Course Details

Course TitleIACP 2021 - Legal Update: Police Psychological Services Section 2021 (Virtual Only)
Date 9/11/2021
ProviderIACP - PPSS
Credit Hours1.25
Instructor(s)John M. Collins, Esquire
Method of InstructionWorkshop/Seminar
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

This presentation will review key cases and legal findings from the last year relevant to those working with police and public safety agencies.

Course Objectives

Participants will be able to summarize at least three recent judicial decisions that impact practice in the field of police psychology, and will be able to identify at least two developing legal trends that will impact law enforcement in the areas of preemployment, fitness for duty, disciplinary action or crisis intervention. Participants will also be able to describe two legal scenarios that law enforcement psychologists currently face and articulate appropriate responses to them.