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Online TIPS Alcohol Server Training Approved in the District of Columbia
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) today announced that eTIPS, an online training and certification program for servers and sellers of alcohol, was approved by the District of Columbia's Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA). The District of Columbia's liquor code requires all managers of a licensed establishment to be certified in an alcohol training and education program that is conducted by a Board-approved provider. The addition of eTIPS will greatly expand the training options available for managers in the District of Columbia. Immediate benefits include tools to reduce underage drinking, intoxication, and drunk driving, as well as new flexibility in extending such benefits to establishments large and small.
The eTIPS course is customized for both On- and Off-Premise establishments. The training addresses concerns specific to convenience, grocery, and liquor stores as well as restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, and other on-premise liquor license holders. In addition, the course is tailored to deliver information on regulations unique to the District of Columbia. eTIPS participants are able to assess the needs of their clients from both the legal and alcohol-related standpoint after viewing thought-provoking video clips. The final section of the course challenges participants by forcing them to apply intervention strategies learned from previous exercises. Participants take a certification examination at the conclusion of the course.
The eTIPS course is a self-paced, innovative approach to alcohol training. It allows participants to obtain practical and valuable training anywhere and at any time. Most importantly, this new tool will provide District of Columbia businesses with reduced exposure to alcohol liability lawsuits, lower insurance rates, and improved customer satisfaction.
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Online TIPS Alcohol Server Training Approved in Rhode Island (RI)
ARLINGTON, Va., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) today announced that eTIPS, an online training and certification program for bartenders and servers of alcohol, was certified by Rhode Island's Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals. In 2006, Rhode Island made alcohol server training mandatory for all employees who serve alcohol, and certified TIPS for On Premise classroom training from the beginning. The review of the online program, eTIPS, took more time. The addition of eTIPS will greatly expand the training options available for those who serve or sell alcohol in Rhode Island. Immediate benefits include tools to reduce underage drinking, intoxication, and drunk driving, as well as new flexibility in extending such benefits to establishments large and small.Read More