webinar, Working with Survivors' Need for Control, was just incredible: “I always say that if I [...]

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Wendy Hummell shared so many insights during her webinar, Building a Wellness Program from the Ground Up. Here’s just one.   "You can tell what an agency values by [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Michael Gomez answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Building Career Sustaining Narratives in the Face of Burnout. Here are just a few of his [...]

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...Awww Thanks, Jesse!  We love working with amazing speakers like you too!     Check out our whole lineup of Law Enforcement Webinars.  

Webinar presenter Hilary Anne Hager answered a number of your questions after her webinar, In It for the Long Haul: Combatting Compassion Fatigue and Enhancing Resiliency for Animal Welfare Professionals. [...]

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Webinar presenter Marc Hildebrand answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Overcoming Burnout: Finding Meaning and Purpose in Your Career Again. Here are just a few of his [...]

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Webinar presenter Courtney answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Breaking the Bondage of Debt. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: Do you [...]

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Webinar presenter Chris Chandler Yates answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Self Care for First Responders: Essential Strategies to Prevent Burnout and Enhance Performance. Here are just [...]

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Webinar presenter Wendy Hummell answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Building a Wellness Program from the Ground Up. Here are just a few of her responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Jesse Trevino answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Why CIT? Unpacking Why Mental Health Crises are a Police Function and Likely Will Be for the [...]

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Webinar presenter Sara Weston answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Call to Action: Lifting Each Other Up to Rise Together. Here are just a few of her [...]

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Webinar presenter Wendy Hummell answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Side Hustles and Second Careers. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: As [...]

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Webinar Presenters Dr. Karen L. Amendola and Maria Valdovinos Olson answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Organizational Stress and Officer Wellness. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Shaun Ward answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The Human in Humanity.  Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: How [...]

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Webinar presenter Amy Morgan answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Don't Wait Until Retirement to Live a Good Life. Here are just a few of her responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Ronna Martin answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Corrections Staff Wellness: A Team LIFT Approach. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar Presenters Dr. Michelle Gundy and Joe Wright answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Trauma Informed Policing: What Law Enforcement Needs to Know.  Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenter Katharine Manning answered a number of your questions after her webinar. Burnout and Resilience: What Criminal Justice Professionals Need to Know. Here are just a few of her [...]

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Webinar presenter Darren Ivey answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Cultivating Wellness in Your Organization: Trauma-Informed Leadership and Other Helpful Ideas. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar Presenters Angie Jones and Jeff Bragg answered a number of your questions after their presentation, A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to a State Wide Peer Support Network for First Responders: How [...]

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Webinar Presenters Bill Loucks and Jeff Bolettieri answered a number of your questions after their presentation, How to Investigate Human Trafficking Step by Step. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Jack Harris answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Anger Management: An Essential Part of Helping Keep Good People Good. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Diana Knapp answered a number of your questions after her webinar, In Custody Deaths: Beyond Case Closed. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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Webinar presenter Amanda Stamps answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Beyond Checking a Box: Ensuring Your Crisis Response Grows and Thrives within Your Community. Here are just [...]

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Webinar presenter Linda Ahrens answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Helping Hidden Heroes: Chaplains for Correctional Staff Emotions, Health, and Retention. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Courtney of Heroes Financial Coaching answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Take the Stress Out of Your Money: Life Lessons for Criminal Justice Professionals. Here [...]

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Webinar presenter Amanda Stamps answered a number of your questions after her webinar, One Size Does Not Fit All: Developing Community-Specific Response. Here are just a few of her responses. &[...]

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John Shuford shared a number of great reminders during his webinar, 15 Proven Ways to Improve Staff Morale at No Additional Cost. Here’s just one.   “We cannot hire our [...]

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Sherri Marin and Dr. Jacqueline Drew shared so many great data points and insights from their research during the webinar, What Police Officers Want: Consulting the Source.  Here’s just [...]

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Sherri Marin and Dr. Jacqueline Drew shared so many great data points and insights from their research during the webinar, What Police Officers Want: Consulting the Source.  Here’s just [...]

