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Drug Free Business currently offers the following training seminars:

Updated and Improved: DOT Supervisor Training Software

  • updated version
  • Compatible with WindowsT XP, Vista, and Windows 7 (64 bit O.K.)
  • Complies with mandated DOT supervisor training requirements, part 382 of the CFR
  • Train multiple supervisors without ever leaving the job site
  • Q&A format with final examination guarantees supervisor course completion
  • Thoroughly covers Department of Transportation drug/alcohol testing regulations and company responsibilities
  • Contains addition reference material including DOT/FMCSA drug and alcohol regulations, supervisor's checklists, previous employer forms, and  2011 Drugs of Abuse
  • CD-ROM
  • Prints Certificate of Completion with name, date and score 

Volume discounts and customization available - call for details.

Class Name: DOT/FMCSA Supervisor Training 
Next Class:   September 22, 2016 (2½ hours) -
Starts at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time

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 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now:

If your company is a current Drug Free Business member, use this button to register for the D.O.T./FMCSA Supervisor Training Webinar (for Free). Payment for these training sessions is included as part of your annual membership fee:

Register Now

If you are not a current member, pay using your credit card through Pay Pal.

$40 per attendee. After paying with Pay Pal you will be automatically directed to the registration page.

Employer's Name (required)

Included with your training program are the following downloadable documents:

  • DOT ODAPC Notice on Recreational Marijuana
  • DOT/FMCSA Supervisor Training: Reasonable Suspicion wrap-up group review and discussion (NEW - 4 pages)
  • Commonly Abused Drugs - Chart
  • DOT Part 40 Five-Panel Notice
  • DOT Supervisor Checklist
  • DOT What Employers Need to Know
  • DOT What Employees Need to Know
  • FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations (Part 382)
  • FMCSA Implementation Guidelines (large 10MB, but useful if you are just starting a program)
  • DOT Final Rule changes (Custody & Control Forms) effective 10/1/2010
  • FMCSA Release of Info Form (3 years)
  • DOT Direct Observation Procedures
  • Drugs of Abuse - Latest edition of DEA's resource guide including descriptions and colored pictures of abused controlled substances - 84 pages.

This is a live, two and one-half hour training program which satisfies federal training requirements for supervisors of Commercial Drivers (382.603 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations).

The program will teach supervisors and company officials to determine when a driver's behavior and/or appearance provides reasonable suspicion that the driver has violated the regulations and the company's policy.

Teach supervisors how to comply with DOT drug/alcohol testing regulations.

A Certificate of Completion will be issued to registered attendees only. Two and one-half hours CEU. We can only issue Certificates to those we can confirm actually attended, stayed for the full length of the training, and participated in the quiz, i.e. those who registered through the online webinar system.

Title: D.O.T./FMCSA Supervisor Training
Date:  Sep 22, 2016 - Register for our free newsletter to be notified about future training
Time:
 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.  Pacific Time (1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. Eastern Time) 
Where: Attend from your desktop or notebook
Your Instructor: Tom Pool, is the Exec. Administrator of Drug Free Business and has over 44 years' experience helping employers deal with workplace drug and alcohol problems. Over 5,000 companies have attended his workplace training seminars. 

System Requirements -
Audio is VoIP so you may use your computer's speakers or headphones. You may also use a telephone connection to receive audio portion of training. You DO NOT need a microphone. You can ask questions during the training by using your keyboard.

Operating system
    Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
    Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
    Linux / Ubuntu
    Google Chrome OS (Chromebook)
 
Web Browser
    Mozilla Firefox v34 or later
    Google Chrome v39 or later
 
Internet connection
    1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
    3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio) for Chromebooks
 
Software     None
Hardware    Microphone (optional) and speakers or headset. You can ask questions during the training by typing into a 'question box'.
 
Location: On-line seminar - attend from your desk. Space is limited.
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar, and reminders one day and one hour before the webinar starts.
 
 

Class Name: DOT/FAA Supervisor Training

Next Class: Sept 29, 2016 (2 hours) -

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Join us for a free D.O.T./Federal Aviation Administration Supervisor Training Webinar. Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now:

FAA Training logo

This is a live, two-hour training program which satisfies FAA part 120 requirements for training of supervisors making determinations for drug and alcohol testing of employees based on reasonable cause. Teach supervisors to determine when an employee's behavior and/or appearance and performance provides reasonable cause that the employee has violated the regulations and the company's policy. Teach supervisors how to comply with DOT drug/alcohol testing regulations.

Certificate of Completion will be issued to registered attendees only.
Two hours CEU. After registration you will be directed to a web page where you may download additional course material and documents.

Audio portion is available using VoIP (your computer's speakers or headphone) or by telephone. If using your computer's speakers, you DO NOT need a microphone. You can ask questions during the training by using your keyboard.

