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Standardized Field Sobriety Tests - Instructor Development Course

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Lawrence Police Department

5150 N Post Road

Lawrence, IN 46226

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This course is designed to train instructors to effectively facilitate and provide effective feedback in the SFST Course.

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The SFST Instructor Development Course is a comprehensive instructor course. This five-day course is designed to impart the student-instructor with the knowledge and skills for instructing the SFST Course.

The COURSE DOES NOT SOLELY FOCUS ON TEACHING SFSTs.

The course concentrates on effective general teaching skills then incorporates the SFST curriculum. The 40 hours of classroom training include, but are not limited to, the following subjects:

  • ​Concepts of Adult Learning and Teaching Techniques
  • Basic Public Speaking
  • Effective Classroom Presentations
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Curriculum
  • Drugs That Impair Driving Curriculum
  • Managing a Live Alcohol Workshop
  • Student Instructor Presentations of SFST Curriculum Sessions

Course Dates and Schedule:

***CLASS FULL*** Monday, April 5 through Friday, April 9, 2021 ***CLASS FULL***

***CLASS FULL*** Monday, August 2 through Friday, August 6, 2021 ***CLASS FULL*** WAITLIST ONLY

Monday hours are 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm to accommodate Alcohol Workshop with Proficiency Exam. Remaining training dates (Tuesday through Friday) from 8:30 to 5:30 pm. Registering for the date listed will enroll you for the full five day course. Lodging is provided for those traveling more than 50 miles between days of the course.

Qualifications

 Students should be selected from your agency who are specifically assigned to combating the impaired driver.  Students are required to have previous training in SFSTs consistent with NHTSA standards. Additionally, students should possess a high level of proficiency and an active interest in instructing other officers in becoming proficient in the application of SFSTs. Students must have completed the Basic Standardized Field Sobriety Course prior to be able to attend the instructor course. A proficiency performance exam will be administered on the first day of the course.

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Lawrence Police Department

5150 N Post Road

Lawrence, IN 46226

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