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The mission of the VMA-Training and Resource Center (VMATRC) is to be the premier provider of on-line educational material and job aids to advance the development of Performance-Directed Management concepts and principles in public sector organizations. Members receive 24/7 access to educational materials, model policies, forms and job aids not available anywhere else – at any cost. Monthly e-mail alerts notify subscribers as new information and resources are posted for study and/or downloading for use in their organizations. With over 33 years of public sector training and consulting experience, nationwide, we know the organizational development needs that are out there. Feel confident that as a VMATRC member you will find the Center to be the most rewarding and cost-effective investment you can make for moving your organization forward. You will not want to be without it.

Call toll free 800-331-8025 to learn more or contact us at vanmeterassocciates@att.net to learn more. You will speak with a live person fluent in English.

Missouri

Fairness & Respect: Unity in the Workplace - 3/15/2018

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All registrations for this class must be made through the

St. Louis County & Municipal Police Academy

Register on-line www.sticmpa.org  

If you have any questions, please contact

Becky at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Office: 314-889-8600

   Training site:

   St Louis County & Municipal Police Academy

   1266 Sutter Avenue

   St Louis, MO 63133-1934

   Date:  March 15, 2018

   Time: 9am-3pm

   Tuition for this class is $75 POST to be announced

Rationale:  Although America is a country consisting of diverse cultures and beliefs, all respond to two human values: Where “Fairness and Respect” are honored, there will be ever lasting  peace.   Violate these values and you will have never ending war.

After 53 years of dozens of federal and state discrimination laws, hundreds of administrative agencies still have diversity problems, illegal discrimination, and  employee harassment in the work environment. Learn more about what can be done to work towards eliminating the problems.  An on-line 25 question quiz will be made available for those that want to assess their understand of course content.

Topics:

  • Issues most don't understand about anti-discrimination laws. Example -discrimination is necessary, desirous and legal.
  • Follow five standards and you will never go wrong-ever
  • Practical changes organizations can make to improve the work environment.
                         

   Students receive handouts and certificate of attendance.


   D. J. Van Meter Ph.D. / Associate

   

   D.J. Van Meter Ph.D. is the principle of Van Meter &  Associates, Inc. (VMA)
   and has spent the last  45 years in law enforcement, 15 years as a sworn officer.
   He has a Ph.D. in Training and Organizational Development from The Ohio State
   University, Columbus, Ohio and also hold’s a Master’s Degree in Labor and
   Human Resource Management.  He works with counsel as an expert witness, reviews
   discipline and termination cases and develops customized policy and procedures
   manuals for all public safety organizations nationwide.  He is the author of the book,
   Evaluating Dysfunctional Police Performance: A Z-based Approach published by
   Charles Thomas Publishing. Dr. Van Meter is qualified in state/federal courts
   as an expert in law enforcement training, use-of-force, and management and
   operational policies.

 

 

Course Date 03-15-2018

    Applied Leadership Principles- 4/25/2018

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    All registrations for this class must be made through the

    St. Louis County & Municipal Police Academy

    Register on-line www.sticmpa.org  

    If you have any questions, please contact

    Becky at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

    Office: 314-889-8600

        Training site:

        St Louis County & Municipal Police Academy, 1266 Sutter Avenue, St Louis, MO 63133-1934

        April 25, 2018

        Time: 8am-4pm

        Tuition for this class is $75 (3hrs Legal Studies, 3 hrs Interpersonal Perspectives, 3 hours Technical)

    Of all the problems that face public safety, the shortage of practical leaders is an issue that must be addressed. Effective leadership is the cornerstone of day-to-day supervision and  can be developed through experience and proper training. It is from training and experience that potential leaders are taught how to apply core competencies required of anyone thrust into a leadership situation or position. This course provides the proper training to develop an effective leader.

