University of Wisconsin-Platteville partners with Blue Wall Institute to Offer Online Training for Law Enforcement Professionals

Platteville, Wis., March 3, 2014 – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Distance Learning Center ( and Blue Wall Institute™ will offer self-guided online training for law enforcement professionals. The Balanced Warrior: Proactive Officer Wellness™ will address holistic wellness, maintaining personal and professional balance, coping with stress and anxiety, avoiding substance abuse, and other topics that will benefit officers.

“The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has earned a great reputation with our online criminal justice degree programs,” said Dan Avenarius, Director of Distance Learning. “This partnership with Blue Wall Institute allows us to expand our online offerings for law enforcement professionals to include non-credit professional development.”

“We’ve been exploring options to take Blue Wall Institute to the next level, and I think our partnership with UW-Platteville will accomplish that goal,” said Olivia Johnson, owner of Blue Wall Institute. “We primarily teach our courses in a traditional, face-to-face classroom setting, but this partnership will allow us to offer programs online as well.”

For more on the Blue Wall Institute and UW-Platteville Online program, visit, or call 608.342.1468.

About the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Distance Learning Center

UW-Platteville provides eight degrees entirely online: master’s degrees in criminal justice, organizational change leadership, project management, engineering, distance educational leadership and integrated supply chain management along with bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice and business administration. For more information, visit

About Blue Wall Institute

Blue Wall Institute specializes in training first responders, administrators, and first responder families about health, wellness, stress management, mental health issues, and suicide awareness and prevention. For more information, visit