Course Details

Course TitleAssessing Bias in Police & Other Public Safety Candidates
Date 2/11/2022
ProviderCONCEPT Continuing & Professional Studies (Palo Alto University)
Credit Hours4
Instructor(s)David M. Corey, PhD, ABPP
Method of InstructionVirtual (Synchronous/Live)
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

This four-hour workshop provides an overview of the rationale and content of the California POST Bias Assessment Framework, its use in conducting suitability evaluations of peace officer and other public safety candidates (e.g., correctional officers, dispatcher, firefighters/medics), and methods for evaluating biased behaviors, biased attitudes, and other bias-relevant traits and attributes.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop participants will be able to:
  • Describe the three components of the California POST Bias Assessment Framework
  • Identify at least two strategies for assessing each component of the framework
  • Describe the empirical rationale for the framework