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Reasonable Suspicion Testing 



  • Increase the Overall Knowledge of Substance Abuse in the Workplace

  • Increase Participants Confidence in Identifying and Intervening


  • Review Specific Company Policies and Guidelines ​

  • Meet CFR §382.603 Training for supervisors 


  •  CFR §382.603 Training for supervisors 


Each employer shall ensure that all persons designated to supervise drivers receive at least 60 

minutes of training  on  alcohol misuse and receive at least an additional 60 minutes  of    

training on controlled substances use. The training will be used by the supervisors to determine 

whether reasonable suspicion exists to require a driver to undergo testing under §382.307. 

The training shall include the physical, behavioral,  speech,  and  performance  indicators  of  

probable  alcohol  misuse  and  use  of  controlled substances. Recurrent training for supervisory personnel is not required. 





Terri Dressel, CAC, LCPC 

Mrs.  Dressel  is  a  Licensed  Clinical  Professional  Counselor,  and  Certified Alcohol/Drug  

Counselor, specializing in the identification and early intervention of troubled employees.   With 

over 30 years’ experience, Mrs. Dressel has taught numerous supervisor and employee training 

programs regarding drug and alcohol abuse. 


Mirna Lopez-Rivera

Mrs. Lopez-Rivera specializes in the management of substance abuse testing programs for

employers nationwide. She has over 30 years of experience in the field of Drug and Alcohol

testing; developing drug and alcohol testing programs for both Department of Transportation 

regulated as well as private industry. 


Mrs. Lopez-Rivera is the Founder and President at Midwest Occupational Health Management 

Services; she is also a Certified Professional Collector-trainer,  Certified Breath Alcohol  Technician-Instructor and Certified Medical Review Officer Assistant. 


Course Outline 

Prohibited Conduct 

Drug Categories and Characteristics 

Constructive Confrontation 

Approaches for Difficult Situations 

Effects of Substances and Scenarios 

For additional information or to schedule a training session call (630) 906-1244

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