16-hour Training Course / 1.5 CEUs
$400.00 If paid by cash/check / $420.00 If paid by Visa/Mastercard
This course will prepare those who are tasked with implementing and managing a Police Training Officer (PTO) Program to increase their opportunities for success and sustainability of the program. It will introduce the participant to potential supports and barriers to implementation and management of PTO as well as offering examples of how others have been successful in their implementation efforts.
A prerequisite for registering for this course is a basic understanding of the PTO training model and the components of the PTO program.
Topics covered include:
Managing the change process
Developing support from key personnel inside and outside your agency
How to market your program prior to implementation
How to select PTO candidates
Selection and training of the Board of Evaluators
How to maintain a high quality level
Supervision of the PTO program
Document review and management
To provide police agencies and administrators with an overview of the Police Training Officer program
To provide police agencies and administrators with information in order to implement the Police Training Officer program in their respective agencies
To provide police agencies and administrators who have implemented the Police Training Officer program an opportunity to discuss training issues that are specific to their agencies
To allow police agencies and administrators an opportunity to offer suggestions and recommendations in order to provide an on-going evaluation of the Police Training Officer program
Who Should Attend:
Representatives of agencies who are in the early implementation stages of developing their PTO courses or who need to revamp their programs to bring them back under the standards of the COPS model; new program coordinators and/or managers who will be overseeing well-established PTO programs.