IOWA’S DRINKING & DRIVING COURSE
   TALKING ABOUT ALCOHOL & DRUGS (TAADS)

SPENCER, ESTHERVILLE, EMMETSBURG, SPIRIT LAKE, SHELDON

 

TAADS is a program about alcohol and other drugs developed by Prevention Research Institute of Lexington, KY.

  • Participants are guided to a new understanding of who can develop alcohol and drug problems, and what actually causes them.
  • Participants learn a five-step risk reduction process for alcohol related problems, and learn how to use the process especially as related to driving.
  • Participants learn that others around them make low-risk choices. They themselves can make low-risk choices, and how to make low-risk choices at all times and under all circumstances.

Registration

To register, call 712.262.2952 or 712.324.2196 ask to register for TAADs.  Be prepared to give

  • Name
  • Social security Number
  • Address
  • Telephone
  • Drivers License Number
  • Date of birth
  • Method of payment (credit, debit, cash or money order; no checks please).

The fee is standard for all providers of TAADs education classes, $180 and is non-refundable.

Drivers of participants may attend free of charge. They may purchase a participant book for $25.

Prepayment is required. Payment and registration must be done before your name will be added to the class list. If payment is not made your name will only go to a waiting list.

Please mail money orders one week prior to class to:
Compass Pointe
Attn: Barb (TAADs)
1900 North Grand Ave. Suite A
Spencer, Iowa 51301

Class date and time (2018) Location Course Cost Instructor
January 5, 3:00-8:00pm
January 6, 8:00-3:30pm
Friday/Saturday
Sheldon #SH012018 $180 Cheryl
January 8,10 & 15
5:30-9:30pm
Spencer #S012018 $180 Angela
February 2, 3:00-8:00pm
February 3, 8:00-3:30pm
Friday/Saturday
Sheldon #SH022018 $180 Linda H
February 5,7 & 12
5:30-9:30pm
Spirit Lake #SPL022018 $180 Angela
March 2, 3:00-8:30pm
March 3, 8:00-3:30pm
Friday/Saturday
Sheldon #SH032018 $180 Cheryl
March 5,7 & 12
5:30-9:30pm
Estherville #EV032018 $180 Angela
April 6, 3:00-8:30pm
April 7, 8:00-3:30pm
Friday/Saturday
Sheldon #SH042018 $180 Andy
April 9,11 &16
5:30-9:30pm
Spencer #S042018 $180 Angela
May 2,7 & 9
5:30-9:30pm
Spirit Lake #SPL052108 $180 Angela
May 4, 3:00-8:30pm
May 5, 8:00-3:30pm
Friday/Saturday
Sheldon #SH052018 $180 Cheryl
June 1, 3:00-8:30pm
June 2 8:00-3:30pm
Friday/Saturday
Sheldon #SH062018 $180 Cheryl
June 4,6 & 11
5:30-9:30pm
Estherville #EV062018 $180 Angela

 

TAADs Class Policy

  1. The “TAADS” class is required for OWI and Zero Tolerance (.02) charges.
  2. Refrain from using alcohol or drugs before or during class. A person attending in an impaired state will be dismissed; no refund will be given.
  3. Listen and participate while showing respect for people. Participants will be respected and treated with dignity.
  4. Participants must attend all sessions in consecutive order to complete.

 

Should weather conditions make it questionable whether a TAADS class will be held class participants should listen to the following radio stations:  KICD, 107.7 Spencer;  KILR, 95.9 Estherville or KUOO, 103.9 Spirit Lake  An announcement will be made no later than two hours in advance of class time.  If the first class is postponed, participants should attend the next scheduled class, weather permitting. The instructor and class participants will determine make-up dates.