Law Enforcement Perspectives for CISM Enhancement

Requesting This Course:

  • This course is being offered at Crisis, Stress and Human Resilience: ICISF’s 15th World Congress in Baltimore, MD.  For further information and registration click here.
  • This course is being offered at the following upcoming Regional Training. Click on the city name for further information and registration: Houston, TX.
  • For information on requesting this course for your organization through our Speakers Bureau program, please contact Millie Morehouse at [email protected].
  • To check if this course is being offered by an Approved Instructor, search our Event Calendar.

Course Description:

Learn to identify, understand, and work with the “Blue Wall of Silence” in the law enforcement community. Designed to provide insight and understanding of the different types of stress in law enforcement culture from a systems perspectives emphasis, this course will provide practical “back pocket skills” in providing crisis intervention services to law enforcement organizations and individual personnel in crisis.The LE Perspectives course is intended for law enforcement officers, their families, mental health professionals, chaplains, and organizations that interact within the law enforcement community. It is an excellent course for CISM teams and team members who would want to enhance their understanding of the differences in the law enforcement culture as compared to other first responder cultures.

Program Highlights

  • Community perceptions of the Law Enforcement Profession
  • Differentiated Model of oppression in capitalistic systems
  • System dysfunctions in the LE culture
  • Special considerations when providing CMB group interventions
  • Stress areas of a LE officer in crisis
  • Specific stress areas to LE officer culture
  • Healthy coping mechanisms and resiliency protective factors
  • Interventions to a suicide of a LE officer or a LODD
  • Addictions and CISM response
  • Psychological/emotional perceptions following an officer involved shooting

Completion of “Law Enforcement Perspectives for CISM Enhancement” and receipt of a certificate indicating full attendance (14 Contact Hours) qualifies as a class in ICISF’s Certificate of Specialized Training Program.

Continuing Education Information

Two-Day Course: 8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

14 Contact Hours; 14 PDHs for EAPs; 14 Contact Hours for National Certified Addiction Counselors; OR 1.4 General CEUs from UMBC

Continuing education information listed is only applicable when attending an ICISF Regional Training.