FRIDAY - WELCOME

Welcome to the F.R.I.D.A.Y Program

  The mission of the FRIDAY program is to increase the enforcement of laws related to underage drinking through increased law enforcement training and local coalition building.  FRIDAY is a statewide training program for law enforcement officers funded through a grant received from the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT).  

About the Training

Law Enforcement officers across the state have the opportunity to receive 8 hours of free training related to the Underage Drinking and Underage Impaired Driving.  The FRIDAY program is specifically designed to serve as continuing education for law enforcement officers and any law enforcement agency may host a training and any officer may attend.

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FRIDAY and ADAPT are Recruiting!

If you are a TCOLE certified instructor, and have an interest in working with the FRIDAY and/or ADAPT training programs, you are in luck!  The FRIDAY(Focus on Reducing Impaired Driving Among Youth) training program and the ADAPT(Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Training) training program are currently seeking instructors. 

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Candidates should have knowledge of and interest in:

·The dynamics of underage drinking and substance usage

·Handling underage impaired drivers

·Improving law enforcement's response to these issues

·Coalition experience preferred

·Campus experience for ADAPT instructors only

For questions or additional information on the FRIDAY and ADAPT programs, please contact us at fridayinfo@tmpa.org or at adaptinfo@tmpa.org.

Applications available at:

            FRIDAY: http://www.texasfriday.org/instructors/friday-instructor-application.aspx

            ADAPT for College Officers: http://www.texasadapt.org/CO_training.aspx.

            ADAPT for School Resource Officers: http://www.texasadapt.org/SRO_training.aspx

Application Deadline:October 31, 2014   

 

 

 

ADAPT Program

ADAPT stands for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Training and is a sister program to the FRIDAY program.  The mission of the ADAPT program is the prevention of alcohol and drug abuse among students in Texas through the increased training of campus law enforcement officers.  For more information follow the link at the bottom of this column to visit the ADAPT website.

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