St. Cloud CIF


MCPA is excited to livestream 3 sessions again this year on Tuesday, April 16th as part of ChiefsCast.

The sessions will also be archived and available after ETI for anyone who wants to log into online training and receive POST credit. The sessions that will be livestreamed and archived are:

The Sleep Solution - Dr. Chris Winter (Tuesday, April 16th 10:30 am)

Police and other public safety workers face an extra wellness challenge when it comes to shift work and the need to get a good night’s or day’s sleep. With cutting-edge sleep science and time-tested techniques, Dr. Chris Winter and his book The Sleep Solution will help anyone achieve healthy sleep and eliminate pills, pain, and fatigue. The Sleep Solution is an exciting journey of sleep self-discovery and understanding that will help you custom design specific interventions to your lifestyle.

Colorado’s Marijuana Experience - Dale Quigley & Jo McGuire (Tuesday, April 16th at 2:05 pm )

With Minnesota debating recreational marijuana legalization, public safety and employment leaders discuss the impact of the change across the state of Colorado. "The bottom line is, this is not working. It's not working by design,” says Dale Quigley with the National Marijuana Initiative.

Officer Mental Strength and Resiliency - Marie Ridgeway (Tuesday, April 16th at 3:30 pm)

Law enforcement leaders and officers will learn mental health basics, commonly encountered mental health diagnoses including the impact of trauma and substance abuse, and the crossover of mental health and criminal behavior. Officers will learn ways to effectively respond to persons with mental illness and strategies for managing mental health crises, along with knowledge and information about of their mental health and wellness.