‘Social Change Through Training and Education: Volume III’ Released

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Dr. E. Beverly Young’s book looks deeper into dimensions of police officer

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Having served in the police profession in patrol, leadership and administrative capacities for more than four decades, Dr. E. Beverly Young became distressed over media reports describing negative encounters depicting the negative relationship between police officers and members of the community. She believed the encounters leading to eroding relationships resulted from a lack of communication, in some instances unwillingness on both sides to understand the need and purpose behind ongoing communication, engagement and transparency for procedural justice and legitimacy. This belief led her to write “Social Change Through Training and Education: Volume III— The 'Clothing' for Effective Policing: Cultural Competency, Spirituality and Ethics (Cultural Competency Self-Assessment Tool Included)” (published by AuthorHouse).

The book gives readers an opportunity to learn something about themselves. It serves as an opportunity to move from opaqueness to transparency about what one believes and thinks when encountering diversity personally and professionally. It is also a personal exploration of one’s response when encountering implicit or from explicit bias in a colleague or family members during a family gathering.

“The police officer is similar to the resident of any community. Both possess a spiritual, emotional and intellectual dimension and should be understood and treated in that way,” Young points out. “Readers must distinguish behavior of some from hiring practices that may not be able to identify individuals who are not best suited as police officers.”

“A police officer is a person before she/he performs tasks associated with a profession. Treat and understand that the police profession involves solving problems using split-second decision making skills, not necessarily intended to nor appropriate for correcting systemic social issues.”

“Social Change Through Training and Education: Volume III— The 'Clothing' for Effective Policing: Cultural Competency, Spirituality and Ethics (Cultural Competency Self-Assessment Tool Included)”
By Dr. E. Beverly Young
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 108 pages | ISBN 9781524688400
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 108 pages | ISBN 9781524688424
E-Book | 108 pages | ISBN 9781524688417
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Dr. E. Beverly Young specializes in curriculum development for police and law enforcement. Her interest centers on human relations skills specifically on impartial policing, cultural competency, religious diversity, oral and written communication skills. She served as a municipal police officer and commander for the Temple University Police Department in Philadelphia. Her career portfolio includes police instructor certification, teaching in-service, instructor development and professional development classes. She continued a career in policing in a training and administrative capacity with the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission under the Pennsylvania State Police until her retirement in 2014. She holds a doctorate degree in adult education leadership from Walden University (Minneapolis, Minnesota), masters and baccalaureate degrees from Temple University (Philadelphia) and continues research related activities to stay current as an adult education practitioner, consultant and social change agent.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse celebrated 15 years of service to authors in Sept. 2011.For more information or to publish a book visit authorhouse.com or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.
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