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Sherri Marin and Dr. Jacqueline Drew shared so many great data points and insights from their research during the webinar, What Police Officers Want: Consulting the Source.  Here’s just [...]

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During her webinar, Diana Knapp shared a number of great thoughts during the webinar, Boomers, Slackers and Snowflakes: Building a Multi-Generational Leadership Team. Here’s just one of her great [...]

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We loved this great reminder Kathleen Hensley shared during her webinar, A Holistic Approach for Agency Wellness: A Spectrum of Options for a Cross-Functional Team.    "Mental health is just [...]

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During his webinar, John Shuford shared a number of great reminders during his webinar, The 7 Keys to Personal Resilience and Job Retention. Here’s just one.   "Within the first [...]

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During his webinar, John Shuford shared a number of great reminders during his webinar, The 7 Keys to Personal Resilience and Job Retention. Here’s just one. "What do PTSD, depression [...]

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During his webinar, John Shuford shared a number of great reminders during his webinar, The 7 Keys to Personal Resilience and Job Retention. Here’s just one.   "We do have [...]

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During his webinar, Duane Bowers shared a number of great reminders during his webinar, Wellness as a Survival Mechanism: Changing Skills for Changing Times. Here’s just one. "It's up [...]

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Webinar presenter Terry Clark answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Mindfulness for Law Enforcement: Surviving and Thriving in Life and on the Job. Here are just a [...]

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During her webinar Dr. Jackalyn Rainosek shared a number of great insights during the webinar, Change is a Process, not an Event: Lessons for Criminal Justice Professionals. Here’s just [...]

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During her webinar Katherine Manning shared a number of great insights during the webinar, Trauma Informed Leadership: Lessons for Criminal Justice Professionals. Here’s just one of her great reminders. &[...]

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During her webinar Katherine Manning shared a number of great insights during the webinar, Trauma Informed Leadership: Lessons for Criminal Justice Professionals. Here’s just one of her great reminders. &[...]

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During her webinar Katherine Manning shared a number of great insights during the webinar, Trauma Informed Leadership: Lessons for Criminal Justice Professionals. Here’s just one of her great reminders. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Wendy Hummell answered a number of your questions after her webinar, Tools to Manage the Stress Response. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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Webinar presenter Wendy Hummell answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Coach or Critic: Implementing Strategies to Overcome Negativity Bias and Limiting Beliefs. Here are just a few [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Lois James answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Police Fatigue: Strategies for Managing Fatigue and Promoting Sleep Health. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Lisa Boesky answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Preventing Jail Suicides: Issues We Don't Talk about, But Should. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenters Amy Morgan and Halcyon Frank answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Life-Saving Partners: 911 and Suicide Lifelines Working Together.  Here are just a few of their [...]

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Webinar presenters JC Adams, Dr. John Colburn, Karla Ramirez and Frank Webb answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Co-Responder Programs: Keys to Successful Implementation for Justice Professionals [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Jeff Thompson and Kevin Morison answered a number of your questions after their presentation, An Occupational Risk: What Law Enforcement Agencies Can Do to Prevent Officer Suicide.  [...]

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  Webinar presenters Rev. Eric Skidmore and Dr. Joseph Cheng answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Post Critical Incident Seminar: What You Can Do When Things Aren't [...]

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Shelly Katkowski shared some insightful information during her webinar, Suicide by Cop: Protocols and Training Guide. Here’s just one snippet from the show.     Click Here to Watch [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Obed Magny answered a number of your questions after his presentation, The Contagiousness of Vicarious Trauma. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Kimberly Miller, Tina Buneta, Joseph Hoebeke, Doreen Jokerst, Justin Smith, William Beck, and Jack Cauley answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Leadership on the [...]

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Webinar presenter Jim Martin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Standards of Care: Mental Health in Our Jails and Prisons. Here are just a few of his [...]

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Webinar presenter NCCHC's Jim Martin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Standards of Care: Mental Health in Our Jails and Prisons...Now What? Here are just a [...]

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Amy Morgan shared some fantastic insights and advice about recovery, trauma and growth during her webinar, Growth as a Post Trauma Response. Here's just one reminder.   "Growth can only [...]

