Amy Morgan is the founder and Executive Training Director of Academy Hour, a training provider offering mental health & leadership courses to law enforcement, first response teams and public safety personnel, as well as corporate teams. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Psychology, specializing in Trauma & Disaster Relief, has earned a Master’s degree in Counseling, and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Behavioral Sciences. She previously served as the Training Officer for the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. Ms. Morgan is LEFR (Law Enforcement First Responder) certified.
Ms. Morgan serves as a curriculum developer and instructor of mental health courses for the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training in Oklahoma. She is the official mental health trainer for the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office & SWAT, the mental health trainer for the Moore, OK Police Department, the strategic training partner for the Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police, mental health trainer for the Oklahoma Sheriffs’ and Peace Officers’ Association, and also is a designated training provider for the Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association membership.
Ms. Morgan has taught 14 webinars for the Justice Clearinghouse, providing more than 5,300 training hours to justice professionals, over the past 4 years. She also teaches for the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards & Training (IADLEST).
Ms. Morgan regularly teaches corporate teams, as well, bringing leadership & mental health classes to executive groups and staff training sessions. She is also an author of therapy resource workbooks (Amazon.com).
Ms. Morgan is a certified trainer for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and is trained as a QPR (Question Persuade Refer) trainer as well as a Crisis Prevention Institute Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention trainer. Additionally, she is Oklahoma Supreme Court certified as a civil mediator, and she has achieved Mensa membership status.