Calendar of events

March 11, 2021 WEBINAR

Can you walk in someone else’s shoes? How you relate to others can impact a situation’s outcome. This combination of social and emotional components work together and influence not only how well we utilize our skills of self-perception, self-expression, but also the way we build and maintain...


March 16, 2021 WEBINAR

Motivational Conversation is the process of using questions to move people in a well-intended direction.  The questions are used to create conversations which lead to relationship building, or rapport.  As law enforcement officers, we engage community members on a daily basis where we are...


March 17, 2021 WEBINAR

According to the Federal Commission on School Safety, the ability of specially selected and trained SROs to establish trust relationships with students has been demonstrated to prevent school shootings. There have also been numerous documented instances of SROs directly intervening to quickly...


March 23, 2021 WEBINAR

Psychology Safety is a belief that one will not be punished or humiliated for speaking up with ideas, questions, concerns or mistakes. Sounds easy and maybe a little “soft”. But psychological safety, or lack thereof, can reduce accidental deaths in hospitals. In public safety, it can create a...


March 25, 2021 WEBINAR

Most jails have suicide prevention programs in place. Yet, inmates keep dying and suicide remains the leading cause of death in jail facilities. Part 2 of this series will cover key issues rarely talked about in relation to preventing inmates from killing themselves. These issues are essential...


April 8, 2021 WEBINAR

This presentation will review extensive literature regarding natural disasters and the increase in family violence often reported in the wake of these events. We will discuss specific disasters around the globe and explore similarities in household characteristics between what is reported after...


April 14, 2021 WEBINAR

Hemp is legal federally. Marijuana is not. Marijuana is legal in some states, but only if it is grown there and under certain quantities. This session will discuss the actual difference between hemp and marijuana and how you can presumptively test for the difference when there is a question....


April 15, 2021 WEBINAR

Can you accurately read a situation and understand what’s really happening? Can you pick up on the emotional undercurrents that could be charging the environment?

Decisions and the decision-making process can be influenced by our emotions. Understanding how our emotions can influence our...


April 20, 2021 WEBINAR

When schools and law enforcement receive information about a student(s) engaging in threatening or other concerning behavior, they should thoroughly evaluate and corroborate that information and then develop a plan for managing any potential risks. ...


April 29, 2021 WEBINAR

When should you charge?  Is it Simple or Gross Neglect?  When does it rise to Cruelty?  Do you know?  Are you letting them slide when you should be charging them?  This presentation will examine how to make the call.  We will have interactive slides and interactive participation with a...