What is KYPCIS and why is it needed?
The Kentucky Post-Critical Incident Seminar is a three-day seminar modeled after highly-successful programs developed by the FBI and South Carolina. These seminars are led by mental-health professionals trained to work with peace officers, and driven by a team of law enforcement and public safety dispatch peers who have experienced their own critical incident and received training in Critical Incident Stress Management.
Development of this program fills a void in care for officers and dispatchers who currently are experiencing a lack of resources and support. Coping mechanisms often are negative, resulting in substance abuse, domestic issues, violence and suicide. KYPCIS will offer law enforcement and dispatch professionals an avenue to properly manage the aftermath of critical incidents.
SAVE THE DATES
KYPCIS IX Training
March 9-11, 2020
KYPCIS X Training
June 22-24, 2020
KYPCIS Military II Training
August 3-5, 2020
KYPCIS XI Training
September 28-30, 2020
Learn more about who should attend Kentucky’s Post-Critical Incident Seminars, how the program was developed and what you can expect if you attend.
Nothing illustrates the need for KYPCIS more than hearing from officers who have suffered the aftermath of a critical incident. Read their stories here.
Voices of Support
Hear from Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and others about how KYPCIS will serve the needs of the commonwealth’s law enforcement.
“This seminar helped me greatly. I can really say it has changed my outlook on life itself. Talking to people who have been through the same struggles as I have, knowing I’m not alone and people actually care about me is really a great feeling.”
At KYPCIS we understand the sensitive nature of dealing with post-critical incidents. We understand because we've been there and we respect your privacy. To contact a staff member about registration or for questions, please use the phone number or email listed below.
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