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Amy Morgan shared some fantastic insights and advice about recovery, trauma and growth during her webinar, Growth as a Post Trauma Response. Here's just one reminder.   "Sometimes we need [...]

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Dr. Kimberly Miller shared a number of excellent insights and advice during her Resiliency series, Increasing Your Bounceability: Ways to Build Resilience Every Day,  and Part 2,  More Ways to Bounce [...]

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Dr. Kimberly Miller shared a number of excellent insights and advice during her Resiliency series, Increasing Your Bounceability: Ways to Build Resilience Every Day,  and Part 2,  More Ways to Bounce [...]

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Dr. Kimberly Miller shared a number of excellent insights and advice during her Resiliency series, Increasing Your Bounceability: Ways to Build Resilience Every Day,  and Part 2,  More Ways to Bounce [...]

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Dr. Kimberly Miller shared a number of excellent insights and advice during her Resiliency series, Increasing Your Bounceability: Ways to Build Resilience Every Day,  and Part 2,  More Ways to Bounce [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after her presentation, More Ways to Bounce and Build Your Resilience. Here are just a few of her responses. &[...]

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Webinar presenter Daniel McDonald answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Saving Money while Saving Lives: Building a Business Case for a Homeless Outreach Team.  Here are just [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Increasing Your Bounceability: Ways to Build Resilience Every Day. Here are just a few of her [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Babatunde Okuleye, Dr. Robin Timme and Dr. Jennifer Horney answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Corrections & COVID-19: Enhancing Resiliency of Staff and Inmate [...]

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Webinar presenter Amy Morgan answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Suicide Explained: What Leads Someone to that Moment. Here are just a few of her responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenters Dr. Robin Timme, Dr. Jennifer Horney, Scott Semple and Elias Diggins answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Corrections & COVID-19: Maintaining Mental Wellness of Staff [...]

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Webinar presenter Amy Morgan answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Pre-Prevention: Staying Ahead of the Struggle. Here are just a few of her responses.   Audience Question: [...]

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Webinar presenters Rise Haneberg, Sheriff Kelly Rowe and Sheriff Calvin Hayden answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Stepping Up 101: A Primer for Sheriffs. Here are just a [...]

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Webinar presenter Duane Bowers answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Causes and Conditions of Childhood Trauma: A Practical Approach for Justice Professionals. Here are just a few [...]

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Love this great reminder from Amy Morgan during her webinar, Growth as a Post Trauma Response.   "Growth only happens through change."   Click Here to See Our Law Enforcement [...]

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During their webinar, Cheryl Parks, Ron Budzinski, and Charles Keeton shared insights about  Jobs Partnership Re-Entry Program at the Peoria County Jail, in Peoria, Illinois. This 60-day program creates a [...]

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Webinar presenter John Snook answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Fixing the Incentives that Force Sheriffs to be Mental Health Providers. Here are just a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Jonathan Parker answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Watch Your Six Part 2. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience Question: Jonathan you [...]

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Webinar presenters Jason Ratcliff, Darrah Metz, and Dr. Kimberly Miller answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Therapy K9s: Changing the Way Law Enforcement Reaches Their Communities. [...]

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Webinar presenter Duane Bowers answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Mental Health Concepts, and Human Trafficking.  Here are just a few of his responses.     Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Jason Winsky answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Policing Vulnerable Populations: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Programs.    Here are just a few of his [...]

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Webinar presenter Jason Winsky answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Beyond CIT: Establishing Mental Health Support Teams.   Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Rich Martin answered a number of your questions after his presentation, A Daily Drop of Corrosion: How the Daily Experiences of Justice Professionals Can Lead to Burnout.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Sara Mahoney answered a number of your questions after her presentation, Mindfulness in Domestic Violence Work: Part 2- Working with Offenders.   Here are just a few of her [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. Robin Timme answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Trauma-Informed Jails: Incorporating Wellness for Correctional Officers.  Here are just a few of his responses.   [...]

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Webinar presenter Dr. John Peters answered a number of your questions after his presentation, Suicide Identification, Prevention, and Policy Failure. Here are just a few of his responses.   Audience [...]

