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DFWP employee education

Our employee education programs for the drug-free workplace (DFWP) help employers meet the commitments in their substance abuse policies, the requirements for state certification, and the provisions of associations and contractors.

PAE1-03: Controlling Risky Drugs

Instruction: Program
Authority: DFWP
Audience: Employee
Level: One hour

This course provides up-to-date and accurate information about commonly abused drugs in three categories: "uppers," or stimulants; "downers," including depressants and sedatives; and "all-arounders," drugs with mixed effects, such as cannabinoids and hallucinogens. It also describes why and how the federal government controls risky substances, including the 5-panel drugs. And it deals with prescription and over-the-counter drug misuse.


This program will benefit employees who:

  • Have a basic understanding of drug-free workplace programs, AND
  • Are interested in sound decisions about drug use for themselves, co-workers, or family members


The program includes the following courses. Each course lasts 15 to 30 minutes. Click the title to learn about a course.

Course ID Course Title
CAFJ-03 Common Drugs of Abuse
CAFJ-04 Controlling Risky Drugs

Expected duration

Expected program duration can vary by format.

Format Duration
Self-paced (online, CD-ROM) 1.0 hour
Instructor-led (classroom, webinar) 1.0 - 1.5 hours


Program prices vary by format.

Format Price  
Online $12.00 per learner
CD-ROM $90.00 per CD-ROM
Instructor materials $190.00 per set
Webinar $25.00 per learner


Purchase amount Discount percent
$500 to $999 2.0
$1,000 to $1,499 5.0
$1,500 to $2,499 10.0
$2,500 to $4,999 15.0
> $5,000 20.0