SFST Instructor Development Course, CIPTC, Peoria, IL

SFST Instructor Development Course, CIPTC, Peoria, IL

04-21-2025 8:00 AM - 04-25-2025 5:00 PM
Central Illinois Police Training Center Poplar Hall P101
Phone: 309-690-7355
Address: 5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA

CENTRAL ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING CENTER

Brian Fengel, Director

Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan: jswan@icc.edu

Heather Grove: hgrove@icc.edu

SFST Instructor Development Course

Instructor: Dave Christiansen & Ari Briskman

April 21-25, 2025

8am – 5pm

 Class will meet at: CIPTC, ICC Peoria Campus, 5407 N. University, Poplar Hall P101

Enrollment Deadline:  April 14, 2025

Course Size:  Max 24

Please bring a charged laptop

This class is funded through the Police Traffic Services Training Project along with Illinois Department of Traffic Safety and the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Course Description:

This 32-hour course will provide all participants with a foundation in effective instruction principles, effective learning environments, promoting participation and interaction, and delivering effective feedback. The course teaches participants how to incorporate creative training techniques to deliver interactive presentations using techniques and/or materials that reinforce learning. To provide the opportunity for participants to apply instruction techniques demonstrated during the course, each participant is required to design and deliver a presentation on a session in the DWI/SFST curriculum. Strong emphasis is placed on assisting individual participants to expand and improve their teaching and training skills, regardless of their level of experience. This course will also focus on improving fundamental skills of delivering effective feedback. Experienced instructors will demonstrate effective feedback measures throughout the course. Participants are given opportunities to apply effective feedback measures during the final participant presentations. Participants will also receive access to the latest digital resources on the Dynamic Impairment LLC website including flow charts, sample reports for a variety of situations, cheat sheets, research studies, case law and more. This course is taught by DRE Instructors under the control and approval of the Illinois DRE/SFST Program State Coordinator.

Course Topics:

  • Explain adult learning principles and their importance in conducting effective training
  • Identify and describe the three domains of learning and give examples of each domain in the context of DWI enforcement
  • Define and describe the four-step process of teaching and learning
  • Discuss how to increase learning efficiency by involving learners more fully in the learning process
  • Describe and apply specific guidelines for conducting each step of the four-step process of teaching and learning
  • Use appropriate questioning techniques to enhance participants’ involvement in presentations
  • Use visual aids to improve the effectiveness of presentations
  • Plan and manage an alcohol workshop
  • Administer the use of NHTSA/IACP-approved videos for optional DWI Detection and SFST training
  • Describe the documents that make up the standard curriculum packages for the DWI Detection and SFST School
  • Describe the content and format of the lesson plans for the DWI Detection and SFST School
  • Describe the characteristics of a good SFST instructor
  • Carry out the instructor preparation tasks for any session of the SFST School

Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board

MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets the following mandatory training criteria: Civil Rights 2 hours Const. Use of LE Authority 2 hours, and Legal Updates 16 hours

SFST Instructor Development Course, CIPTC, Peoria, IL