Games Adolescents Shouldn't Play (G.A.S.P.) Train-the-trainer

Topics Covered:

  • Understand what the game is and the effects
  • Learn how to educate the community/local agencies
  • Know why kids are participating and how prevalent it is
  • Learn to adapt the presentation to student, parent or professional groups

Who Should Attend:

  • Jail/Prison
  • Community Corrections
  • Leadership
  • Support Staff
  • Law Enforcement
  • Other
  • DARE Officers
  • School Resource Officers
  • School Counselors

Training Hours: 7.5


May 21, 2008 (08:00 am) - (05:00 pm)

Registration Deadline:

May 18, 2008



Location Information:

Omni Corpus Christi - Bayfront Tower
900 North Shoreline Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX
Phone: 1-800-THE-OMNI

Scott Metheny has been a police officer in Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County, PA since 1994. While teaching a DARE class in September 2005, he learned of the deadly activity. He put together a presentation which is now being used across the nation to educate children and adults. Officer Metheny has given over 180 presentations in seven states including the 2007 International DARE Conference in Tennessee, the National Association of School Resource Officers Conference in Florida, and Pennsylvania’s EMS Conference. He has also appeared o­n the Today Show, Good Morning America, It’s Your Call with Lynn Doyle, CNN and Fox News.

If you would like more information o­n this training please feel free to call Amanda Bilnoski at 936-294-1227 or email

This training is FREE of charge to participants.

For more information, contact:
Correctional Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2296
Fax: (936) 294-1671

Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be given to those who cancel in writing more than ten (10) working days prior to the training. A refund of 70% of the fees paid will be authorized when a written request for refund of conference or program fees is submitted less than ten (10) working days prior to the scheduled start of the program. The Correctional Management Institute of Texas reserves the right to retain or collect fees in full for those who fail to cancel prior to the training or for those who fail to attend. Substitutions are permitted at anytime.

* Unless otherwise noted, hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the participant.