Psychological service

entretien avec psychologue

The Police psychological service (Service psychologique) has a wide variety of roles. Its services are essentially there for police officers and Police units. These include:

  • Psychological assessment during recruitment of Police personnel;
  • Basic training and continuous training for personnel on a psychological level: conflict management, communication with the general pulbic, victim support, personnel management;
  • psychological counselling for personnel regarding work, personal or family problems;
  • psychological treatment for personnel following potentially traumatic incidents: serious accidents, disasters, hostage situations, exchanges of gunfire;
  • assistance for police departments for special or large-scale events;
  • expert psychological assessments during investigations;
  • scientific research on psychology as applied to policing;
  • improving the working environment for police officers and the Police service.

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