CONCEPT and Continuing Professional Studies at Palo Alto University Opens Registration for Summer Training Institute on Police & Public Safety Psychology

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The 2020 Summer Training Institute on Police and Public Safety Psychology will be held at Palo Alto University from June 15-19 and will include various mix-and-match workshops for attendees.

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"This will be the perfect opportunity for individuals who are looking to grow and expand their practice with comprehensive professional training,” said Patricia Zapf

CONCEPT, the Continuing & Professional Studies Division of Palo Alto University, announced that registration is now open for the 2020 Summer Training Institute. This program will feature five days of mix-and-match workshops led by internationally recognized experts in Police and Public Safety Psychology from June 15-19, 2020.

Mental health professionals planning to add a police and public safety specialty to their practice or who are working toward becoming board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in the Police and Public Safety Psychology (PPSP) specialty will benefit from exposure to evidence-based training on best practices, relevant research outcomes and clinical applications. In addition, this opportunity will strengthen attendees' knowledge, skill set and expertise and serve to elevate their practice.

Throughout the week, attendees will dive deep into the following topics during these workshops: Evaluations of Police Suitability and Fitness for Duty, Foundational and Functional Competencies in PPSP, Ethical Dilemmas and Complex Relationships in PPSP and much more. The experts leading these workshops boast notable accolades and are engaging presenters and leaders in the field. "This will be the perfect opportunity for individuals who are looking to grow and expand their practice with comprehensive professional training,” said Patricia Zapf, vice president for Continuing and Professional Studies and Founder of CONCEPT Continuing and Professional Studies at Palo Alto University. “[We] are immensely excited to host the Summer Training Institute in conjunction with the American Board of Police & Public Safety Psychology (ABPPSP), and look forward to equipping attendees with the tools they need by disseminating knowledge directly from the field's most notable experts."

For those who cannot travel to join the workshops in person at the San Francisco Bay Area location, virtual attendance is available via ZOOM and electronic copies of all online training program materials will be distributed.

Interested parties can register for this event online individually or as a group. Individuals registering for all five days can receive $250 off their registration with the promo code PPSPWEEK. For more information, call 650-433-3899 or visit our Summer Training Institute page here. To learn more about CONCEPT Continuing and Professional Studies at Palo Alto University, visit the campus at 1791 Arastradero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304.

CONCEPT Continuing and Professional Studies at Palo Alto University offers post-graduate training programs for mental health and allied professionals and continuing education as approved sponsors by APA, CPA, ASWB, and NBCC. These programs cover a variety of topics, including criminal forensic mental health and training for correctional professionals. With offerings both online and in-person, training can be completed on a personalized schedule and at a tailored pace.

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