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MLEA Training Announcement

JW, July 31, 2013

MLEA is proud to host this 16 hour course on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The course is being sponsored by the MPPA Foundation and places emphasis on the many challenges law enforcement administrators face as they place officers, who are returning from critical incidents or from military service, back into active duty assignments.
Frank J. Gallo, Ph.D., is the former Director of the Uniformed Services Program at the Brattleboro Retreat in Vermont. He received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island, and has experience and speciality training in cognitive and behavioral therapies including evidence-based treatments for PTSD,
Dr. Gallo is a retired police officer from the Cranston, RI Police Department. His police experience included uniformed patrol, detectives, training, and the special reaction team.
Dr. Gallo will present 16 hrs. on PTSD and cover such topics as: PTSD, what is ti and where did it come from, Causes and effects of PTSD, Short term and long term prognosis, How to recognize PTSD in others, PTSD and prospective law enforcement applicants, PTSD and incumbent officers, PTSD and veterans of the armed services and more.