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NCJ Number: 31696 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE TRAINING IN DOMESTIC CRISES - A SUBURBAN APPROACH
Journal: COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH JOURNAL  Volume:11  Issue:3  Dated:(1975)  Pages:301-306
Author(s): J A WALSH; P G WITTE
Corporate Author: Behavioral Publications
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: Behavioral Publications
New York, NY 10011
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: RESULTS OF AN EVALUATION BY PARTICIPATING OFFICERS ON A FAMILY CRISIS INTERVENTION SEMINAR AIMED SPECIFICALLY AT THE SPECIAL TYPES OF FAMILY PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN SUBURBAN SETTINGS.
Abstract: THE SEMINAR IS BRIEFLY DESCRIBED AND THE RESULT OF NUMEROUS NEW REQUESTS BY POLICE FOR MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTATION IS DISCUSSED. RESULTS OF THE PARTICIPANT QUESTIONNAIRE SUGGEST THAT A TRAINING APPROACH DIFFERENT FROM URBAN PROGRAMS IS NEEDED AND WANTED BY SUBURBAN POLICE. THE AUTHOR CALLS FOR MORE COOPERATION BETWEEN POLICE AND COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH AGENCIES IN DEVELOPING SIMILAR TRAINING PROGRAMS.
Index Term(s): Crisis intervention training; Family crisis intervention units; Interagency cooperation; Mental health; Police crisis intervention; Suburban area studies; Workshops and seminars
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