Procedure D - Training Procedures
Commission Procedure D-3

Supervisory Course


3-1. Specifications for the Supervisory Courses

This Commission procedure implements that portion of the Minimum Standards for Training established in Commission Regulation 1005(b) for Supervisory Training.


3-2. Supervisory Course Subjects

The Supervisory Course is a minimum of 80 hours (reimbursable up to 80 Hours) and consists of topics and objectives enumerated in the document The POST Supervisory Course Topics and Objectives. In order to meet local needs, flexibility in curriculum may be authorized with prior POST approval. The POST Supervisory Course Curriculum is organized under the following broad topic areas:

  • Accountability
  • Communications in a Diverse Workforce
  • Conflict Management
  • Counseling
  • Critical Incident Management
  • Decision-Making Models
  • Employee Relationships
  • Ethical Decision-Making
  • Evaluating Employees
  • Feedback: Giving and Receiving
  • Internal Affairs Investigations
  • Leadership Styles and Behaviors
  • Power and Authority
  • Recognizing and Documenting Employee Performance
  • Role Identification and Transition
  • Stress Management
  • Team Building
  • Training Employees
  • Values

Section D-3 adopted and incorporated by reference into Commission Regulation 1005 on April 15, 1982, and amended on October 20, 1983, January 29, 1988, and March 8, 2003.