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MANAGEMENT OF THE FIELD TRAINING PROGRAM FOR SUPERVISORS, ADMINISTRATORS AND COORDINATORS


COURSE OBJECTIVE

The Field Training Program SAC introduces the manager and supervisor to the personnel procedures, policies, and purposes of the Field Training Program and provides the initial formal and informal training specific to the agency and the day-to-day duties of its officers.

This course has been designed for those individuals who manage or supervise their agency's Field Training Program.

This program is a POST Mandate for anyone responsible for a Field Training Program.

Students will learn to recognize the primary principles of the Field Training and Evaluation Program. They will be able to apply these principles during practical exercises in a classroom environment. Students will be able to prioritize applicants qualifications and establish a rank of selection for candidates.

TOPICAL AREAS INCLUDE:

- Program Supervision
- Length of Program
- Selection of Field Training Officer
- Role of Field Training Officer
- Role of the Field Training Manager
- Model Programs
- Evaluation Frequency
- Performance Evaluation
- Data Analysis
- Termination vs. Extension
- Academy liaison