Advanced CLEO and Command Academy Instructors & Courses

Creating a Culture of Wellness in a 21st Century Law Enforcement Agency

2019 Training topics

Maintaining a Fit Force – Ensuring engagement in health and wellness programs

Effects of Sleep and “Shift Work” on wellness 

Leading a spiritual life in public safety careers

Law enforcement suicide – breaking the silence and bucking the trend

 

 

Januay 8th  10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Maintaining a Fit Force
Captain Greg Davis, Texas Department of Public Safety

Includes an overview of physical fitness/readiness testing as well as a discussion related to data point collection 

 

 

Session 1 will include an overview of the schedule for training, requirements for successful completion, three hours of training from Captain Davis on best practice models and policies for creating fitness wellness programming and sustained culture change.  Training includes an overview of physical fitness/readiness testing as well as a discussion related to data point collection.   Time will be allowed for meetings of these groups to introduce themselves, discuss responsibilities within the group and talk about potential projects. A group leader will be chosen at this time. Students will also get technical assistance if needed for remote meeting options.

February 12th  12 - 4 p.m.

Prioritizing Spiritual Health in a Wellness Program
Rev. Joel Jueckstock, Dir. Tony Paetznick, Fr. Paul Shovelain

How to best integrate spiritual health resources into your agency or region.

 

Session 2 will include two hours of training from Rev. Jueckstock, who is Manager of Pastoral Care and Pastoral Education for Allina Health.  Rev. Jueckstock will discuss the importance of prioritizing spiritual health in an agency wellness program. He will also share ideas on how to best integrate spiritual health resources into other aspects of an agency’s overall wellness program.

Session 2 will also include 90 minutes of training from Director Tony Paetznick and Father Paul Shovelain of the New Brighton Department of Public Safety.  Director Paetznick and Father Shovelain will talk about a police/faith community relationships and building Police Chaplain programs. 

March 12th   12 - 4 p.m.

Law Enforcement Suicide: Bucking the Trend
Dr. Chris Caulkins - Strub Caulkin Center for Suicide Research

New research on the study, understanding and prevention of suicide. Dr. Caulkins will also offer his assistance to any attendee looking to conduct research in this area.

 

Session 3 will include three hours of training from Dr. Chris Caulkins, Executive Director of the Strub Caulkins Center for Suicide Research.  Dr. Caulkins will discuss suicide with an emphasis on his research on public safety suicide.  Dr. Caulkins has personal and professional experience related to suicide and has dedicated his life and education to the study, understanding and prevention of suicide.  Dr. Caulkins will also offer his assistance to any attendee looking to conduct research in this area.  The remaining time will be used for small groups to discuss their individual projects and discuss their group project approach.

Small Group Meeting - held in February or March 

 

 

April 16th  Time TBA

 

Wake Up and Take Sleep Seriously
Dr. Chris Winter - Charlottesville Neurology & Sleep Medicine

 

The real facts about sleep and how it affects your health and wellness, especially for those in the public safety services.

 

 

Attendees will be required to attend training at ETI provided by Dr. W. Christopher Winter, President of Charlottesville Neurology and Sleep Medicine.   Dr. Winter will provide an overview of the real facts about sleep and how it effects your health and wellness, especially for those in the public safety services.  Dr. Winter will also discuss the impact of shift work and technology on overall health and wellness. Dr. Winter will work with the co-hort during this time to talk specifically about how to incorporate sleep in an agency’s wellness program.

May 16th  11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Final Presentations