Today's episode Mike brings in Captain Robert Sweaza
They talk about suicide awareness and prevention and how peer support is so effective. Mike honors police officers who where killed in the line of duty.
Robert Sweaza MCJ, MSW, ASW
Robert retired as a police captain after 30 years in law enforcement. Robert focused the last several years of his career on providing access to mental health training and wellness programs for officers. He was influential in the development of a Trauma Support Team for his agency.
Robert is an adjunct criminal justice instructor. He has a masters degree in criminal justice studies. His graduates studies focused on issue community engagement, with an emphasis on mental health issues and de-escalation.
Robert also has a masters degree in social work, with a focus on providing mental health services to first responders and their families. He works with 2 police psychologist offering mental heath services and training.
He can be reached at 714-768-1219