William James College Launches First-of-a-Kind Police and Mental Health Practitioner Co-Response Academic Training Program
Published on May 17, 2022
Under the direction of Dr. Sarah Abbott, the first clinician hired for the award-winning, internationally renowned Framingham Jail Diversion Program, William James College’s cutting-edge training program for law enforcement and clinicians will reshape the way first responders approach situations involving individuals in a mental health crisis. The program will use a MILO training system that … Continued
Emotional intelligence is touted as an essential officer skill. Here’s why, and how, officers should develop it.
Published on April 18, 2022
Throughout the news, community policing grants, and the latest issue of Police Chief Magazine from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), you will find a theme surrounding the essential skills of today’s law enforcement professionals. That language includes words like empathy, emotional intelligence, and mindfulness—stressing the importance of an emotionally regulated and sympathetic … Continued