Thu, Apr 20|
Emotional Survival and Resiliency
This course is being hosted by the Mercer County Sheriffs office as part of their annual training program. This is a private event and is not open to public registration.
Time & Location
Apr 20, 2023, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Princeton, 1501 W Main St, Princeton, WV 24740, USA
About the event
The emotional toll of law enforcement work can be significant, with officers frequently exposed to stressful and traumatic situations that can take a toll on their mental health and well-being. This four-hour training program on emotional survival and resiliency is designed to equip law enforcement officers with the skills and tools they need to manage the psychological demands of their job and to build resilience to cope with the challenges they face.
The course will be delivered by experienced mental health and law enforcement professionals. It will cover a range of topics, including the impact of trauma on the brain, the signs and symptoms of stress and burnout, and practical strategies for managing and reducing stress. Participants will learn techniques for regulating their emotions and managing their reactions to stressors, including mindfulness, breathing exercises, and other relaxation techniques.
The course will also explore the importance of social support and connection for emotional well-being, and participants will learn strategies for building and maintaining healthy relationships with colleagues, family members, and other supportive individuals in their lives. The training will emphasize the importance of self-care and stress management for officers, and will provide resources and guidance for accessing mental health services when needed.
By the end of this course, participants will have a better understanding of the emotional challenges of law enforcement work, and will be equipped with practical tools and strategies for managing stress, building resilience, and maintaining their emotional well-being. Participants will leave the training with a clear action plan for implementing these strategies in their daily lives, and with a deeper sense of confidence and preparedness for the challenges that lie ahead.