December 4, 2014
Statistics show that of the 37.3 million illicit drug users aged 18 years or older in the United States, 25.9 million were employed either full or part time.
Managers who suspect an employee of having a drug or alcohol issue will find this month’s featured training extremely valuable.
TargetSolutions’ Dealing with Issues of Alcohol and Substance Abuse online training course for supervisors and managers offers information on issues including drug and alcohol policies, employee assistance programs (EAPs), understanding federal laws dealing with substance abuse, and confronting employees who are suspected of abusing drugs and/or alcohol.
After successfully completing this 16-module course and 10-question exam, managers will be able to:
> Describe the effects of drug and alcohol abuse on the human body
> Identify the signs of substance abuse in an employee
> Summarize the major federal laws relating to substance abuse in the workplace
> Describe “Reasonable Suspicion”
> Describe the importance of a company drug and alcohol policy, along with employee education on the topic of substance abuse, as well as the benefits of an Employee Assistance Program