CJD 0763 Interpersonal Skills I
Prerequisites: CJD 0704, CJD 0730, CJD 0731, CJD 0734, CJD 0760, CJD 0761, CJD 0762, be at least 19 years of age, have a valid drivers license, be an American citizen, driving history, complete the TABE (FCCJ entrance exam), a medical examination, a polygraph test, drug screening, background investigation, physical performance test, oral interview and be sponsored by a law enforcement agency or FCCJ. This course covers community relations techniques and courtesy. With emphasis given to crime prevention the need of various groups within society are addressed. These include juveniles, the elderly, ethnic and cultural groups,mentally ill and retarded, the physically disabled and substance abusers. Intervention techniques for various situations including suicide, domestic violence and other crises are studied with practical exercises. Stress recognition and reduction are included.