LAPD officers talk POWER

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The Peace Officer Wellness, Empathy & Resilience (POWER) Training Program is a nationally certified intensive and interactive curriculum for police and correctional officers that utilizes mindfulness practices, compassion-based communication exercises and training in wellness-related areas such as stress management and self-care. Participants in the conversation documented in the video below were all active officers with the Los…

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The Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) Grant: Supporting Mental Health in Law Enforcement

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Law enforcement is a challenging and stressful profession that requires individuals to make quick decisions in high-pressure situations. The nature of the job can take a toll on the mental health and well-being of law enforcement officers, and it is important to provide officers with resources they need to function well amidst the challenges they…

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POWER Training: on the Cutting-Edge of Scientific Research on the Physiological Benefits of Council

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Trainers with Beyond Us & Them’s (formerly Center for Council’s) POWER Training Program for law enforcement officers traveled south to San Diego for the last session of a three-month intensive workshop involving officers from the police departments of four local universities: University of California San Diego, California State University San Marcos, Palomar College and Miracosta…

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Creative Ways Law Enforcement Agencies Can Use The LEMWHA Grant

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The Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMWHA) grant is a valuable resource for law enforcement agencies nationwide that are looking to support the mental health and well-being of their officers. The grant can be used to fund a wide range of initiatives, including programs to promote resilience, training on stress management, and the…

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The Hero Maker with Jared Seide

Jared Seide, Executive Director of Beyond Us and Them joined Vermont’s Commissioner of Public Safety Jennifer Morrison & writer/director/exec producer Andrea Shreeman of The Hero Maker Podcast to discuss council and the amazing results Beyond Us & Them are seeing in the realm of officer wellness. Listen on Spotify Listen on Apple Podcasts Learn more about…

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POWER Receives National Certification

Beyond Us & Them’s Peace Officer Wellness, Empathy and Resilience (POWER) Training Program has received the National Certification Program Seal of Excellence from IADLEST, International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training. IADLEST is an association of standards and training managers and leaders. Its primary focus is criminal justice standards and training. IADLEST’s…

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New Partnership with DOJ’s COPS Office Enhancing Compassion to Improve Police-Community Relations

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PRESS RELEASE: Beyond Us & Them announces new partnership with DOJ’s COPS Office enhancing compassion to improve Police-Community relations. The Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) announced on April 4, 2022 the creation of a series of new partnerships that will contribute to the advancement of community policing and serve…

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Jared Seide & Rich Goerling on The Beat

Jared Seide, Executive Director of Beyond Us and Them appeared with one of our law enforcement counselors, Rich Goerling on The Beat, a COPS Office Podcast to discuss the Peace Officer Wellness Empathy and Resilience (POWER) Training. They talk about the intensive training in wellness, empathy and resilience and how it addresses officer health and…

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Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certifies C4C’s POWER Training

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Beyond Us & Them’s Peace Officer Wellness, Empathy & Resilience (POWER) Training for law enforcement officers has now been recognized and certified as an effective and valuable training protocol by California’s Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).  In granting this statewide certification, POST will provide officers who participate with credit toward their annual requirement…

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