Family Wellness Speaker Series

The Family Wellness Speaker Series are virtual presentation on the topic of family support by experts in the fields. These monthly sessions are free and will take place from May 2024 to September 2024. The topic for this session is suicide prevention. The session will include a discussion on how agencies can integrate officer families into prevention, intervention, and postvention efforts. The speaker for this session is Dr. Edward Keane, a police psychologist with the Danbury (CT) Police Department) and the co-chair of the Suicide Prevention working group for the IACP Officer Safety and Organization Wellness Section.

 

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    During this session, we will share strategies and approaches for maintaining family support and wellness through generational shifts, where a divide can develop between officers who are close to retirement and newer officers. Agencies should consider different generational needs as they develop their family programming.

    During this session, we will share strategies and approaches for maintaining family support and wellness through generational shifts, where a divide can develop between officers who are close to retirement and newer officers. Agencies should consider different generational needs as they develop their family programming.  The speakers for this session are Captain Heather Massey and Police Administrative Assistant Stephanie Smith with the Liberty (MO) Police Department. They are are essential members of their agency’s wellness programming who have been proactive in creating innovative approaches to increase family engagement within their agency  

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    The session will include a discussion on how agencies can integrate officer families into prevention, intervention, and postvention efforts.

    The topic for this session is suicide prevention. The session will include a discussion on how agencies can integrate officer families into prevention, intervention, and postvention efforts. The speaker for this session is Dr. Edward Keane, a police psychologist with the Danbury (CT) Police Department) and the co-chair of the Suicide Prevention working group for the IACP Officer Safety and Organization Wellness Section.