Drug Impairment and Behavior Recognition for Education Professionals

LET455 – 16.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

DIBREP PictureRecognizing the signs and symptoms of individuals under the influence of drugs is important to ensure the safety and health of students and education professionals. This Drug Impairment and Behavior Recognition for Education Professionals (DIBREP) course is designed to provide administrators, counselors, teachers, school nurses, school-based law enforcement officers, school-based law enforcement resource officers, and school-based security officers with tools and training necessary to recognize and document drug/alcohol impairment in students.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for Alcohol and Drug Use Awareness for Law Enforcement #2085.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

In some cases, make-up work will not be available (due to equipment/facility needs and/or safety/teamwork components or activity setup/facilitation/requirements).

Participants in a TCOLE credit eligible course must complete the class in its entirety to receive a TEEX Certificate of Completion and be reported for TCOLE credit.

If you have additional questions, please refer to the TEEX Participant Handbook.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • How drugs work in the body
  • How state laws and school policies affect educator contact with impaired students
  • Role of drugs in society
  • Signs and assessment of Impairment

Suggested Audience

Education professionals including:

  • Teachers
  • Aides
  • Administrators
  • Nurses
  • Counselors
  • School-based law enforcement officers
  • School-based law enforcement resource officers
  • School-based security officers

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • 16.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)/Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Other Information

  • This activity was previously approved by the Texas Nurses Association (TNA) to award contact hours. Effective June 30, 2020, TNA discontinued its ANCC Accredited Approver Unit and is no longer approving individual CNE activities. Other state nurses associations with ANCC Accredited Approver Units can be contacted for CNE activities. 

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: [email protected]

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order – Complete registration form and send to [email protected] or fax to (877) 289-9715
  • Check – Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX – ILEPSE, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842