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Friday, October 12 • 8:00am - 8:50am
Creating and Cultivating Equity: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Counseling Law Enforcement Officers

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In this presentation, counseling with law enforcement officers (LEOs) is framed within a trauma-informed model. The presenters will address: (a) the definition of trauma-informed care, (b) the definition of trauma and vicarious trauma, (c) trauma screening and assessment, (d) evidence-based trauma interventions for individuals and families, (e) culturally-sensitive approaches for working with LEOs, (f) strengths-based techniques to foster resiliency and protective factors, and (g) psychoeducational resources.

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Stargell

Nicole Stargell

Assistant Professor, The University of NC at Pembroke
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Julia L. Whisenhunt

Associate Professor, University of West Georgia
Julia Whisenhunt is an Associate Professor at University of West Georgia. She specializes in the areas of suicide, self-injury, and expressive therapy.



Friday October 12, 2018 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Atlantic View II
  Roundtable Session
  • Program ID Program ID - B13, Table 4