NHTSA's "DWI Detection & SFST Student Training Course”
August 9-11, 2024 & November 15-17, 2024

Approved for 18 CLE Hours by the State Bar of GA

The most current NHTSA SFST Training Curriculum at the time of the course will be used.

Due to the live alcohol workshops and the proficiency exam, this course is limited to the first 20 registered participants. 

This course is taught by a highly experienced SFST Instructor-Trainer who has trained thousands of law enforcement officers in the standardized field sobriety tests.

This is not an “overview” or “crash course” on SFSTs. This is the actual 24-hour NHTSA DWI/SFST student training course.

Participants will receive the exact training law enforcement officers receive throughout the nation in the most up to date NHTSA “DWI/SFST Student” course. All 15 modules will be covered in order for participants to become a SFST practitioner under NHTSA guidelines.

Learn exactly how officers are trained to administer and interpret the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test, Walk and Turn test, and One Leg Stand test.

Two live alcohol workshops will be conducted so the participants will be able to administer the SFSTs, as well as observe true physical manifestations (bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, etc.) on volunteers with BrACs from 0.00 to 0.15.

Lead Instructor: Anthony D. Palacios – Impaired Driving Specialists, LLC

Trial Techniques Instructor:(Alpharetta, GA training location): Steve Oberman, Knoxville, Tennessee

Location: Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta – The discounted group lodging rate at the hotel is $109 plus tax. Upon registering, Attendee will receive a confirmation email containing a link to access the discounted group rate.

Dates: August 9-11, 2024 & November 15-17, 2024

Tuition: $750. / Attendee

Areas to be Covered: Detection & General Deterrence, Overview of Detection, Note-Taking and Testimony, Three phases of DWI Detection, Concepts & Principles of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, The Legal Environment, Report Writing & Moot Court.

Participants will Receive: 2023 NHTSA “DWI/SFST” student manual, previous NHTSA student manuals, all course handouts, various studies, and a certificate of course completion.


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