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Individual DFWP courses

Each drug-free workplace (DFWP) training program includes two or more courses, assembled for a specific training purpose. Individual courses are built around learning objectives for a particular audience.

CAFJ-01: Drug Control, Marijuana and Cocaine

Instruction: Course
Authority: DFWP
Audience: All DFWP

This drug-free workplace (DFWP) course examines how the federal government identifies and controls risky drugs. And provides important facts about marijuana and cocaine, two of the DOT 5-panel drugs.

Learning objectives

Learners who complete this course will be prepared to:

  1. Give examples of the three types of psychoactive drugs - uppers, downers, and "all-arounders" - and explain key characteristics of each
  2. Explain how risky drugs are scheduled by the DEA, and why some drugs and drug use are illegal, including the abuse of medications
  3. Provide facts about marijuana, including its physical and psychological effects, health and safety risks, impact on the workplace, and signs of current use.
  4. Provide similar facts about cocaine and crack.


This course is included in the following programs.

PDPB-01: Administering a Tennessee DFWP

PBPB-01: Administering a Georgia DFWP