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I love a cop : what police families need to know  Cover Image Book Book

I love a cop : what police families need to know / Ellen Kirschman.

Kirschman, Ellen. (Author).


"Police families are brave, resilient, and proud--and they face remarkable challenges, sometimes on a daily basis. Now thoroughly updated for today's turbulent times, this is the resource that cops and their loved ones have relied on for decades. Trusted expert Ellen Kirschman gives you practical ways to manage the stress of the job and create a healthy, supportive home environment. The third edition features the latest information, new stories from police families, two new chapters, and fully updated resources. Dr. Kirschman acknowledges the tough realities of life on the force and offers frank, realistic suggestions for handling everyday relationship dilemmas as well as serious issues like trauma, domestic violence, and alcohol abuse. Whether you read this book cover to cover or reach for it when problems arise, you will find no-nonsense guidance to help your family thrive"

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781462535385
  • ISBN: 1462535380
  • ISBN: 9781462533855
  • ISBN: 146253385X
  • Physical Description: viii, 355 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : The Guilford Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Hi honey. I'm home." --  Married to the job: myths, realities, and relationships -- The way it is: givens and realities of police work -- The police officer's paradox -- Growing old in a young person's profession: how officers change with time -- Organizational stress: looking for love in all the wrong places -- Remarkable events -- Critical incidents, stress, and trauma -- From victim to survivor: working through trauma -- From battlefront to homefront: families and trauma -- Kids and trauma -- Emotional extremes -- Domestic abuse  -- Alcoholism, suicide, and addiction  -- Getting help -- Getting the help you need when you need it -- Special families, special issues -- Swimming upstream: special challenges facing women, minorities, LGBTQ cops  -- Cop couples -- Summing up -- Success stories.
Subject: Police > Job stress.
Police > Family relationships.
Police psychology.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library HV 7936 .J63 K57 2018 30775305542814 General Collection Available -

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