NSU/BSO research initiatives are aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of public safety projects, expanding the body of theoretical and applied knowledge in public safety services, establishing programs to improve professionalism in public safety for both individuals and organizations, expanding quality professional education in public safety, and training for various special needs of the law enforcement community.
Firefighter Suicide: Understanding Cultural Challenges for Mental Health Professionals
Sarah N. Henderson, Vincent B. Van Hasselt, Todd J. LeDuc, Judy Couwels
Motivational Interviewing: Improving the Delivery of Psychological Services to Law Enforcement
Bryan Steinkopf, Kori A. Hakala, and Vincent B. Van Hasselt
Suicide by Cop
Marina Sarno and Vincent B. Van Hasselt
Center for Psychological Studies Honored by Broward County Sheriff’s Office for Working with First Responders
Sarah Henderson B.A., Todd J. LeDuc M.S., CFO, CEM, Judy Couwels, L.M.F.T., and Vincent B. Van Hasselt Ph.D.
Luzimar Vega M.S., Sarah Henderson B.A., Candice Johnson M.S., Todd LeDuc M.S., Vincent Van Hasselt Ph. D., & Ana Fins Ph. D.
L. Vega, M.S., S. Henderson, B.A., C. Johnson, M.S., V. Van Hasselt, Ph.D., A. Fins, Ph.D., T. LeDuc, M.S. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, Long Beach, CA.
Lopez, V. A., Garcia, C. A., Leduc, T. J., & Van Hasselt, V. B. (2014, August). Behavioral health training for firefighters and police officers. In V. B. Van Hasselt (Chairperson), Risk and resilience in law enforcement and fire rescue personnel. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
Steinkopf, B. L., Browning, S. L., Wilson, J., Baker, M. T., Van Hasselt, V. B., & Taylor, L. (2014, August). Dealing with the mentally ill: Efficacy of the crisis intervention team (CIT) in law enforcement. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, Washington, D.C.
Steinkopf, B. L., Reddin, R. A., Baker, M. T., Van Hasselt, V. B., Larned, J., & Couwels, J. (2014, August). Assessment of stress and resilience in police dispatchers. In V. B. Van Hasselt (Chairperson), Risk and resilience in law enforcement and fire rescue personnel. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
The chapter reviews the research on the state of the science on CISD. It provides a critical analysis of the positive and negative utility and efficacy of CISD and the CISD process, methodological concerns and key issues discussed in the academic literature. The chapter also documents the role of CISD in law enforcement resiliency, the factors associated with stress-resiliency and presents case examples.