for Advanced Professional Development
Lorain County Chiefs Law Enforcement Association, Lorain County Commissioners, and Lorain County Community College have partnered to bring continuing education opportunities to law enforcement officers and first responders. The Public Safety Institute for Advanced Professional Development brings career development, personal growth opportunities and the latest skills and information – developed and delivered by a variety of expert instructors.
Institute offerings are available to a wide range of professionals including, but not limited to:
- Local and Regional Law Enforcement Officers
- First Responders
- Fire Chiefs
- Emergency Medical Service Agents
- Organizational Leaders
Law Enforcement Trauma and Stress
Lorain County Community College
Spitzer Conference Center Reaser Grand Room
Please review our COVID-19 protocols for LCCC campus guests and visitors.
Tuesday May 25
- 1-5 p.m. (training for first responders)
- 6-10 p.m. (training for first responders)
Wednesday May 26
- 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (training for first responders)
- 5-9 p.m. (session for family members of first responders)
Law Enforcement Officers experience a lot of trauma and stress on the job. From difficult-to-look–at crime scenes, car accidents, etc., to interacting with people during bad life experiences, officers see a lot of negative. Public criticism and other life stressors can make the job seem even harder. This training session will discuss trauma and its effects, PTSD, anxiety, burnout, and many related aspects of the emotional and mental challenges these professionals experience, with a focus on suicide prevention and intervention in law enforcement.
- Misconceptions about suicide. What is suicide?
- Causes of suicide
- Depression / Mental Illnesses or Disorders
- Life stressors
- Officer on-the-job experiences.
- What is trauma?
- Effects of trauma.
- Treatment options for trauma.
- Anxiety, stress and burnout.
- Health and well-being: physical, mental and emotional health.
- How the job affects relationships, family, & other areas of life.
- Suicide prevention.
- Suicide intervention.
- Peer support, counseling, & other resources.