Field Training Officer | Northcentral Technical College

Field Training Officer

September 11 - September 15, 2017 8AM -5PM NTC Center for Business and Industry - Room CBI110
This forty-hour course is specifically designed for experienced uniformed patrol personnel selected to serve as field training officers with probationary employees. 
The course emphasizes the FTO's role in assisting probationers to certify for solo patrol operations by applying the knowledge and skills acquired during basic police training/certification and using them according to agency policy, procedures and community service delivery standards and the Probationary Officer Manual training task protocols.

 

DAY 1: Key Elements of Successful Field Training Officer Programs

  • Organizational Structure of a Field Training Program
  • Managing/Supervision of the Field Training Program
  • Selection and Training of the FTO
  • Development of the Recruit Task Book
  • Identify Content Validity and Reliability
  • Separation/Termination Process
  • Roles of Supervision and Management
  • Customizing to your Agency – Modifying Evaluation Criteria

Day 2: Performance Evaluation:

  • The “7 Point Rating Scale”
  • Establish a content valid performance evaluation
  • Objective use of the Standardized Evaluation Guidelines
  • Providing honest and effective numerical and written documentation.
  • Effective use of “Charting”
  • Review examples of acceptable documentation
  • Report Writing Exercises

Day 3: Practicing Evaluation & Documentation; Teaching and Learning

  • Group exercises involving video scenarios utilizing the DOR and SEG.
  • Practical narrative exercises
  • Legal issues and the Field Training program

Day 4: Teaching and Learning

  • Principals of behavior modification
  • Adult learning principals
  • Creating and maintaining an effective learning environment
  • Laws of Learning
  • Principals of human motivation
  • Effective communication skills
  • Understanding the generational difference

Day 5: Teaching and Learning, continues

  • Adult education strategies
  • Providing effective feedback
  • Remedial training strategies & exercises
  • Harnessing the power of the subconscious – “The Pygmalion Effect”
  • Ethical issues and the Field Training Program
  • Role Play exercises
  • Test & Course Evaluation

Each student receives their own reference: The Field Training Concept in Criminal Justice Agencies; Glenn F. Kaminsky, Author.
All instruction is re-enforced with Practical Individual/Group Exercises, Videos, Handouts, In-depth Discussions, Role Plays, Power Point Presentations, and Demonstration.

Pricing

$399

CEU Information

Location Information

NTC Center for Business and Industry - Room CBI110 1000 W Campus Drive, Wausau, WI 54401