Drug Impairment Recognition training | In-person

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Drug Impairment Recognition training | In-person | Monday, November 21, 2022 from 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Hosted at the McHenry County Mental Health Board, 620 Dakota Street, Crystal Lake.

Limited to 70 participants. This training is full. Please contact kdoherty@mc708.org to be added to the wait list. 
FREE 5.5 CEUs: LSW/LCSW, LPC/LCPC, RN, and Psychologists (IAODAPCA included) & Complimentary Lunch!

This training is co-sponsored by Woodstock School District 200, Cebrin Goodman Foundation, McHenry Community High School District 156, and the McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition. 

With more states decriminalizing recreational and medical use of Marijuana and other drugs, many schools and organizations are facing the challenge of ensuring their students are not impaired on school grounds or other aspects of their lives.

Impairment Detection Consulting provides valuable training, by subject matter experts, to give staff the knowledge to be able to recognize and articulate impairment in youth caused by drugs.

This training will help increase awareness among staff in order to keep a safe and drug free environment.

Core topics include:

  • Differences of impairing effects between the most common strains of Marijuana
  • Descriptions and examples of different types of consumable Marijuana and their effects in relation to
  • Observable signs of impairment associated with consumption of Marijuana and other commonly used drugs
  • Various field sobriety testing
  • Q & A Session at the end

Instructors: This training is designed and facilitated by a team of professionals with years of impairment recognition training and expertise.

Lead Instructor: Justin Lauria is a patrol Lieutenant with the Lincolnwood Police Department and is certified as a Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructor as well as a Drug Recognition Expert Instructor. Justin has  over 12 years of law enforcement experience and has dedicated his career to impaired driving enforcement and education. Justin is an experienced instructor with a demonstrated history of working in the law enforcement industry.



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