Phoenix PD Employee Assistance Unit

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Session overview:

Employee Assistance Unit:  Discussion on employee wellness and how to build an employee wellness detail.  The presentation will include response to a critically injured employee/line of duty death, examples of employee wellness issues, and partnerships/relationships that will help when an employee is in crisis.  The focus is not only getting officers through their policing careers, but to have a path, so they can enjoy a long and happy life post-retirement also.

Sgt. Jerad Lowe, Phoenix PD

Bio:

Jared has served with the Phoenix Police Department for 17 years.  He has spent the last two and a half years supervising the department’s Employee Assistance Unit.  The Employee Assistance Unit enhances the emotional, physical, financial and mental well-being of the department’s approximately 3,800 employees and their family.  The Employee Assistance Unit consists of seven detectives, a sergeant, a contracted psychological team, over 90 person CISM/Peer Support Team, and four chaplains.  Jared assisted with the selection processes for the city’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and the department’s psychological team. jared.lowe@phoenix.gov