CJK0013V

Interactions in a Diverse Community

Course Code: CJK0013V

Credit Hours: 40 clock hours

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. It is designed to enhance student awareness and understanding of human diversity issues and to teach students skills to enable them to effectively interact with people of diverse backgrounds. This course includes classroom instruction and scenario-based training exercises.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy. 

Instructors:

TBD

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Title:  Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training, Volume 1 Author: Florida Department Of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards And Training Commission Publisher: Xanedu

 

Assignment/course outline:

Course Outline

Unit 1: Communicating in Law Enforcement

Lesson 1: Effective Communication

Student Course Summary

Lesson 2: Professional Communication

Role-play Exercise #4: Loitering at the Convenience Store: Part 1

Unit 2: Communicating in a Diverse Society

Lesson 1: Disability Awareness

Lesson 2: Physical Impairments

Lesson 3: Developmental Disabilities

Lesson 4: Veterans

Lesson 5: Juveniles

Lesson 6: Elderly People

Role-play Exercise #5: Interacting with an Elderly Person in Crisis

Lesson 7: Homeless People

Lesson 8: Mental Illness

Lesson 9: Substance Abuse

Unit 3: Communicating in a Crisis Situation

Lesson 1: Interacting with People in Crisis

Lesson 2: Suicide Situations

Lesson 3: The Baker Act

Lesson 4: The Marchman Act

Unit 4: Identifying High Risk Groups

Lesson 1: Criminal Gangs

Lesson 2: Extremist Groups

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

CJK 0013V, Interactions in a Diverse Community, is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification.

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Communicate effectively and professionally when interacting with people in a variety of circumstances.

Interact with an individual with physical or developmental disabilities, recognize the signs and symptoms specific to the disability, and provide the most appropriate intervention.

Interact with veterans in crisis, recognize potential emotional triggers, and recommend available resources.

Interact with persons exhibiting signs of mental illness using communications skills appropriate for the condition of the individual, and understand how to use the Baker Act for an involuntary examination.

Interact with a person threatening suicide, assess the risk of suicide, and provide services and stabilize the situation.

Interact with juveniles, assess their behavioral characteristics, and provide the most appropriate response to a call involving a juvenile.

Interact with a person suspected of substance abuse, apply officer safety skills, and understand how to use the Marchman Act for an involuntary admission.

Interact with an elderly individual, understand age-related conditions, and make referrals for appropriate intervention.

Interact with homeless individuals, understand the increasing occurrence of homelessness, and identify related crimes.

Identify a crisis situation, recognize an officer’s duty to recognize, respond and intervene safely and professionally and understand the options available to the officer, and provide the most appropriate intervention.

Identify high risk groups by the group’s characteristics and ideology and document criminal or suspected criminal activity.

LAW-EN Outcome 1:

Demonstrate mastery of Law Enforcement knowledge and skills.

LAW-EN Outcome 2:

Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

LAW-EN Outcome 3: 

Apply critical thinking and problem solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

LAW-EN Outcome 4:

Demonstrate team building, interpersonal, and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

LAW-EN Outcome 5:

Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement workplace.

LAW-EN Outcome 6:

Demonstrate skills required for state certification and employment as a law enforcement officer.

 

Tests

 

 

  • Lecture
  • Role Play
  • Videos
  • Quizzes

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