Counseling Cops What Clinicians Need to Know

ISBN-10: 1462512658

ISBN-13: 9781462512652

Edition: 2014

Authors: Ellen Kirschman, Joel Fay, Mark Kamena, Ellen M. Scrivner

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List price: $70.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 10/18/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

The Basics of Cultural Competency
Working in the Law Enforcement Culture
Worlds Apart: Demographics, Similarities, Differences, Values, Mindsets, and Occupational Hazards
Managing the Therapeutic Alliance
Guns in Your Office
Confidentiality and Ethics
Legal Issues
The Emergency Responder's Exhaustion Syndrome
Categories of Stress
The Key Characteristics of ERES
Growing Old in a Young Person's Profession
At the Academy and on Probation
The Honeymoon Phase
The Early Middle Years
Plateauing: The Late Middle Years
Resolution: Moving toward Retirement
Line-of-Duty Issues
Death by 1,000 Cuts: Critical Incidents, Trauma, and Posttraumatic Stress Injuries
Critical Incidents
Who Is at Risk for Developing Posttraumatic Stress Injuries?
Core Beliefs
Therapeutic Interventions
Betrayal: The Hidden Critical Incident
Thrown to the Wolves
How Childhood Injuries Complicate the Experience of Betrayal
Treating Betrayal
Shift Work and Sleep Deprivation
The Three Shifts
Sleep Deprivation
Shift Work and the Family
What Is Sleep?
Sleep Hygiene
Treatment Tactics
Reading Your Client: Assessment Strategies
Introduction to Assessment
Introducing Assessment to Your Client
Assessment Scales
Sharing Test Results with Your Client
A Caution about Test Interpretation and Validity Questions
Treatment Strategies
Avoidance and Secrets
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Working with Triggers
Prolonged Exposure Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Narrative Therapy
Problem Solving
Peer Support
Virtual Environment
Resilience and Posttraumatic Growth
Rescripting Nightmares
Socratic Dialogue
Residential Treatment
When Your Client Needs Medication
ACOEM Guidelines
Areas of Special Concern
Common Presenting Problems
Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Other Addictions
Choir Practice: A Brief History of Drinking and Law Enforcement
The Current Situation
Assessing for Alcohol Abuse
Other Addictions
Treatment for Addiction
Depression and Suicide
Statistics and Prevalence Rates
Why Do Officers Commit Suicide?
Guns and Psychiatric Hospitalization
Aftermath: Helping an Agency after a Suicide
The Politics of Death
Suicide Prevention
Somatization, Panic Attacks, and Stress Reduction
Health Problems
Psychological Trauma
Panic Disorder
Stress Reduction Strategies
Working with Police Families
Resilience and the Police Family
Defining Resilience
Police Family Needs and Assets
Goals and Strategies of Police Family Therapy
Some Words about Discrimination
Givens and Paradoxes
The Givens
The Police Officer's Paradox
Deconstructing the Police Officer's Paradox
"Why Didn't You Shoot Him in the Leg?": Police Family Communication
Tell All/Tell Nothing: What, Where, When, and How to Talk
Myths of Communication
Trauma and Family Communication
Vicarious Trauma
Additional Considerations for Children
The First Responder Relationship
The Advantages
The Disadvantages
Cops' Kids
Strengthening the First Responder Relationship
Infidelity, Divorce, and Domestic Abuse
Domestic Abuse
When Cops Are Victims of Abuse
Reporting Domestic Abuse
Getting Started
Special Considerations for Treating Other First Responders
Fire Fighters
Fire Service Families
Correctional Officers
Breaking and Entering
Put On Your Anthropologist's Hat
Be a Self-Starter
Match Your Skills and Interests to the Underserved Needs of Local Law Enforcement
Engage in Rigorous Self-Assessment
Appendix: Residential Treatment/Group Therapy
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