Course Details

Course TitleABPPSP: Assessing Bias in Police & Other Public Safety Candidates
Date Varies
ProviderCONCEPT Continuing & Professional Studies (Palo Alto University)
Credit Hours4
Instructor(s)David M. Corey, PhD, ABPP
Method of InstructionOnline (Asynchronous/Self-paced)
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

This program 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

  • Describe the three components of the California POST Bias Assessment Framework
  • Describe at least two strategies for assessing each component of the framework
  • Describe the empirical rationale for the framework