NATIONAL CONFERENCE AGENDA AND TOPICS

Conference Topics

 

C.O.P.S. has opened its call for presenters and is currently working on 2017 session topics.  We will not only be providing sessions relevant for law enforcement, but we will also be holding sessions specifically designed for law enforcement spouses/significant others.

 

Here are some examples of sessions that have been presented in the past:

 

Are You Stressed?

Below 100 for Law Enforcement Families

Building a Successful Peer Support Program

Building Resilience: Surviving Secondary Trauma

C.O.P.S. How Can I Help?

Cancer & the Will to Win

Career Survival

Compassion Fatigue & Care for the Caregivers

Funeral Response Teams - Honor, Dignity & Respect

Getting “Unstuck” From Trauma: EMDR

Groundswell: Starting Your Wellness Program

Holding Onto Faith in Difficult Times

How to Find Mental Heath Providers

How to Help Your Agency After a Completed Suicide

Injured Officer: Surviving a Critical Incident & Returning to Work

Is This Normal? An In-Depth Guide for Police Officer Spouse/Significant Others

Is Your Agency Prepared for a LODD?

Leadership in a Crisis

Life After Law Enforcement - Approaching Retirement

Life as a Law Enforcement Spouse/Significant Other

Loving a Cop Has Its Challenges

Mental Health & Suicide Prevention for Law Enforcement Officers

Nuts & Bolts of Police Chaplain Programs

Preparing for a Crisis - An Overview of CISM

Preparing Sworn Personnel & Their Family Members for LODD

Proven Steps to Relieve Stress, Anxiety & Trauma

PTSD vs. PTSR

Raising Children in a Law Enforcement Family

SHIELD

Shielding the Ones We Love

Stress Management & Resiliency Cultivation for Law Enforcement & Families

Successes & Challenges of the Liaison Officer

Suicide Prevention/Intervention Across the Lifespan in the 21st Century

Surviving & Thriving a Career in Law Enforcement

Surviving PTSD in Law Enforcement

Surviving Your Spouse/Significant Other’s Career

The Alertness Edge: Managing the Effects of Sleep Loss & Shift Work on Law Enforcement Performance, Health & Safety

The Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program

The Texas Department of Public Safety Fitness & Nutrition Model

Tran Life After Law Enforcement—Understanding & Planning for Future Care

Transitioning to Retirement

Triage for Law Enforcement in an Age of Negative Stereotypes, False Narratives & Monday Morning Quarterbacks

Vicarious Traumatization in the Law Enforcement Profession

We’re In This Together - Keeping Relationships Healthy

What Happens When Trauma Comes Homes

 

 

Sample of Sessions Offered

 

Below is a sample agenda to give a better idea of what to expect at the conference. Times are subject to change.

 

Thursday - November 9th

3:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.  Conference Registration Check-In

7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.  Lights & Sirens 5K

8:00 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.  Hospitality/Networking Room

 

Friday - November 10th

7:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.  Conference Registration Check-In

8:30 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.    Welcome Session

10:00 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.   Morning Break

10:15 A.M. - 11:45 A.M.   Breakout Sessions

11:45 A.M. - 12:45 P.M.  Lunch (Provided by C.O.P.S.)

12:45 P.M. - 1:15 P.M.    Meet Your Vendors

1:15 P.M. - 3:15 P.M.    Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

3:15 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.    Afternoon Break

3:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.    Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

8:00 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.    Hospitality/Networking Room

 

Saturday - November 11th

8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.   Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

10:00 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.   Morning Break

10:15 A.M. - 11:45 A.M.  Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

11:45 A.M. - 12:45 P.M.  Lunch (Provided by C.O.P.S.)

12:45 P.M. - 1:15 P.M.    Meet Your Vendors

1:15 P.M. - 3:15 P.M.    Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

3:15 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.    Afternoon Break

3:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.    Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

6:30 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.  Law Enforcement Appreciation Night

 

Sunday - November 12th

8:30 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.  Breakout Sessions (Choose one to attend)

10:00 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.  Morning Break

10:15 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.  Closing Session

12:00 P.M. -   Conclusion of Conference

C.O.P.S. National Conference

 

Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

1800 Highway 26 East

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Mail:  P.O. Box 3199  --  Camdenton, MO 65020

Physical:  846 Old South 5  --  Camdenton, MO 65020

Phone:  573-346-4911  --  Fax:  573-346-1414

Email:  cops@nationalcops.org

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