Mike & Althea have been married since 1994. Together they co-author two popular monthly columns for Officer.com & one monthly column for LawOfficer.com. They have taught together around the country and at the 2010 and 2011 ILEETA Conference & Expo to other police trainers.
Officer Mike Wasilewski, MSW, has been with a large suburban Chicago department since 1996. He holds a Master of Social Work degree from Aurora University and has served on his department’s Crisis Intervention & Domestic Violence teams. Mike is an adjunct instructor at Northwestern College.
Althea Olson, LCSW, has been in private practice in the Chicago suburbs since 1996. She has a Master of Social Work degree from Aurora University providing individual, couple, & group therapy to adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. Althea is also trained in Critical Incident Stress Management & is a certified divorce mediator.
Police Morale For Supervisors
Another Cop Killer
Crossing Police Lines: Living life 360º
Survival BEYOND the Street
Survival Skills For Police Marriages
Understanding and Responding to the Emotionally Disturbed Person
Treating Cops: What the client wants you to know (for the mental health professional)