Code Enforcement Webinar: Effective Communication

Officer safety is of vital importance and being aware of your surroundings plays a big part of keeping you safe. This class will go over tactics that will aid in assessing and responding to different situations while in the course of compliance inspections as well as it will cover some verbal judo techniques to assist in de-escalating tense situations. Being able to get out of situations without the need of physical contact and before situations escalate is vital.

Code Enforcement Webinar: Dealing With Hazmat and Hoarding Properties

There will be times when the inspector or code enforcement officer will come across a hazmat situation requiring assistance from other departments. It is vital to know when to call for assistance and what protocols should be used. Hoarding is also an ever growing condition found throughout the states. The focus on this topic will be geared on how to properly conduct inspections in situations were hoarding has created a hazard that affects not just the occupant, the public, but also the inspector performing the inspection.

Code Enforcement Webinar: Joint Enforcement Safety

This class will focus on the role of the code enforcement officer when conducting joint enforcement inspections with other departments such as; police, fire, building, Adult/Child Protective Services, as well as any other enforcement agency. It will discuss scenarios as well as how to assess if joint enforcement is needed and how to successfully plan for joint enforcement (Agency Assist).

Code Enforcement Webinar: Mental Illness and Code Enforcement

Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the US suffer from mental illness and the numbers increase when it comes to serious mental illness. Many times code enforcement officers are tasked with inspections where they may come across an individual that may suffer some sort of mental illness and the approach to these situations are vital in keeping the code officer safe. On the flipside, it is also important to understand how to protect the code enforcement officer from PTSD as a result of traumatic events as related to code enforcement. This class will discuss Mental Health tactics in the field, as well as mental health tactics for the Code Enforcement Officer.

Code Enforcement Webinar: Gang Awareness for the Code Enforcement Officer

Some cities or counties are up against gang ridden communities. Officer safety is essential in the approach of such communities. This course will serve to provide indicators of gang activity as well as give a review of what some of these gangs are, their history, and make-up. We will also focus on how to safely approach communities when conducting compliance inspections.

Code Enforcement Webinar: Drug Awareness for the Code Enforcement Officer

The rise in drug houses as related to code enforcement has increased safety concerns. Adding to the mix in some states, cannabis residential and commercial grows. This course will give an overview of drug trends and what to look for to prevent exposure to dangerous substances while conducting field inspections as well as hazardous conditions as related to these.

Code Enforcement Webinar: Officer Safety in Hazardous Buildings

Compliance inspections encompass a variety of complaints. Some of those complaints may include dilapidated structures. It is important for code enforcement officers to recognize building hazards so as to prevent injury to oneself. This course will look at what may constitute a building hazard in a structure and help assist the code officer with safety protocols.

Basic Code Enforcement Seminar

This seminar educates new code officials in basic concepts of code enforcement and provides an opportunity to master skills that are fundamental to performing the duties of a code official. This course will enhance your understanding of the code and its basic concepts.

Code Enforcement Webinar: Joint Enforcement Safety

This class will focus on the role of the code enforcement officer when conducting joint enforcement inspections with other departments such as; police, fire, building, Adult/Child Protective Services, as well as any other enforcement agency. It will discuss scenarios as well as how to assess if joint enforcement is needed and how to successfully plan for joint enforcement (Agency Assist).