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Conference Training Courses

Collector Training

Tuesday March 26, 2019
Friday March 29, 2019
8:00am – 5:00pm

Members- $445.50
Non Members- $625.50

This training is for new collectors and experienced collectors.  This course will meet and exceed the Federal USDOT, Federal HHS guidelines and non mandated drug collections.

Examination and completion of the required mocks will be accomplished in this course.

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Introduction to Drug Impairment Recognition

Tuesday March 26, 2019
Friday March 29, 2019
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Members- $300

Non Members- $400

This training program is designed to assist in identifying key indicators of recent drug and alcohol use and to keep pace with emerging trends in the ever-changing drug market.  It also offers advice on how to go about approaching someone after suspicions they are “under the influence”.  This is beyond the reasonable suspicion training and additional to the reasonable suspicion training course.

The training will cover the categories, the names, the potencies, the preparations and the ingestion methods of the new drugs which are widely available.

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Reasonable Suspicion Training

Tuesday March 26, 2019
Friday March 29, 2019
8:00am – 12:00pm

Members: $195
Non Members: $295

Taking and completing this course and examination will result in the individual being qualified to conduct reasonable suspicion evaluations and referrals for testing.

This course will exceed the federal requirements for all USDOT modes. Non-regulated employers will be fully qualified as well.

1. Introduction
2. Purpose of Reasonable Suspicion/Cause Testing Regulations Application
3. Signs and symptoms of Drugs – 1 Hour (Meets USDOT requirements)
4. Signs and symptoms of Alcohol – 1 Hour (Meets USDOT requirements)
5. How to conduct the evaluation

Live demonstrations show techniques of evaluating, examples of avoidance, and the methods by which observations are transitioned from witnessed to articulated in documentation.  NDASA will also address the barriers to reasonable suspicion/cause testing and how to mitigate obstacles, including support from management, legal issues, and team dynamics.

6. Examination- 20-question test. 90% required to pass

Successful completion of this course earns the trainee a professional certification.

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