Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center

Health & Wellness

Courses & Events

The training is designed for law enforcement officers and dispatchers who, in their duties, are frequently called upon to deal with individuals who are suffering from brain disorders and mental health issues.


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Emotional intelligence and mindset training can help law enforcement mitigate the impact of stress and improve interpersonal communication within their personal and professional networks. It can strengthen your willpower, allow you to focus on your task at hand, and make better decisions under pressure. This course is designed for and been delivered to every level of law enforcement officer from patrol to command staff.


Monday, August 23, 2021, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
Friday, February 11, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)
This course will help First Responders develop good nutrition, physical health and general wellness through their development of their own fitness plan.


Monday, November 15, 2021, Shawnee Police Department (Shawnee, KS)
Monday, December 13, 2021, KLETC Campus Integrity Auditorium (Hutchinson, KS)
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. Through lecture, demonstration and hands on exercises the students will explore practices that have positive benefits in terms of resilience and overall wellness to both their on-duty performance and personal lives.


Thursday, September 2, 2021, Hays KLETC Regional Site (Hays, KS)
Wednesday, October 20, 2021, William L. White Auditorium, upstairs (Little Theater) (Emporia, KS)
Wednesday, March 23, 2022, Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium (Pittsburg, KS)
Wednesday, June 22, 2022, Seward County Sheriff's Office (Liberal, KS)
This course will help public safety personnel 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, shield from ethical problems and reserve security clearances. Through lecture, hands-on exercises and self-assessment, participants will develop their awareness and knowledge in this critical aspect of personal and family wellness. This course spans two afternoon sessions. Both sessions are required to fulfill Fitness for Duty/Resilience certification.


Friday, August 6, 2021, Zoom Meeting (Virtual, KS)
This course will help public safety personnel 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, shield from ethical problems and reserve security clearances. Through lecture, hands-on exercises and self-assessment, participants will develop their awareness and knowledge in this critical aspect of personal and family wellness.


Friday, August 13, 2021, Zoom Meeting (Virtual, KS)
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.


Tuesday, September 21, 2021, Manhattan Fire Dept (Manhattan, KS)
Thursday, December 16, 2021, KLETC Campus Learning Center Classroom Bldg (Hutchinson, KS)
Nearly twice the number of officers take their own life than those killed in the line of duty. Stress Management continues to remain an important and under-appreciated aspect of law enforcement. Even after decades of research and training, law enforcement practitioners continue to assume that some things are just "part of the job".


Friday, January 14, 2022, Zoom Facilitated Sessions (Online, WEB)

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.