Drug Impairment Training for
Community Supervision and Parole Officers
(DITTCSPO)

Can YOU identify an impaired client?

Sam Houston State University’s (SHSU) Impaired Driving Initiatives Office is offering a new staff-development tool (a 6-hour training program) to assist you in doing just that!

DITTCSPO is funded through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) which means the training is at NO COST TO YOU!

Goal: The primary goal of the 6-hour Drug Impairment Training for Texas Community Supervision and Parole Officers (DITTCSPO) is to work with Texas Community Supervision and Parole Officers on traffic safety, especially driving impaired, reducing the number of fatalities and injuries on Texas roadways.

Who should attend? Community supervision and parole administrators and officers. The secondary audience will be other individuals that officers encounter during office and home visits; such as counselors or contracted community-based service providers.

Training Hours: 6

Topics Covered: Community supervision and parole administrators and officers will learn:

Cost: This class is grant-funded by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). There is NO CHARGE to participants.

Hosting Requirements/Contact: If you are interested in hosting this program at your training facility, please contact Project Coordinator, Maggie Dunham, at (936) 294-3079 or via e-mail at mcd035@shsu.edu with three training dates of interest. A minimum of 30 Texas community supervision/parole officers is required in order to hold the course. Also, comfortable seating of participants with tables, audio visual equipment (including computer/LCD projector/screen) to present training, as well as technical assistance for set-up are to be provided by host.