Training for Intervention Procedures course to be offered January 27

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg will offer the Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) course starting Tuesday, January 27. The course is $45 per participant; special group discounts may apply.

TIPS teaches intervention skills used to prevent alcohol related problems. The 5-hour training is ideal for servers and sellers of alcohol, as well as establishments wishing to benefit from TIPS certified employees. The class provides training for the responsible service, sale and consumption of alcohol. It is designed to prevent intoxication, underage drinking and drunk driving.

The second of only two providers of this program in the entire state, WVU at Parkersburg is proud to offer the training opportunity to the community.

“This program speaks to our dedication to our local community,” said Jennifer Shedd, administrative secretary with WVU Parkersburg’s Workforce & Community Education. “The program is mandatory in numerous states, protects business owners from possible litigation and helps protect the community from irresponsible drinking and drunk driving.”

For more information or to register for the course, please contact Jennifer Shedd at 304.424.8271 or ude.puvwnull@ddehsj.

 

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