Category: Training

Online fall prevention program coming soon to older adults across the region

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area will conduct its first two online A Matter of Balance, Managing Concerns about Falls programs in February after it trained volunteer lay leaders in mid-January about implementing the program. The evidence-based

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CAPCOG ramps up peace officer training before cycle ends

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CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) has scheduled more than 20 courses between now and the end of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement’s four-year training cycle — Aug. 31, 2021, so peace officers around the region can complete their

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CAPCOG offers 9-1-1 telecommunicators pandemic training

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CAPCOG’s Emergency Communications Division conducted its first pandemic specific course for emergency telecommunicators in early December and a second will follow in January. The live virtual courses aim to further aid the region’s first responders in enduring through crises that

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CAPCOG schedules criminal justice grant workshops

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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Program is conducting a virtual grant workshop on January 5 that will assist nonprofit organizations and local governments in applying for six Office of the Governor (OOG), Criminal Justice Division (CJD) grant programs, which CAPCOG provides

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Peace officer, telecommunicator courses return to classroom

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CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy and the Emergency Communications Division have started offering in-person training while taking COVID-19 safety precautions, so peace officers and emergency telecommunicators can complete state and federal mandated training requirements. CAPCOG also is continuing to expand

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Striking a Balance gives caregivers value after conference

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CAPCOG’s Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) and AGE of Central Texas conducted the annual Striking a Balance Family Caregiver Conference virtually for the first time. It reached about 200 caregivers during live, online sessions but will

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Watershed Partnership holds Stewards Workshop in Luling

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The Plum Creek Watershed Partnership will hold a Texas Watershed Steward workshop from 8 a.m. to noon, Sept. 2, 2020 so residents can learn about their water resources and how to protect them. The workshop will be held at the

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RLEA begins training on de-escalation simulator

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Police agencies around the region have a new de-escalation training tool which they will soon be able to use at their own facilities. CAPCOG began instructing departments in July on using its Multiple Interactive Learning Objectives (MILO) Range simulator. Training

Annual family caregiver conference moves online

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) and AGE of Central Texas moved their annual family caregiver conference, Striking a Balance, online to safely bring caregivers together in their own homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference

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CAPCOG teaches telecommunicators during pandemic

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The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division continues to deliver training to emergency telecommunicators amid the COVID-19 pandemic through live and prerecorded online courses, so they can enhance and hone their skills, learn new proficiencies, and complete state mandated training requirements in

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