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NCJ Number: 41355 Find in a Library
Title: TRAINING POLICE IN FAMILY CRISIS INTERVENTION (FROM COMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, 1976 BY JOHN MONAHAN - SEE NCJ-41350)
Author(s): J M DRISCOLL; R G MEYER; C F SCHANIE
Corporate Author: Pergamon Press, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: Pergamon Press, Inc
Elmsford, NY 10523
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE EXAMINES THE FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE LARGE PART OF A POLICE OFFICER'S DUTIES COMPRISED OF FAMILY CRISIS INTERVENTION AND DOMESTIC DISPUTES, AND THE IMPORTANCE OF POLICE TRAINING IN THIS AREA.
Abstract: SOCIAL FACTORS WHICH PLACE THE POLICE OFFICER IN THE MIDST OF FAMILY CONFLICTS ARE DISCUSSED, BUT THE BULK OF THE ARTICLE COMPARES THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A FAMILY CRISIS TRAINING PROGRAM FOR POLICE IN NEW YORK CITY IN 1967 WITH A SIMILAR PROGRAM CONDUCTED BY THE LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, POLICE DEPARTMENT. VARIOUS ASPECTS OF THE TWO PROGRAMS ARE COMPARED: THEORY, SELECTION OF PARTICIPANTS, TRAINING, FIELD OPERATION AND EVALUATION PROCEDURE, AND RESULTS. THE LOUISVILLE PROJECT WAS CONSIDERABLY MORE EFFECTIVE THAN THE NEW YORK PROJECT, AND THIS IS ANALYZED WITH RESPECT TO THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE TWO TRAINING PROGRAMS....MSP
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; Conflict resolution; Crisis intervention training; Domestic relations; Family counseling; Family crisis intervention units; Police crisis intervention; Police education; Program evaluation
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