The Guardian Academy is the recipient of the

International Association of Chiefs of Police  

2018 Leadership in Crime Prevention Award

 

Purpose: 
Provide education, information, and access to resources that promote and reinforce healthy relationships and communication within families.

Audience:
Any responsible person put in care, control, custody, and GUARDIANship of a child.

  • Parents
  • Guardians
  • Grandparents
  • Coaches
  • Teachers*
  • Counselors*
  • Caregivers
  • Day Care Workers
  • Social Workers
  • Case Managers

* Continuing Education Hours 

Topics Include:

  • Social Media & Internet Safety
  • Bullying & Cyber-Bullying
  • Digital Leadership
  • Human Trafficking
  • Current Drug Trends
  • Teen Brain and Development
  • Family Communication Tools
  • Mental & Behavioral Health
  • Suicide Awareness & Prevention
  • Building Child Resiliency
  • Connect with a variety of resources

The Chandler Police Department is offering a basic knowledge of various situations that life exposes our children to daily and the warning signs of criminal or risky adolescent behavior.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • 18 years of age at the time of the Academy
  • No felony arrests
  • No sex offenders
  • Background checks are conducted on each candidate

Certificate and CEU Standards:

  • 100% attendance required for a certificate (no make-ups)
  • CEUs are credited for the hours attended

When is the Guardian Academy offered?  The Guardian Academy is offered in the Spring and Fall.   

Upcoming classes:  Virtual Guardian Academy for Fall 2020

 A virtual Guardian Academy is scheduled for the following dates:

Oct 7th @1800: Katey McPherson– Teen Brain/Communication

Oct 14th @1800: Stephanie Siete– Teen Drug Trends/Awareness

Oct 22nd @1800: Redlight Rebellion– Human Trafficking

Oct 28th @1800: Aaron Jones– Digital Defense

Nov 4th @1800: Dr. Paula McCall– Suicide Awareness/Prevention

Nov 12th @1800: Leslie Russell– Cyberbullying

Registration is available below.

Fee: FREE.  All that’s required is your commitment to our children.

Class Hours:  6 PM – 9 PM (for six nights).  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to sign-in and be seated as we start promptly.  

Location: Chandler Police Department – Main Station – Community Room: 250 E Chicago St

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NOTE: The Chandler Police Department will provide light snacks and waters.

Guardian Academy Flyer v6

Contact Officer Noah Dueker if you have any questions at  noah.dueker@chandleraz.gov