$40 per attendee, but Free for a limited time for Drug Free Business members and their employees. If you or your company are current Drug Free Business members, your registration is FREE because the cost of these training programs is covered by your annual membership fee - so simply click the "Register Now" button above. If you are not a DFB member you may make your payment through PayPal using your PayPal, MasterCard or Visa credit card.

Employer's Name (required)


Title: D.O.T./Federal Aviation Administration Supervisor Training: Reasonable Cause 
Date: Sept 29, 2016 - Register for our free newsletter to be notified about future training
Time:
10:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon. Pacific Time (1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. Eastern Time)
Where: Attend from your desktop or notebook
Your Instructor: Tom Pool C-SAPA, is the Exec. Administrator of Drug Free Business and has over 44 years' experience helping employers deal with workplace drug and alcohol problems. Over 5,000 companies have attended his workplace training seminars. 
DOT/FAA Supervisor Training: Reasonable Cause
Reserve your Webinar seat now


Class Name: This is your Last Chance Agrement!
  I mean it..!!  TBA, 2016 - 11 a.m. - 12 Noon

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FEE

EAP Programs, The HR Department’s Silent Partner: HR Professionals, Managers, Supervisors and Safety Professionals will all enjoy learning how they can better utilize their Employee Assistance Program service provider. We are very pleased to be able to provide to our business audience an inside look at the EAP process from Teresa Lupinacci who is one of the Employee Assistance Counselors for Fully Effective Employees, the company that provides the Employee Assistant Programs for Drug Free Business clients.

Teresa is a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, who received her degree in Social Work from Washington State University with a minor in drug and alcohol studies and who also has a Master’s degree from Bastyr University for Marriage and Family Therapy. She will be joining us in a conversation to discuss how both the employee and HR staff can use better use their EAP services to facilitate positive changes in the workplace. Some of the topics will be: Last Chance Agreement, Educating Employees on the EAP process and how HR can use the EAP program as their own resource.

This is a live, one-hour training program. Certificate of Completion will be issued to registered attendees only. One hour CEU. We can only issue Certificates of Completion to those we can confirm actually attended, stayed for the full length of the training, and participated in the quiz, i.e. those who registered through the online webinar system.

Audio portion is available using VoIP (your computer's speakers or headphone) or by telephone. If using your computer's speakers, you DO NOT need a microphone. You can ask questions during the training by using your keyboard.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Title: "This is your Last Chance Agreement..!!  I mean it..!!"
Date: TBA Fall 2016 - Register for our free newsletter to be notified about future training
Time:
11:00 A.M. - 12:01 P.M. Pacific Time (2:00 P.M. - 3:01 P.M. Eastern Time)
Where: Attend from your desktop or notebook
Your Instructor: Teresa Lupinacci is a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, who received her degree in Social Work from Washington State University with a minor in drug and alcohol studies and who also has a Master’s degree from Bastyr University for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Register Now:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2099922443978193665

Class Name: Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors - Next Class:  September 27, 2016

Note: This is NOT the D.O.T. mandated two hour supervisor training. (See above) It is similar, in that it covers recognizing the substance abuser, reasonable suspicion, etc., but it does not cover the DOT/FMCSA regulations that a supervisor must know.
 
This is a live, two hour training program delivered by Webinar to your desktop.  The purpose is to teach (non-D.O.T.) supervisors and managers to determine when a worker's behavior and/or appearance provides reasonable suspicion that the worker has violated the company's drug testing policy. What triggers a reasonable suspicion test? Signs and symptoms of drug or alcohol abuse, confronting the worker, the Five Steps in making a reasonable suspicion determination will all be covered. What to do after the test. What documentation is recommended. 

If your company is a current Drug Free Business member, use this link

to register now for the Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors Webinar. Payment for training sessions is included in your annual membership fee.

If you are not a current member, pay using your credit card through Pay Pal.

$40 per attendee. After paying on PayPal you will be automatically directed to the registration page.

Company Name

(Click on "Pay with a Credit or Debit Card" if you want to pay using your Visa, MasterCard or other card.)

After registration you will be directed to a web page where you can download and save various documents and checklists that will be useful to the supervisor.

A Certificate of Completion with two hours CEU will be issued to registered attendees only.

Title: Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors
Date: Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 - 10 a.m  - 12:00 Noon  Pacific Time (1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. Eastern time)
Where: Attend from your desktop
Your Instructor: Tom Pool, is the Exec. Administrator of Drug Free Business and has over 44 years experience helping employers deal with workplace drug and alcohol problems. Over 5,000 companies have attended his workplace training seminars.
 
Audio portion is available using VoIP (your computer's speakers or headphone) or by telephone. If using your computer's speakers, you DO NOT need a microphone. You can ask questions during the training by using your keyboard.

