Build Your Resilience Skills: Strengthening Relationships in Positive Conversations

This conference workshop presentation features two representatives from the South Dakota Highway Patrol, who participated in IACP's VALOR Law Enforcement Resilience Training Program, demonstrating a resilience skill based on positive conversations that viewers can easily incorporate into their lives in order to decrease anxiety and depression and increase optimism and well-being. The stressors that police face can have serious implications for overall health and wellness. Having the skills to navigate adversity and grow and thrive in the face of the many challenges that law enforcement experience could strengthen both mental and physical wellness.

Kevin Kinney

Sergeant/Crash Programs Director

South Dakota Highway Patrol

Patrick Bumann


South Dakota Highway Patrol

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