The CYCLE Training program consists of two parts, in this first activity attendees will participate in an active conversation and instruction highly key tools to improve relationships between law enforcement and youth in the community. Nine modules over 12 hours of classroom interaction cover topics such as Adolescent Brain Development, De-escalation (youth focused), Implicit/Explicit Bias, and Informed Response to Trauma (focus on tools to identify PTSD in youth). Additional modules include communication skills, empathy, current trends in law enforcement and other topics. Each module builds its strength from student participation, interactive discussion and role play scenarios in small groups. Youth from the local community attend similar classroom activities and then are brought together with officers for meaningful interactions, lunch and role play scenarios. In this course the integration of police - youth interaction are the first steps to bridging the gap between police - youth relationship building.
20 to 35 students with 2 instructors
Communication, Community Policing, Conflict Resolution, De-Escalation, Injuries & Trauma
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
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