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Falcon, Inc's Harmony Goorley and Dr. David Stephens shared some incredible information about trauma in incarceration settings during the webinar, "Balancing Order & Recovery: Blueprints for a High-Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail."  [...]

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Webinar presenter Harmony Goorley and Dr. David Stephens from Falcon, Inc answered a number of your questions after the presentation, “Balancing Order & Recovery: Blueprints for a High-Performing, Trauma Resilient [...]

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Dr. David Stephens made some excellent points during the webinar, Balancing Order and Recovery: Blueprints for a High Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail. Here's one we thought was particularly important. “We can [...]

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We loved this statement Harmony Goorley made during her webinar, Balancing Order and Recovery: Blueprints for a High Performing, Trauma-Resilient Jail about the importance of inmate wellness. “When inmates feel [...]

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We know that most inmates have some level of trauma in their background. But what about your correctional officers? Correctional officers have some of the highest levels of stress of [...]

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Webinar presenter Alana Negroni of The Counselling Team International  answered a number of your questions after her presentation, “The Impact of an Officer Involved Shooting.” Here are a few of [...]

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Webinar presenter Amy Morgan answered a number of your questions after her presentation, The Trauma of First Response to Cruelty. Here are a few of her responses.   Audience Question:  [...]

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Carrie Hill of the National Sheriffs Association shared some incredible insights and advice during her webinar, “A Duty to Protect: Mental Health Care to the Incarcerated.” Here’s just one [...]

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Whether it's a schoolyard bully or trolls on Twitter, no one likes being harrassed. And while, yes, Taylor Swift might be right that "the haters gonna hate," that often doesn't [...]

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Today's public safety professionals face incredible challenges: from life and death situations to agitated citizens, from on-going public scrutiny to ever-changing laws, and rising expectations. Perhaps one of the biggest [...]

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Webinar presenters Matthew Kail and Duane Bowers answered a number of your questions after their presentation, Creating a CulturOrganizationaloinal Wellness. Here are some of their responses.   Audience Question: Do [...]

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Christina McCale

When most people hear the term "motivational interviewing," they typically think of how counselors or psychologists engage with patients in a clinical setting. But motivational interviewing is a flexible communication [...]

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Amy Morgan

Ask a 4-year-old boy who he knows that most closely resembles a super-hero, and he will often shout out, “My DAD!” with great pride.  I remember my own Dad, when [...]

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Christina McCale

People use terms like "psychopath" or "manic" or "depressed" to describe others - often forgetting that these are actually mental health terms with real definitions and diagnoses. But how do [...]

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Christina McCale

Viewing images of child exploitation is nothing short of disturbing. But what if it was your job to find and remove images of children being harmed.... all day. Every day...? [...]

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Christina McCale

We continue our conversation with Marcia Williams, peer support specialist with Safe Call Now, to learn more about this organization and its unique network of services it provides to public [...]

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Christina McCale

  According to Badge of Life, "More cops die of suicide than are killed by gunfire and traffic accidents combined."And while there may be discussions or debate about the [...]

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Christina McCale

The statistics about suicide rates among our justice professionals is just astonishing: According to the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance, Suicides among firefighters exceeded the number of deaths in the line-of-duty [...]

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Christina McCale

Losing anyone to suicide is tragic. But losing a first responder represents a unique tragedy: someone who has spent their career putting others first, risking their life to save others [...]

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Christina McCale

Asking for help isn't easy for many people - but it can be especially difficult for first responders.   Join webinar presenter, Amy Morgan, director of Academy Hour, to learn: How [...]

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Christina McCale

First responders and professionals in the justice/public safety see a lot -- and deal with a lot. First responders see the horrors of situations. Police officers see the worst [...]

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Christina McCale

According to Badge of Life, a police suicide prevention program, 108 Law Enforcement Officers took their own lives in 2016.  While this does show a decline, this may not be all-inclusive, nor [...]

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Christina McCale

Working in law enforcement, while incredibly rewarding, can at times also be equally stressful. And then, there’s events like the Pulse Nightclub Shooing in Orlando. Or Virginia Tech. Or [...]

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