Providing safe and drug free workplace environments

Uniquely designed courses to help make your business a safe workplace

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Since 1995, Corporate Drug and Alcohol Specialists, Inc., (CDAS), has provided specialized drug and alcohol recognition training for numerous businesses, schools, corporations, hotels, restaurants, and casinos throughout the United States. We believe that recognizing signs of impairment prevents disruptions and promotes safety on your premises.
CDAS seminars are customized to fit your audience in either on-site or virtual formats and complies with your Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Guidelines for required “Reasonable Suspicion Training.”

Our staff are current and former police officers trained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as certified “Drug Recognition Experts” (DRE). 

As experts in the field, we’ve encountered the drug and chemically impaired every day, knowing what they use, how they use it, and the observable effects. We are one of the few companies in the United States able to provide this expert training. CDAS has trained across the country and in Canada for almost two decades, saving thousands of dollars in day-to-day business and workman’s compensation costs. We are in the Twin Cities of Minnesota and are eager to serve YOU!

Benefits of working with CDAS


We offer the most up-to-date information on drug trends, types, use, signs & symptoms.


Law Enforcement experience and are certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as Drug Recognition Experts.


Training your employees is liability protection for any type of business.


Our training meets DOT required Reasonable Suspicion Training for supervisors.


CDAS instructors are Minnesota police officers with over 90 years of combined experience.


CDAS understands your business – programs are designed for teachers, beverage servers, restaurant/bar managers, hotel/motel staff, and other supervisors, administrators, and other staff.


We provide on-site, interactive hands-on training that works.


Types of Training Offered

Recognizing the Drug Impaired

This program will train you to detect chemically-impaired customers, students, and employees and recognize the symptoms associated with (7) basic categories of drugs, including prescription medications.

"Last Call” Beverage Server Education (Dram Shop)

This is an informative program designed to educate the beverage server on all aspects of proper alcohol service and reduce your business liability under Dram Shop laws.

Hospitality Crime Prevention

This presentation outlines preventive measures in promoting and maintaining a safe and profitable hotel environment.  Specifically designed for hotel & motel employees, this program helps prevent crime and reduce liability.

Persuasive Communication

This powerful and informative class will assist you in reading body language of customers,and other casual contacts. Learn to decode the hidden meanings of verbal communications.