A Modified Course in Crisis Intervention for Police Officers

  • Elena J. Eisman


This paper describes a modification of the Bard (1972) model for training police in crisis intervention. It will discuss the course in terms of the rationale for the training design, the demographics of the officers involved, the content of the course, and the issues addressed through the training. The paper will also include statements written by the officers during the course of the training.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena J. Eisman
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  1. 1.Private PracticeBeverlyUSA

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