Course detail: GSOUDLE - Gold Shield: Opioid Use Disorders, Substance Abuse and Addiction in Law Enforcement - The Covert Enemies and Tactics to Combat Them
Opioid, substance abuse and addiction are part of the first responder culture Often, they are not recognized and addressed as a problem until it's too late. Utilizing decades of experience working with front-line officers and law enforcement leadership, Dr. McDougall, who is a recognized and awarded speaker and trainer at national and international conferences, will provide a poignant and powerful examination of a problem that affects nearly every law enforcement agency and organization. Proven solutions include tactics for the individual officer and policy guidelines for agencies.
Participants will analyze the statistics of officers with dependencies and how and why dependency starts.
Participants will identify preventative measures they can employ to reduce the likelihood of substance abuse and addiction.
Who Should Attend
Other Law Enforcement Agents
Group discussion and debate
Primary Course Objectives
Participants will acquire materials that can be immediately applied to improve or even save the lives of law enforcement officers.
Note: The Sedgwick County Health Department is providing scholarships to those officers who work for a law enforcement agency within Sedgwick County. Please click on the drop down box in the 'price' section and choose the second option - "no cost for law enforcement agencies in Sedgwick County" to have your registration fee waived.
This event is provided in partnership with the Reno County Health Department
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