Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PED                                     Course Number: 230                                    
Course Title: Stress Management in Law Enforcement
Subject: Health
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is a systematic examination of the field of law enforcement in terms of the personal and occupational stress placed on the individual practitioner. Organization structure and policy will be analyzed for their roles in creating and ameliorating stress. Emotional consequences of law enforcement, critical incidents and post traumatic stress disorder, and stresses of the law enforcement family are also covered. Personal and occupational stress management techniques and strategies are also examined. .

Prerequisite: Prerequisites: ENG 101. In addition: PSC 101 or CRJ 101 or COR 101 or FIS 101. PEE/PSY 180.
General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Physical Education

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  • This course would also be appropriate for students in Corrections, Fire Science, and Security majors. Stress Management is recommended.

Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: