Training law enforcement in mental health: a broad-based model

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Author: Hatfield, Rachael Elaine


Police officers respond to many calls involving people suffering from a mental illness; yet many law enforcement training programs and workshops do not include mental health training. A literature review was conducted to explore the problems resulting from the lack of mental health training available for law enforcement officers and identify specialized training programs currently being implemented to address those problems. The review identified several program models being implemented throughout the United States including: Joint Police/Mental Health Team Model, Mobile Crisis Unit...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Industry; Governance; Teaching and learning; Research

Keywords: Staff development; Workplace education and training; Occupational health and safety; Training program

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Huntington, West Virginia: Marshall University, 2014

Physical description: vi, 54 p.

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On cover: A dissertation submitted to the Graduate College of Marshall University In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Psychology

Resource type: Thesis

Call number: TD/TNC 115.1004

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