Course Description


CJ 412 Crisis Intervention and Stress Analysis
4 cr.
Offered: Winter
Prerequisite: CJ 110 and junior standing or instructor's permission.

This course will examine the challenges and risks of the various "front line" crisis intervention situations encountered by police and corrections officers. Emphasis is on the dynamics of interpersonal relations and intervention techniques, especially in conflict-oriented situations. Alternatives available to officers, as well as the relative roles of other legal and social agencies, will be discussed. The second half of the course will focus on stress issues relative to police and corrections personnel.

Note: May not be taken if the student has already taken LE 410 Police Crisis Intervention or LE 415 Police Stress Analysis.