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Tips on Training Adult Employees in the Workplace

By Chris Chiancone

Almost every modern business relies on technology in their day-to-day activities, so companies must deliver regular, effective cybersecurity training to employees. Training adult employees can be a challenging task, but a few simple adjustments can streamline the process for everyone involved.

Training Mental Resilience Is More Important Than Hose Drills

By Eric Brenneman

Firefighters know how to react to trouble, but when it comes to their mental health, reacting is not enough. Find out how simple yoga practices, that don't have anything to do with sporting yoga pants, can help firefighters build mental resilience. 

How Law Enforcement Agencies Can Create a Comprehensive Ethics Policy

By Mark Buck

Every police officer has a responsibility to act ethically, but law enforcement agencies also have a responsibility to teach and enforce a clear code of ethics. To create a comprehensive ethics policy, agencies must include these key components.

Reprogramming Memories: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy

By Linda Ouellette

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an evidence-based psychotherapy, helps patients overcome trauma by using visual stimulation to activate the brain’s innate healing tendency. Find out more about the science behind the treatment and what is involved.

Understanding Limitations of the “Fight or Flight” Response

By Dr. Carrie Steiner

The "fight or flight" response to danger can be lifesaving, but once activated can negatively impact an officer's reactions. Here is what police departments, officers, and the public need to know about how physiological responses in times of stress can affect officers' actions and decision-making.

Treating Depression with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Therapy

By Dr. Michael Genovese

When traditional treatments like talk therapy and medication have been ineffective at relieving symptoms of depression, it may be worth trying Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy. Find out what is involved in the pain-free, FDA-approved treatment.