Module Overview This module addresses the importance of having a strong sense of emotional intelligence and its relationship to strong leadership. Emotional intelligence is critical in law enforcement both internally and with public interactions. The instructor defines emotional intelligence and its practical uses in law enforcement.
Module Objectives Upon successful completion of this module student should be able to:
- Understand the Emotional Intelligence concepts and principles.
- Understand ways to improve Emotional Intelligence within your agency.
- Understand the 8 different uses of Emotional Intelligence for effective leadership.
The Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association is a continuing education sponsor as approved by the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. This course, Practical Emotional Intelligence 09053-0447, has been approved by the POST Board for continuing education credit. Peace officers who successfully complete this course will receive two (2) hours of continuing education.
This course is approved for two (2) hours under the mandated category of Conflict Management and Mediation. It covers learning objectives 2 and 4.