Stress Management for Law Enforcement Officers
Location: The Center for Lifelong Learning (75 TechnaCenter Drive - Montgomery, AL 36117)
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Description: Have you recently had any of the following thoughts or behaviors?
- Spoken loudly to others to get their attention
- Assumed that cashiers will shortchange you if they can
- Yelled at someone who is "just plain dumb"
- After an irritating encounter, felt shaky or breathless
- Felt that your anger is justified
- Felt an urge to punish other people
- Assumed certain categories of people are lying if their lips are moving
- Got angry every time you stood in line or behind the wheel
If so, this course is for you. You will be given four stress-related tests and learn how to identify sources of stress, factors that influence the severity of stress, predictors of stress, and ways to manage stress with coping techniques.
Audience: Law Enforcement Only or Criminal Justice Professionals
- 0830-0900 Registration and Introductions
- 0900-1200 Session 1
- 1200-1300 Lunch (On your own)
- 1300-1600 Session 2
Sponsors: AUM Crime Prevention Clearinghouse, the Institute for Criminal Justice Education, Inc, Alabama Peace Officers' Association, and U.S. Attorney's Office, MDA
Instructor: Dr. Lou Harris is currently chair of the Criminal Justice Department at Faulkner University. He is a retired FBI agent with 25 years of experience as an investigator. He has been a certified police instructor since 1980 in Washington and Alabama. He has researched and taught stress management topics since 1987.
Credit: Approved for six hours of APOSTC advance training credits. Certificates will be issued at the end of training.
For assistance with registrations or other questions, please contact Margaret Faulkner
Phone: (334) 244-3116
Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.