Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center

Health & Wellness

Courses & Events

An informative and interactive class that introduces the concepts of meditation and mindfulness. Attendees learn the evidence-based benefits of these powerful personal practices and discover how to use these tools to mitigate stress, regulate emotions, and improve overall health.

Friday, September 30, 2022, Gardner Justice Center
Monday, December 5, 2022, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
This course will give first responders the information and tools to develop the capacity to recover from difficulties associated with responding to both common and extreme situations in their public service.

Friday, December 2, 2022, Salina Police Department Training Room
Much is demanded in the current workplace. But many experts agree that emotional intelligence (EQ) is one of the most important skills to have in today's world. The skill not only helps with your work and private life, but it also helps you have a better understanding of yourself.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022, Integrity Auditorium
This course will help public safety personnel and their family examine their personal financial situation, explore practices that allow them to reach their goals and create a solid foundation for resilience during economic hardship. Establishing healthy financial habits can help reduce stress, aid family success and shield one from ethical problems. Through lecture, hands-on exercises and self-assessment, participants will develop their awareness and knowledge in this critical aspect of financial wellness.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, Gardner Justice Center
This course will help First Responders develop good nutrition, physical health and general wellness through their development of their own fitness plan.

Monday, November 14, 2022, The Venue
Peer Support is a means for a department to show support to their employees, offering them opportunities to care for themselves and their families. Peer Support helps those, who without it, might turn to substances, illegal activity, poor performance, seeking a different career, mental health issues and even suicide.

January 23-27, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
September 25-29, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
First Responders tend to work long non-traditional hours and encounter unique types of job stress that other traditional jobs do not. A healthy marriage can contribute to minimizing stress and distractions. Humans are created as spirit, soul and body. Emotional nurturing and understanding human bonding experiences are every bit as important and necessary as meeting physical needs.

Thursday, January 19, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This course will allow the attendees to explore their spiritual wellness and how spiritual practices can serve as a framework for strong relationships within the home drawing from multiple faiths with a primary draw from Christianity. As first responders draw their inspiration and motivation for selfless acts at work, so to, can these spiritual outlooks transfer to quality of life at home.

Thursday, November 10, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions

Certificate Programs

As dedicated public servants, first responders are often the last to ask for help for themselves. The KLETC Certificate in Health and Wellness for Public Safety has been developed to address and support several aspects of public safety behavioral health. Graduates will be able to immediately apply the skill sets they learn to their profession, providing them with the opportunity in recognizing and addressing their own needs in order to be better equipped in performing their job duties safely.

This certificate program has been organized into a series of educational pillars to include:

  • Building Personal Resilience
  • Family Empowerment Through Spiritual Guidance
  • Mindfulness and Meditation Techniques
  • Personal Financial Fitness
  • Comprehensive Physical Fitness and Nutritional Education

Learning Competency:

  • Participants will support their wellness and resilience with skills learned in the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional areas required of law enforcement officers.