Diversity : Honoring Our Differences

This webinar is part two of a four-part series entitled Mental Health in Law Enforcement - Diversity: Honoring Our Differences. Amy Morgan, a mental health professional and director of the Certified First Responder Counselor program, discusses how to appreciate differences in others and why it's important to have diversity.

2020-06-01T10:14:12-04:00May 18th, 2020|General Public Safety|

COVID-19. Disaster Planning & Control: The Basics and Beyond

An all-hazards disaster planning and management program is a good start toward being prepared as an organization and responding to the pandemic. However, beyond the basics, a pandemic requires much internal planning related to continuity of operations. The authors will review the basics contained within the text “Disaster Planning and Control”, as well as discuss specifics related to the pandemic based on best practices. Additionally authors Kramer and Hanifen share current experiences, as well as academic background related to COVID-19. The CDC predicts that a resurgence can occur again later this year.

2020-06-01T10:08:37-04:00May 6th, 2020|Fire & Rescue|

Training and Documentation: Your health during COVID-19 (COVID-19 & Mental Health)

This webinar teaches how to build a work/industry culture that reduces mental health stigma, embraces training and education, and encourages exposure (chemical, biological, mental) tracking.   Takeaways: -Tips for recognizing burnout and dangerous stress in yourself and others due to trauma -Standardizing processes for training and documenting exposure -Ways to build a culture of awareness

2020-06-01T10:10:30-04:00May 4th, 2020|Fire & Rescue|

Coronavirus Law Enforcement Best Practices

Law enforcement leaders have many concerns about best practices for their agencies' operations during the current coronavirus crisis. You want advice from professionals who have serious experience working as cops, so POLICE assembled a panel of law enforcement experts to help give you that advice. During this informative on-demand webinar, Dr. Lawrence E. Heiskell, Attorney Eric P. Daigle, Chief William L. "Bill" Harvey, and the POLICE team discuss police operations and the coronavirus.

2020-06-01T10:16:29-04:00April 7th, 2020|Law Enforcement|

Combating Fatigue and Burnout

A career as a first responder or caregiver can take a serious emotional toll over time. Amy Morgan, a mental health professional and director of the Certified First Responder Counselor program, explores the mental and emotional impact of service careers — including ways to manage anxiety and stress, and striving for a healthy work-life balance.

2020-06-01T10:19:28-04:00February 28th, 2020|General Public Safety|

Document It or It Didn’t Happen

Fire officers face more problematic legal issues in today’s work environment than ever before. In the absence of appropriate documentation, even the most prepared department will not be able to prove the various ways they invested in the development of appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities for their team. Should this preparation be called into question, proper documentation gives you the best chance of solid defense in the event of litigation. Gerry Roberts, JD will discuss how the documentation you may be doing to achieve accreditation can also improve your legal defensibility.

2020-06-01T10:30:36-04:00August 16th, 2019|Fire & Rescue|

PREA & Transgender Inmates

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) established national standards for prisons, jails, community confinement facilities, and lockups to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment. A significant focus was placed on transgender and intersex individuals, requiring the development of policies, procedures, practices, and training to meet those standards. Listen in to hear how corrections professionals manage transgender populations in correctional environments. Learn how the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections addressed these challenges by joining us for a free webinar, Transgender Populations In Corrections, presented by David Radziewicz, PREA Coordinator for PA DOC.

2019-07-26T13:32:02-04:00April 5th, 2019|Corrections|