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NCJ Number: 162390 Find in a Library
Title: Cultural Awareness Trainer's Manual for Law Enforcement Officers
Author(s): S M Hennessy; D F Warring; J S Arnott; M M Cornett- DeVito
Corporate Author: Leadership, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 193
Sponsoring Agency: Leadership, Inc
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Publication Number: ISBN 1-887049-00-2
Sale Source: Leadership, Inc
7418 East Helm Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Intended for use by police trainers, this manual explores cultural differences and values so that law enforcement professionals can understand and address the demographic changes and interact effectively with people of diverse cultures in their communities.
Abstract: The readings, charts, and exercises are intended to assist current and potential police personnel in understanding the rationale for stereotypes and prejudices; assess their own stereotypes and prejudices; identify barriers to growth; and provide insight into their own attitudes regarding racism, sexism, and biases. They are also intended to clarify new ways of acting and doing things and explore change theories and strategies. Individual sections of the manual focus on multiculturalism; prejudice, stereotypes, and values; sexism and other gender issues; power; case studies and role plays; and changing the culture. The manual recommends presenting the general information in large classes and limiting classes involving discussion and the examining of personal values to 20-30 participants, seated at tables in teams of 5 or 6. Class exercises, handouts, 21 references, and list of additional resources
Main Term(s): Police education
Index Term(s): Cross-cultural training; Cultural influences; Discrimination
Note: 3rd edition
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