        Topics are:

    • Leaders and Leadership
    • Leadership vs Management
    • Major Challenges Facing Leaders
    • Leadership and Motivation
    • How Leaders Behave
    • Four Ways Leaders Get Others to Follow Leadership Power

     

        Students receive class outline, model forms, rules, and certificate of attendance. (Class size is limited, please

        register early)

     

        “I believe the entire program was excellent.  Mr Detchon is a very knowledgeable man.  Lots of good ideas to take back to my department.”  St. Louis, MO

     

         

    John has over 33 years of law enforcement experience in state and county
    law enforcement agencies. He has worked as a trooper, deputy sheriff, field
    training officer, jail commander, and investigation commander.
    John attended Kent State University and holds numerous advanced
    law enforcement training certifications.  John’s expertise is in
    leadership, supervision and police report writing.
    Education:
    John is a graduate of the Ohio State Patrol Academy and attended Kent State University.  Apart from his formal education, he holds numerous training certificates signifying his commitment to continued education.
    They are as follows:
    •Police Procedures, Policy and Management Theories
    •Ohio State Patrol Training Certificate
    •Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training Certificate
    •Criminal Interrogation & Behavioral Analysis in Interviews
    •Ohio Peace Officer Training Council-First Line Supervisor
    •Governor’s Office of Criminal Justice Service-Crime Prevention
    •Van Meter & Associates, Inc.-Standard Task Accountability and Rating System
    •Medina County Law Enforcement Academy-Drug Interdiction
    •Public Agency Training Council-Court Security
    •Ohio Peace Officer Training Council-Basic Corrections Certificate
    •Adjunct Instructor at Cuyahoga Community College
    Course Date 04-25-2018

      First-line Supervision-4/26/2018

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      All registrations for this class must be made through the

      St. Louis County & Municipal Police Academy

      Register on-line www.sticmpa.org  

      If you have any questions, please contact

      Becky at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

      Office: 314-889-8600

      Training site:

      St Louis County & Municipal Police Academy

      1266 Sutter Avenue

      St Louis, MO 63133-1934

      Date:  April 26, 2018

      Time: 8am-4pm

       Tuition for this class is $75 POST 8hrs

      This course takes the position that the responsibility for quality-control enforcement in an organization depends on the loyalty and abilities of its first-line supervisors.  Effective supervisors are those that know when to motivate, when to lead, when to discipline, when to be subordinate, and when to just get out of the way.


      Attendees are taught:
          •    The legal and fiduciary responsibilities of a first-line supervisor 

          •    How to build a positive Supervisor-to-Subordinate relationship 

          •    How to apply basic principles of employee motivation, leadership and performance management to day-to-day performance problems 

          •    How to establish accountability with the difficult employee 

          •    How to conduct a Problem-Solving conference and document a plan for performance improvement 

          •    How to complete a Critical Incident Report that documents an employee’s performance problem. 
Students receive class outline, model forms, rules, and certificate of attendance

       John Detchon/Associate

      John has over 33 years of law enforcement experience in state and county
      law enforcement agencies. He has worked as a trooper, deputy sheriff, field
      training officer, jail commander, and investigation commander.
      John attended Kent State University and holds numerous advanced
      law enforcement training certifications.  John’s expertise is in
      leadership, supervision and police report writing.
      Education:
      John is a graduate of the Ohio State Patrol Academy and attended Kent State University.  Apart from his formal education, he holds numerous training certificates signifying his commitment to continued education.
      They are as follows:
      •Police Procedures, Policy and Management Theories
      •Ohio State Patrol Training Certificate
      •Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training Certificate
      •Criminal Interrogation & Behavioral Analysis in Interviews
      •Ohio Peace Officer Training Council-First Line Supervisor
      •Governor’s Office of Criminal Justice Service-Crime Prevention
      •Van Meter & Associates, Inc.-Standard Task Accountability and Rating System
      •Medina County Law Enforcement Academy-Drug Interdiction
      •Public Agency Training Council-Court Security
      •Ohio Peace Officer Training Council-Basic Corrections Certificate
      •Adjunct Instructor at Cuyahoga Community College

       

       

      Course Date 04-26-2018