Preventing Substance Abuse in the Workplace

  • Classroom

This comprehensive training presents a psychological and legal perspective of substance abuse in the workplace. Topics reviewed include how to identify and confront a substance abuser legally and effectively, which organizational factors promote substance abuse in the workplace, tools to implement a comprehensive drug and alcohol testing policy, how to recognize substance abuse as a disability under ADA, and legal considerations when deciding to test.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email,, within two business days of the training date, noting that The Authority is closed on Fridays. 


Topics Covered

  • Awareness of Substance Abuse Problems in the Work Force
  • Understanding the Effects of Controlled Substances
  • Gaining Confidence in the Legal Foundation of Your Substance Abuse Program
  • Interpreting Your Substance Abuse Policy
  • Administering Your Substance Abuse Policy, Per Legal Guidelines


3 hours


Best Practices


As Needed

Who Should Attend:

Employees Who Need To Have A Clear Understanding Of Substance Abuse In The Workplace