HOPATCONG — The Center for Prevention and Counseling will offering a free TIPS Responsible Beverage Server training on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Louise Childs Library in Hopatcong from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. to teach servers how to prevent drunk driving, underage drinking and alcohol abuse.
Session participants will become certified in the TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) program and will receive a TIPS certification card valid for three years. Each establishment represented will also receive a 2014 ID Checking Guide Book and a chance to win an Incident Report Binder. Refreshments will be served.
TIPS trainings enhance the people skills of the servers, sellers, and consumers of alcohol. Program participants are trained by certified instructors to detect the signs of intoxication and gain the confidence needed to intervene effectively to prevent alcohol related problems. Participants also learn to identify underage people and people who are already intoxicated.
Registration is required and limited; please contact Tina at 973-383-4787 extension 236.