Course detail: MTPS - Mindfulness Techniques in Public Safety

This course will introduce officers to methods which allow the officer to consistently monitor their state of mind, interpret their emotions and control their responses to the effects of stress and conflict. Students will explore practices that have positive benefits in terms of resilience and overall wellness to both their on-duty performance and personal lives.

Core Competencies:
  • Students will use analysis and application of current relevant theories in mind-body wellness to develop plans (for themselves or others) to heighten awareness as it relates to stress and emotional reactivity. 
Course Objectives:
  • Identify and Discuss qualities of a "Good Cop" 
  • Explain and recognize Empathy, Compassion and Emotions in self and others and its effect on job and personal lives 
  • Analyze the mind body connection and inspect its role in wellness 
  • Employ and experiment with various mindfulness concepts and exercises
  • Discuss and illustrate mindfulness practices in daily life and on duty 
  • Design a personal plan to integrate mindful practices in your life 
Instructional Methods:
  • Lecture
  • Demonstrations
  • Hands-on exercises
Who Should Attend:
  • All public safety personnel
Course Requirements:
  • 100% attendance and participation

Available sessions