October 18, 2012 @ Brooklyn Center Police Dept.
This is a 4 hour class, 8-Noon. Registration fee: $40.00
John Bermel, Instructor
To register go to http://www.regonline.com/ATOM2012
DESCRIPTION: This course provides participants with a foundation for understanding essential aspects of ethical matters for a law enforcement career, including understanding their own world view and how it impacts their reasoning, how people view moral matters, how to handle disagreement responsibly and models for making healthy decisions. The course emphasizes the aspects of worldview, authority, values and honor. The course is an adult learning experience, designed for and expecting active participation
Participating students will be able to:
Explain their worldview and the impact the viewpoints they hold have on their reasoning.
Identify the different perspectives through which we see moral/ethical matters.
Describe a process to evaluate ends vs. means decisions.
Describe what gives us the authority to influence those around us.
Identify the nature of values.
Identify their own non-negotiable values.
Explain why we disagree and how to express disagreement in a constructive manner.
Prepare for and make ethical decisions.
Explain why decisions sometimes cross the boundary of ethical reasonableness.
Identify trends for our moral future.
Identify what is most important in their lives and how to honor these things through decisions and action