Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people experiencing mental health issues, violent crime, even attending the aftermath of horrible accidents. The long exhausting shifts can also result in stressful person interactions within one’s personal life. The presence of COVID and political issues related to instances of over-policing have increased these stresses even more. This course has two goals. First, we want to inform officers how their stress system works and why they sometimes feel as they do. With this as a foundation we then describe some strategies officers can use to manage this system, giving themselves much needed breaks from the stress response and overall empowering them with a greater sense of control over how their bodies react to stress.
Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police WorkUniversity of Toronto
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Understanding the Stress of Police Work
The NaRLy Approach to Managing Stress
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TOP REVIEWS FROM UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING THE STRESSES OF POLICE WORK
Excellent. Practical. A simple, straightforward approach to stress management for yourself and those around you; a highly beneficial practice for all, not just police officers.
As a police officer, the said course is very important to me in how to undestand and manage stress in everyday of conducting policing to different situations.
Very useful. This was a surprisingly helpful course that concisely addressed what we need to
I really enjoyed this course. I thought the Instructor was very knowledgeable and his course is very helpful. I tried his techniques out and I will continue to.
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