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[photo of a family]LINKS

David Baldwin's Trauma Pages
www.trauma-pages.com
Gift From Within
www.giftfromwithin.org
Concerns of Police Survivors
www.nationalcops.org
American Psychological Association
www.apa.org
Violence Against Women Office
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/vawo/
Aging Parents and Elder Care
www.Aging-Parents-and-Elder-Care.com
Badge of Life
www.badgeoflife.com
My Dad is My Hero
www.laurenbwade.com
 
Common Sense About Kids and Guns
www.kidsandguns.org
Common Sense about Kids and Guns is a nonpartisan, public education organization dedicated to reducing gun deaths and injuries to children and teens by promoting common sense safety measures and personal and community responsibility for preventing unsupervised access to guns.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
www.samhsa.gov
Narcotics Anonymous
www.na.org
American Psychological Society
www.psychologicalscience.org
Mental Health Net
www.cmhc.com
National Network for Family Resiliency
www.nnfr.org
Police World
www.policeworld.net
Parent Soup College Message Board
http://boards.parentsoup.com/cgi-bin/boards/psaskcollege
Law Enforcement Stress Line
www.geocities.com/~halbrown
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
www.afsp.org
Wives Behind the Badge
www.wivesbehindthebadge.org
Police Web Sites:
(both of these sites are huge with links to hundreds of police related sites, including those of interest to families)
www.copnet.org
www.officer.com

Gun Safety: A Parent's Guide

NEWSLETTERS

Beside the Badge: Editor Lisa Clark
lmcpub@dmci.net/net/users/lmcpub
P. O. Box 304
Tecumseh, MI 49286-0304
888.536.3267
$12 per year

Spouses of Police Officers: Editor Sue Woods
P.O. Box688
Magnolia, Tx. 77353
281.356.7160
$12 per year

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

[kids]Wade, Lauren B. (2011). My Dad is My Hero. Perfect Publishing.

Artwhol, A. & Christensen, L. (1997). Paladin Enterprises, Boulder, Colorado.

Davis, M. McKay, M. & Eshelman, E. (1982). The relaxation and stress reduction workbook. Oakland, Ca. New Harbinger.

Friedman, Rabbi Cary A. (2005). Spiritual Survival for Law Enforcement. Available at http://www.spiritualsurvivalbook.com/

Gross-Farina, S. Counseling: The ins and outs, a guide for law enforcement officers. Available from the author at 1401 Brickell Avenue, Suite 900, Miami, Fl. 33131-3504. 305.530.1401. $1.75 per copy.

Kates, Allen. (1999) CopShock: Surviving Post Traumatic Stress. Holbrook Street Press, Tucson, Arizona. (Contains an enormous list of support sources for PTSD and other mental health concerns).

Kirschman, E. (1997), "I Love a Cop: What Police Families Need to Know". Guilford Publishing, New York. 1.800. 365.7006.

Lerner, H. (1985). The dance of anger. New York: Harper & Row.

Lerner, H. (1989). The dance of intimacy. New York: Harper & Row.

McKay, M., Davis, M & Fanning, P. (1983). Messages: The Communication Skills Book New Harbinger Publications, Oakland, Ca.

Mills, J. (1982). Coping with stress. New York, Wiley.

Quindlen, Anna (1998), "Black and Blue" Random House, a realistic novel about an abused police wife.

Visher, J. & Visher, E. (1982). Learning to Step Together. Step Family Association of America, Palo Alto, Ca.

COUNSELOR LISTING

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