September 2019

30 September 2019
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Basic Police Motorcycle Operator

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

This class runs September 30 to October 11 – Monday through Friday.

Police emergency vehicle operations courses (EVOC) are taught by seasoned police instructors.  The prime objectives of these hands-on, skill-based seminars are: (1) officer safety, (2) protection of innocents and (3) successful law enforcement.

This ten (10) day, 80 hour course is designed for Police Officers who are assigned to Police Motorcycle Patrol duties. This course will introduce these officers to the uniqueness of Motorcycle Patrol. The course will cover machine nomenclature, slow maneuvering, control, curve negotiation, motorcycle maintenance, night operations, defensive driving techniques and on the street riding. The course will involve classroom instruction and street driving. Students must successfully complete written and practical exams to receive certification for the course.

Officers attending must be properly licensed to operate a motorcycle and must bring a Police Department owned motorcycle, DOT approved helmet, leather gloves (not fingerless gloves), ankle or higher boots, eye protection (wrap around preferred), and rain gear.

Lunch is not included.

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October 2019

2 October 2019
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Police EVOC for SUV’s

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

Police emergency vehicle operations courses (EVOC) are taught by seasoned police instructors.  The prime objectives of these hands-on, skill-based seminars are: (1) officer safety, (2) protection of innocents and (3) successful law enforcement.

This one (1) day course is designed for officers who routinely are assigned to drive a SUV or prisoner transport vehicles.  This course will provide officers with an opportunity to apply the skills they learned during the Basic EVOC course while driving a larger vehicle.  Defensive driving techniques and emergency response tactics will be demonstrated to and practiced by those attending.  The course will be 1/2 day behind the wheel driving skills that includes a response course as well as a skill course that will include backing.  Students must successfully complete written and practical exams to receive certification for the course.

Officers attending should report in old clothes by 8:30 a.m.

Officers attending must bring a police department owned SUV or prisoner van to drive on the driving range.

Lunch is not included.

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8 October 2019
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Defensive Driving for Sedans

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

This course consists of four hours in the classroom and four hours of practical driving skills.  The goal of the course is to train sedan drivers in collision prevention techniques.  In teaching these techniques, the course also promotes an attitude of mutual understanding, courtesy and cooperation on the road.  Topics covered include: general backing techniques, foul weather driving, crash avoidance, parking lot driving and braking techniques.

Attendees should bring a sedan vehicle to class in order to participate in the practical evaluations. Students must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License.

Lunch is not included.

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9 October 2019
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Police Motorcycle Operator Recertification

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

This class runs October 9 to 11 – Wednesday through Friday.

Police emergency vehicle operations courses (EVOC) are taught by seasoned police instructors.  The prime objectives of these hands-on, skill-based seminars are: (1) officer safety, (2) protection of innocents and (3) successful law enforcement.

This three (3) day course is designed for officers who have already completed the Basic Police Motorcycle Operator Certification course. This course will provide officers with an opportunity to update the skills they learned in the basic course. Students must attend all three days to receive their recertification. Students must also successfully complete written and practical exams to receive certification for the course.

Officers attending must be properly licensed to operate a motorcycle and must bring a Police Department owned motorcycle.

Lunch is not included.

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10 October 2019
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Defensive Driving for Trucks

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.  You must register through the Trust.

This course consists of four hours in the classroom and four hours of practical driving skills.  The goal of the course is to train truck drivers in collision prevention techniques.  In teaching these techniques, the course also promotes an attitude of mutual understanding, courtesy and cooperation on the road.  Topics covered include: general backing techniques, foul weather driving, crash avoidance, parking lot driving and braking techniques.

Attendees should bring a work truck to class in order to participate in the practical evaluations. Students must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License (CDL if applicable).

Lunch is not included.

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17 October 2019
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Core

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with PowerPoint

Lesson 2:  Developing a PowerPoint Presentation

Lesson 3:  Performing Intermediate Text Editing

Lesson 4:  Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation

Lesson 5:  Modifying Objects in Your Presentation

Lesson 6:  Adding Tables to Your Presentation

Lesson 7:  Adding Charts to Your Presentation

Lesson 8:  Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation (time permitting)

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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17 October 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Leadership Accountability – PSU Municipal Leadership Certificate Program (Elective)

Open to DVWCT and DVPLT members at no cost.

This workshop gives you the tools to empower your team to Step up to the PlateTM and get the job done. By understanding the relationship between beliefs, actions and results, managers can create the environment necessary to keep their people motivated and focused on results. This highly facilitative workshop utilizes 20 skills sets which help managers identify the differences between unproductive “bench-warming” behaviors and positive accountability behaviors.

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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24 October 2019
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Microsoft Publisher 2016 Foundation

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Microsoft Publisher 2016

Lesson 2:  Adding Content to a Publication

Lesson 3:  Formatting Text in a Publication

Lesson 4:  Editing Text in a Publication

Lesson 5:  Adding and Formatting Graphics in a Publication

Lesson 6:  Preparing a Publication for Printing and Sharing

Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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29 October 2019
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

De-Escalation for Police Encounters with People in Mental Health Crisis

DVWCT and DVPLT Scholarship Opportunity

In partnership with the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB), the Delaware Valley Trusts is pleased to offer 15 full scholarships (limit two scholarships per member entity) for this program.

Police today are dealing with people in mental health crisis much more frequently than in the past, and these encounters can be dangerous for both officers and subjects.  In many incidents, de-escalation techniques can be used to reduce the risk to everyone involved, and help officers safely resolve these situations.  Ashley Heiberger, retired police officer, will provide practical information regarding how de-escalation may reduce the need for force.

Cost:  $100/PSAB members and $150/Non-PSAB members. You must register directly with PSAB (see below).

How to Claim a Delaware Valley Trusts Scholarship:

1) Workers’ Comp Trust (DVWCT) and Property & Liability Trust (DVPLT) members should first contact the Trust to confirm availability and reserve your scholarship by emailing Carol Bigham at cbigham@dvtrusts.com or calling (267) 803-5720.

2) Next, register directly with PSAB by clicking here or visit at www.training.boroughs.org or call Terri at 800-232-7722, Ext. 1042.

3) After completing the course, forward proof of completion and payment to cbigham@dvtrusts.com or fax (267) 803-5770.

4) Upon approval, Trusts will issue a reimbursement check for the value of the scholarship (up to two per member entity).

Scholarship questions?  Please call email cbigham@dvtrusts.com or call (267) 803-5720.

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31 October 2019
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Microsoft Outlook 2016 Core

Open to DVHT, DVWCT and DVPLT members.  $25.00 Copay due to high program cost.

Lesson 1:  Getting Started with Outlook 2016

Lesson 2:  Composing Messages

Lesson 3:  Reading and Responding to Messages

Lesson 4:  Managing Your Messages

Lesson 5:  Managing Your Calendar

Lesson 6:  Managing Your Contacts

Lesson 7:  Working with Tasks and Notes

Lesson 8:  Customizing the Outlook Environment (time permitting)

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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