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Professional Counseling within a Law Enforcement Agency: A Nationally Recognized Program


1 CE Hour

“Professional Counseling within a Law Enforcement Agency: A Nationally Recognized Program”

Carol Harp


Online, anytime access to a pre-recorded webinar.

This webinar was recorded during our 2020 Virtual Counseling and Therapy Summit.

An area of significant growth is in forensic services – offenders, victims of crime and first responders. Nashville is home to the largest Family Justice Center in the US. The Department of Justice also has recognized the Behavioral Health Services Division of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department as one of the top ten programs in the nation. An overview will be provided of positions, clientele and best practices within a model delivery system.

Workshop Objectives

  1. Understand the multitude of settings available for professional counselors within the criminal justice system.
  2. Identify the variety of clientele needing services, from offenders and victims of crime to first responders.
  3. Identify a number of best practices and model programs in the field of forensic counseling, along with a model system of delivery.

About the Speaker

Carol Harp

Dr. Carol Harp, Behavioral Health Services Manager for the Nashville Police Department, is in her 18th year with the department where she provides administrative/clinical oversight for a variety of counseling programs. A founding member of TLPCA, she is currently an advisory  board member for the Middle Tennessee Mental Health Association.

TLPCA Contact

If you any questions, please contact Robin Lee.