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Supervisor Drug and Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion Training


August 18, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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By attending this training you will equipped with the knowledge you need to make a legal determination to order a reasonable suspicion drug screen on subordinates at your facility. Drug /alcohol testing procedures in the workplace will also be described and information regarding Illinois' new recreation marijuana laws, medical marijuana, and the use of CBD oil will be presented.


  • Examine the purpose of a drug/alcohol free workplace program, including employee safety, expense reduction, policy enforcement, liability, and legal compliance.
  • Define reasonable suspicion and the criteria used to determine RS including examples.
  • Review the facts related to drug/alcohol use and the effects it may have on the company and employee safety, liability, cost, and compliance.
  • Examine the supervisor's role and responsibility regarding drug-free workplace programs.
  • Recognize employees with drug/alcohol problems and how to respond.

This is a two-hour certificate course.


Teri Russo is the owner of NewMed Diagnostics and  a graduate of SIU-C.  Prior to establishing NewMed Diagnostics in 2009, she was employed as a Chemist and Laboratory/Quality Assurance Manager for a major plastics company based out of St. Louis, MO from 1996-2009. NewMed Diagnostics is a Third Party Administrator (TPA) for drug and alcohol programs and is also a mobile/onsite collection company for drug and alcohol testing, DNA testing, and phlebotomy collections.


$35.00 per individual.  No charge for up to 5 individuals from VIP Subscriber hospitals; $35.00 per person for additional participants.

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.