Workshops & Training

MMA’s Understanding Drugs in the Workplace Webinar sponsored by Maine Municipal Association – 12/3/20

Location: Remote Access – Live Webinar via ZOOM
Time:  10:00am-12:00pm
Cost:  MMA Member: $45; Non-Member: $90
Presenters: Joseph Hileman and Terry Choate, Jr., Blue-U Defense

Understanding Drugs in the Workplace and at Home

This is Part 2 of our Blue-U Defense training, focused on understanding drugs and how “the drug problem” is impacting your workplace and possibly, your home. Presented by former police officers, this course will focus on recognizing potential addiction problems in your employees, colleagues or family members. Addiction not only brings liability issues from a safety perspective, but also decreased productivity, quality issues, and disruption to business. This session will cover how to understand the signs of addiction, the dangerous items that accompany addiction, and those who suffer from addiction, and provide some remedies for the problem should you encounter it in your life.


Presenter Bios:

Joseph Hileman

Joe Hileman is a Co-Founder and Training Specialist for Blue-U Defense. He served as the Assistant Team Commander of the Monadnock Regional Special Response (SWAT) Team and for 15 years as a Detective/Police Officer with the Jaffrey (NH) Police Department. Prior to his career in Law Enforcement, he served as Security Supervisor at the corporate management level of a Fortune 500 company. Mr. Hileman holds two A.A. degrees in Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Corrections, Probation, and Parole. 

Terry Choate, Jr.

Terry is Co-Founder, CEO and President of Blue-U Defense. He was a law enforcement officer and SWAT Team Commander for 15 years and has all of the associated training and experiences that come with this profession. He was also a Homeland Protection Professional; has high levels of executive protection education and training; stalking and dangerous human behavior; recognizing signs of violence and de-escalation; tactics; FBI Crisis Negotiator School; plus a 20-year executive -level corporate career behind him that he voluntarily ended prior to becoming a law enforcement professional.


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