Blue remembered skills: mental health awareness training for police officers
Cummins, ID and Jones, S 2010, 'Blue remembered skills: mental health awareness training for police officers' , Journal of Adult Protection, 12 (3) , pp. 14-19.
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The Bradley Report (Bradley, 2009) has raised a number of important questions regarding the treatment of individuals who are experiencing mental health problems and find themselves in the criminal justice system. One of the key recommendations is that professional staff working across criminal justice organisations should receive increased training in this area. This paper explores the experiences of two professionals, a mental health nurse and a social worker, involved in providing training for police officers. It goes on to consider the most effective models of training for police officers.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||The Bradley Report, mental health problems, offenders, policing, mental health training|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare|
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care|
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work > Centre for Social Justice Research
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Adult Protection|
|Depositing User:||ID Cummins|
|Date Deposited:||23 Aug 2010 11:29|
|Last Modified:||16 Oct 2012 11:34|
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