KLETC Campus

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.

Tuesday, April 25, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
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.

Monday, April 24, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
The ability to resolve conflict is often at the heart of a law enforcement officer's day. Through trial and error, we find techniques that work for us, at least most of the time. But by understanding the science behind conflict and the different ways that it can be resolved, we can better adapt and work our way through different types of conflict to a successful conclusion.

Monday, May 8, 2023, Riley County Public Works Training Room
This day-and-a-half event provides allied professionals directly involved with responding and delivering crisis services an opportunity to share knowledge, ideas, and support. Participants will hear about the statewide tools and resources essential to responding, connecting, and caring for community members in crisis.

March 22-23, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
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.

Thursday, August 24, 2023, Salina Police Department Training Room
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.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
First Responders are exposed to a diverse range of physical demands which can include anything from sitting long hours in a patrol car and suddenly being called to action with little notice, standing and walking for long hours, unpredictable physical encounters and etc. These types of demands are incredibly taxing, both physically and physiologically.

Friday, April 14, 2023, Lawrence Police Department Training Room
This course will help First Responders develop good nutrition, physical health and general wellness through their development of their own fitness plan.

Thursday, April 27, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy
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.

September 25-29, 2023, Integrity Auditorium
This course will examine finances, relationships, adjusting to retirement, our health (physical, emotional, social and spiritual), and how to continue to fulfill our purpose. Finally, we will lay out a blueprint for before, during and after retirement to follow so you can enjoy your well-earned retirement in a fun and purposeful way.

Wednesday, June 21, 2023, Learning Center Classroom Bldg
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.

Friday, April 28, 2023, Johnson County Regional Police Academy

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.