Target Audience: Senior citizens in community groups, nursing homes, retirement homes, fraternal organizations and churches.
TiPS® Seniors Training
- Program Duration: 2.0 hoursProgram Cost: $45.00 per participantProgram Location: At designated locationTarget Audience: Senior citizens in community groups, nursing homes, retirement homes, fraternal organizations and churches.The Challenges: In an increasingly impersonal society, alcohol can bring people together. However, there can be special challenges when alcohol is misused by seniors, including health risks associated with mixing alcohol and medication and risks to the community group when individuals misuse alcohol in settings designed to promote social interaction.The Solution: The TiPS® approach recognizes that seniors are often in the best position to promote their own health, a well as, the safety of those around them. TiPS® for Seniors focuses on adult situations where alcohol is part of social interaction and teaches individuals about the risks of over-consumption.The program also covers alcohol and drug interactions, and behavioral indications that can alert others when someone has had too much alcohol or may be in danger of prescription drug overdose due to alcohol and medication mixture.Additional Benefits: TiPS® training can also improve business and community relations. TiPS® certification demonstrates a commitment to prevent alcohol-related problems and a desire to be part of the solution in society's fight against drunkenness.Liquor boards and local authorities tend to look favorably on establishments that incorporate TiPS®, which can lead to more lenient penalties in the event of an alcohol violation. TiPS® for Seniors can also help an establishment protect itself from possible litigation and often results in reduced liability insurance premiums.
Cost for TiPS® Seniors Training includes the training manual, exam processing, and retention of all certification records for 3-years.