Understanding stress injuries and resiliency in law enforcement
It is important to recognize how individual officers respond to trauma
Law enforcement officers are exposed to more tragedy and trauma than the general population. What impact does this have on the mental well-being of cops?
In this episode of Policing Matters, host Jim Dudley speaks with Chief Joel Shults, who operates Street Smart Training and is the founder of the National Center for Police Advocacy, about some of the complex issues around officer PTSD and resiliency. Contact Joel Shults here.
Officer wellness resources from Police1
- Download Police1's eBook on prioritizing mental & emotional health
- Ask these five questions if you are feeling stressed
- Take a free online course on mental health awareness for cops
- Watch this on-demand webinar on how to heal stress-damaged relationships
This episode of the Policing Matters Podcast is sponsored by the Master of Science in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership Program at the University of San Diego. Learn how this nationally ranked online program can help you be a force for change at sandiego.edu/police1.
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