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Title: MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOPS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT
Journal: FBI LAW ENFORCEMENT BULLETIN  Volume:45  Issue:1  Dated:(JANUARY 1976)  Pages:3-8
Author(s): W M MOHR; J E STEBLEIN
Corporate Author: Federal Bureau of Investigation
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC 20535-0001
Publisher: https://www.fbi.gov 
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A DESCRIPTION OF A THREE-DAY SEMINAR GIVEN TO POLICEMEN AND MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY PERSONNEL IN NIAGARA COUNTY (NY) WHOSE PURPOSES WERE TO INCREASE INTERAGENCY COOPERATION AND POLICE COMPETENCY IN MENTAL HEALTH.
Abstract: PARTICIPATING OFFICERS WERE PLEASED WITH THE COURSE, AS INDICATED BY A FOLLOW-UP SURVEY. THE COURSE INCREASED THE OFFICERS' KNOWLEDGE OF REFERRAL ALTERNATIVES (WITH A RESULTANT INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF REFERRALS) AND REDUCED SOME OF THE PROBLEMS BETWEEN POLICE AND MENTAL HEALTH AGENCIES (SUCH AS THE FRUSTRATION FELT BY THE POLICE WHEN THEIR REFERRALS ARE REJECTED BUT THE POLICE ARE GIVEN NO REASON FOR THE REJECTION.)
Index Term(s): Crisis intervention training; Family crisis intervention units; Interagency cooperation; Mental health; New York; Police in-service training; Workshops and seminars
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