Trauma Affected Veterans


Topics Covered:

  • Introduction: Why are you here?
  • Military Culture
  • Military Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Military Sexual Trauma
  • Moral Injury
  • Understanding Military Families
  • LEO and Military Similarities/Differences
  • Veteran Resources
  • LEO and Veteran Encounters
  • Depression and Suicide with LEOs
  • Procedures for Responding
  • De-Escalation
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Empathy
  • Case Studies
  • Role-Play Scenarios (Day 3)

Who Should Attend:

  • Any person in the Law Enforcement Community. Everyone from dispatchers to command personnel.

Course Hours:

    Participants receive 24 hours of TCOLE credit.


Aug 14 - 16, 2017

Course Cost:

offered at no charge for all eligible Texas Law Enforcement Officers

Location Information:

Sam Houston State University-The Woodlands Center
3380 College Park Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Hotel Information: *

Contact Program Coordinator for local hotel list if needed.

* Unless otherwise noted, hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the participant.

The Trauma Affected Veterans class is designed to provide essential information for law enforcement officers about military-related trauma and the impacts trauma may have, prepare law enforcement officials to respond effectively and safely to an increasing number of veteran-related crisis incidents, and to meet recent guidelines set by House Bill 1338 in providing training about trauma affected veterans to law enforcement communities.

Course Length:

Trauma Affected Veterans is a three-day course. Class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Lunch is not provided.

For more information, contact:

Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2417
Fax: (936) 294-3926
Phone: 800-477-9248

Cancellation Policy:

If no notice of cancellation is received by the Program Coordinator prior to the date of the program, and the participant does not attend the program, the participant or their agency will be required to pay a $100 'NO-SHOW' fee.