Now Available! Special Issue: Updating Global Efforts to Promote and Secure First Responder Wellness
The Journal of Community Safety and Well-Being (JCSWB) is pleased to announce that a special issue entitled “Updating Global Efforts to Promote and Secure First Responder Wellness” is now available online!
A selection of papers published in this special issue will drive and inform a JCSWB led session at the Canadian Policing Wellness Check Conference, hosted by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP).
Dr. Linna Tam-Seto, Ph.D., O.T.Reg.(Ont.), Assistant Professor, Trauma and Recovery Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada; Research Scientist, Families Matter Research Group.
Dr. Jeff Thompson, Ph.D, Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA; Instructor, College of Leadership and Public Service, Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
This publication has been made possible through the generous support of Deloitte Inc. and thus enabling our global audience to have access to important research and perspectives from a diverse authorship that will bring awareness and improvements to mental health and general wellness issues facing the policing community.
As always, our research is open access and freely available. To view the Table of Contents and read the papers from this issue, click here.
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About the Canadian Policing Wellness Check Conference
The Canadian Policing Wellness Check Conference, hosted by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police is being held March 6-8, 2023 in Ottawa, Ontario, led, designed and moderated by Norman E. Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, JCSWB, in cooperation with several standing committees of the CACP and supported by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
The over-arching goal of the conference is to establish a renewed national baseline upon which to build continued developments in the policies, practices, and knowledge bases for improving mental health and general wellness outcomes; to examine and remedy inequities experienced in wellness outcomes and available services; to restore momentum to the most promising prior initiatives; and, to highlight and advance innovative forward strategies based on new lessons learned.
A selection of papers published in JCSWB’s special wellness issue will drive and inform a Journal led session at the Wellness Check Conference.
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