Resources

On A Mission of Compassion

 
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Resource Database

The Placer County Law Enforcement Chaplaincy (PCLEC) has made available the following internal resource information so that interested parties can better understand the inner workings of the organization that has allowed the chaplaincy to provide a professional level of support services to law enforcement and the public since 1986.

The cornerstones of this organization include a clearly defined chain-of-authority, informative guidelines and processes, as well as a two-tiered learning based performance program.

 

Organization Chart (Download)
Personnel Handbook (Download)
Community Chaplain Academy Outline (Download)
Law Enforcement Chaplain Academy Outline (Download)

Senior Chaplain Job Description (Download)
Deputy Senior Chaplain Job Description (Download)
Volunteer Supervisor Job Description (Download)

 
 

Training Resources

The PCLEC recognizes and appreciates the dedication of the many well-trained academics, licensed professionals and volunteers who respond to emotional trauma in the field on a daily basis.

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We strive to ensure that our volunteer chaplains serve our citizens in a highly competent manner that is reflective of their skills based on continued specialized training. We also understand that there are inherent dangers associated with a self-taught approach to this endeavor. It is with this understanding that the Chaplaincy encourages interested parties to seek further guidance and base-line certification before assuming any role in this form of public interaction. 

The following is a short list of resources to consider in the initial development of competency that is so necessary to be effective during traumatic human events:

Links

International Conference Of Police Chaplains (ICPC)
http://www.icpc4cops.org 

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF)
https://www.icisf.org 

Psychological First Aid
https://learn.nctsn.org/course/index.php?categoryid=11 

Mental Health First Aid
https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/cs/ 

National Sheriffs Association Chaplains Reference Guide
https://www.sheriffs.org/sites/default/files/tb/ChaplainsResourceManual.pdf 

Homeland Security - Active Shooter Preparedness
https://www.dhs.gov/active-shooter-preparedness 

FEMA NIMS Courses

IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-700.a 

IS-100.LEB: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Law Enforcement
https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-100.LEb 

Must Read Publications

Emotional Survival For Law Enforcement: A Guide For Officers And Their Families
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Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder's Essential Resource For Protecting And Healing Mind And Heart
(Buy on Amazon)