NATIONAL CONFERENCE AGENDA AND TOPICS

Conference Topics

 

C.O.P.S. has opened its call for presenters and is currently working on 2017 session topics including adding sessions specifically designed for law enforcement spouses/significant others.

 

 

Sample of 2016 Sessions Offered

 

Friday, November 11th

 

8:30-10:00  A.M.  Welcome Session

 

10:00-10:15  A.M.  Morning Break

 

10:15-11:45  A.M.  Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

Life After Law Enforcement - Approaching Retirement

Life as a Law Enforcement Spouse/Significant Other

Building a Successful Peer Support Program

Proven Steps to Relieve Stress, Anxiety & Trauma

Groundswell: Starting Your Wellness Program

Compassion Fatigue & Care for the Caregivers

The Alertness Edge: Managing the Effects of Sleep Loss & Shift Work on Officer Performance, Health & Safety

The Texas Department of Public Safety Fitness & Nutrition Model

 

11:45 A.M.-12:15  P.M. Lunch (Provided by C.O.P.S.)

 

12:45-1:15  P.M.  Visit Your Vendors

 

1:15-3:15  P.M.  Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

Is Your Agency Prepared for a LODD?

Is This Normal? An In-Depth Guide for Police Officer Spouse/Significant Others

Mental Health & Suicide Prevention for Law Enforcement Officers

Surviving PTSD in Law Enforcement

Vicarious Traumatization in the Law Enforcement Profession

SHIELD

Building Resilience: Surviving Secondary Trauma

Transitioning to Retirement

 

3:15-3:30  P.M.  Afternoon Break

 

3:30-5:00  P.M.  Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

Life After Law Enforcement—Understanding & Planning for Future Care

Below 100 for Law Enforcement Families

PTSD vs. PTSR

Cancer & the Will to Win

Suicide Prevention/Intervention Across the Lifespan in the 21st Century

Shielding the Ones We Love

Surviving & Thriving a Career in Law Enforcement

The Texas Department of Public Safety Fitness & Nutrition Model

 

8:00-10:30 P.M.  Networking Room

 

Saturday, November 12th

 

8:00 A.M.  Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

Is Your Agency Prepared for a LODD?

Loving a Cop Has Its Challenges

Stress Management & Resiliency Cultivation for Law Enforcement & Families

Nuts & Bolts of Police Chaplain Programs

Mental Health & Suicide Prevention for Law Enforcement Officers

Transitioning to Retirement

What Happens When Trauma Comes Homes

Career Survival

 

10:00 A.M.  Morning Break

 

10:15 A.M.  Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

The Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program

St. Louis Police Wives Association

Injured Officer: Surviving a Critical Incident & Returning to Work

Proven Steps to Relieve Stress, Anxiety & Trauma

Raising Children in a Law Enforcement Family

Holding Onto Faith in Difficult Times

Groundswell: Starting Your Wellness Program

We’re In This Together - Keeping Relationships Healthy

 

11:45 A.M.  Lunch (Provided by C.O.P.S.)

 

12:45 P.M.  Visit Your Vendors

 

1:15 P.M.  Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

C.O.P.S. How Can I Help?

Surviving Your Spouse/Significant Other’s Career

Building Resilience: Surviving Secondary Trauma

How to Find Mental Heath Providers

Preparing for a Crisis - An Overview of CISM

Surviving PTSD in Law Enforcement

Career Survival

Leadership in a Crisis

 

3:15 P.M.  Afternoon Break

 

3:30 P.M.  Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

The Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program

St. Louis Police Wives Association Critical Incident Response

Successes & Challenges of the Liaison Officer

Below 100 for Law Enforcement Families

Surviving & Thriving a Career in Law Enforcement

Triage for Law Enforcement in an Age of Negative Stereotypes, False Narratives & Monday Morning Quarterbacks

Injured Officer: Surviving a Critical Incident & Returning to Work

Getting “Unstuck” From Trauma: EMDR

 

6:30 P.M.  Law Enforcement Appreciation Night

 

Sunday, November 13th

 

8:30 A.M.  Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

Are You Stressed?

The Alertness Edge: Managing the Effects of Sleep Loss & Shift Work on Law Enforcement Performance, Health & Safety

Triage for Law Enforcement in an Age of Negative Stereotypes, False Narratives & Monday Morning Quarterbacks

Cancer & the Will to Win

Raising Children in a Law Enforcement Family

How to Help Your Agency After a Completed Suicide

Funeral Response Teams - Honor, Dignity & Respect

Preparing Sworn Personnel & Their Family Members for LODD

 

10:00 A.M.  Morning Break

 

10:15 A.M.   Closing Session

 

12:00 P.M.  Conclusion of Conference

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Physical:  846 Old South 5  --  Camdenton, MO 65020

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Email:  cops@nationalcops.org

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