System Requirements:

Operating system

    Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
    Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
    Linux / Ubuntu
    Google Chrome OS (Chromebook)
 
Web Browser
    Mozilla Firefox v34 or later
    Google Chrome v39 or later
 
Internet connection
    1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
    3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio) for Chromebooks
 
Software     None
Hardware Microphone (optional) and speakers
    (headset recommended**) if unmuted by the organizer

Introduction to the GERTRD drug and alcohol testing online management system: A short video demonstration for Designated Employer Representatives (DER)

Watch the video

Class Name: My Employee Just Tested Positive: What Now? - Next Class: Join us for a free Supervisor Training Webinar on TBA, 2016.

"My Employee Just Tested Positive: What Now?" presented by Teresa Pupinacci, M.A.,LMHC, CDP. from Fully Effective Employees. REGISTER

This is a webinar for employers, managers, and supervisors with a drug-free workplace program. We will cover these topics:
1. Follow federal and state laws - and your company policy
2. Suspend or not to suspend
3. Last change agreements
4. Mini drugs of abuse
5. Assessment process
6. Returning your employee to work
7. Where to go from here

This is a one-hour, live interactive webinar presented by Teresa Lupinacci, M.A.,LMHC,CDP. from Fully Effective Employees. Teresa received her Bachelor of Arts and Alcohol Studies Certificate from Washington State University. She obtained her Master of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science from Bastyr University and she is a certified chemical dependency counselor. Teresa has worked as a counselor and clinical supervisor in chemical dependency and mental health settings for the past 18 years. Her experience includes working with dually diagnosed clients, families and adolescents. She specializes in helping employers successfully resolve performance problems in the workplace.

A Certificate of Completion and one hour (.1) CEU will be awarded to those who register and complete this training. 

Title: My Employee Just tested Positive: What Now?
Date: TBA, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT (Pacific Daylight Time) 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
Where: Attend from your desktop or notebook computer

Class Name: SNAP Designated Employer Representative (DER) Training

Class Name: EAP Helpline Training

Title: EAP Helpline Supervisor Training
Date: Anytime - 24/7
Time: Anytime - 24/7
Where: Attend from your desktop 

Title: EAP Helpline Employee Orientation
Date: Anytime - 24/7
Time: Anytime - 24/7
Where: Attend from your desktop
Your Instructor: Tom Pool, is the Exec. Director of Drug Free Business and has over 41 years experience helping employers deal with workplace drug and alcohol problems. Over 5,000 companies have attended his workplace training seminars.

You may take the EAP Helpline Supervisor Training and/or Employee Orientation Training courses now - links are available on our EAP Helpline information page. Certificate issued upon successful completion of course and quiz.

Comming Soon: Designated Employer Representative (DER) Training

Comming Soon: "Medical Marijuana"

 


"This training via webinar was the best I've ever had!  You did a fantastic job, just can't say enough about it and the job you did.  Your experience definitely showed!"

Bob R., Fleet Project Manager
Tacoma, WA

"Drug Free Business provides the BEST! DOT Supervisor Drug-Free Workplace Training, I have attended.  I've attended classroom and the Drug Free Business Webinar Training and Tom Pool beats all other training hands down.  If you are looking for quality training, this is definitely the place to go for your supervisors.  Your two hours spent on-line seems like 15 minutes.  We use this training for all our supervisors.  I am the Training Coordinator for Computer Science Corporation (CSC) and I have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Occupational Education and Training Development, Business Administration & Management, a Masters Degree in Aeronautical Science with specializations in Education and Safety.  I was an instructor in the USAF for 4.5 years and the USAF was the "Tip of the Spear" when it comes to training.  This is definitely the Best training on-line today, they have the leading edge for DOT Drug-Free Workplace Training!  Tom, thanks for your outstanding on-line training program."

Clayton J. Sullivan
Computer Science Corporation (CSC)


As a former DOT Compliance Counsel at a large corporation, I’ve participated in a number of these and this one was one of the best. Thanks for sharing and please let me know if you are offering any more of these.

Bill S.
Director of Human Resources
Mahwah, New Jersey

 


 The program was very informative and entertaining at the same time.

 

Eric L.- Site Manager
Las Vegas, NV

 


 

I thought it was very good, very clear and informative. Can't think of anything to improve it.

Marlene K. - VP Business Development
Middletown, CT

 


 

Yes, it met our needs. It was really good at explaining Reasonable Suspicion.

Scott B. - Health & Safety Manager
Wausau, WI

 


 

It 'absolutely' met our needs. Thanks for sending the one-hour reminder email. I appreciated the humor. Thanks..!!

Jerene S. - Asst. Dir. EAP
Rapid City, SD

 


 

The training was informative, topic specific and very well done.

Debbie L.
Battle Ground, WA

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