Drugs Conference

Topics Covered:

  • Physical and mental signs of methamphetamine, marijuana, and other drug use
  • Drug identification and surprising hiding places
  • Investigative techniques and officer safety
  • Personal accounts of addiction and recovery

Who Should Attend:

  • Jail/Prison
  • Community Corrections
  • Leadership
  • Support Staff
  • Other
  • Law Enforcement
  • School Personnel

Training Hours: 20


[ Agenda ]

[ Brochure ]


Jan 26 (08:00 am) - 28, 2010 (12:00 pm)



Location Information:

Omni Austin Hotel Southpark
4140 Governor's Row
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 512-448-2222

Hotel Information: *

Omni Austin Hotel Southpark
4140 Governor's Row
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 512-448-2222

Dawn Mathis has served in the DEA since 1989. Through her efforts, a network of organizations across Texas collaborates and coordinates to educate, train, and expose the public to the benefits of drug prevention.

Cynthia Jasso Arredondo is a nationally-recognized speaker on drug trends and school safety issues. She has worked in the field of substance abuse for more than 10 years.
Diane Blanchard shares her experience of losing her son to drug overdose and the tragedies of other young people in similar situations.
Roseanna Ruiz, a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, started the Re-entry Program at the Houston Mayor’s Office. She received the Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer of the Year Award in 2006.

John Graham has served as a Special Agent in the U.S. Customs Service, the U.S. Border Patrol, and as a deputy sheriff in Texas. He was a member of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force and a Marine Interdiction Agent working Air Support Drug Interdiction.

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 ten (10) working days prior to the training. A $35.00 administrative fee will be assessed for cancellations after the deadline. 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 anytime.

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