Johnson County Mental Health Center is recognized by the Department of Revenue Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control as a certified Kansas Seller/Server Training Program using the TIPS curriculum. 

The Training For Intervention ProcedureS (TIPS) is an alcohol intervention program that trains individuals to serve and/or sell alcohol responsibly in any setting. The purpose of TIPS is to help people create the kind of environment that promotes safety and responsibility wherever alcohol is sold. Included in this training is a review of proper procedure to use to determine age and valid forms of identification. 

There are two trainings available for alcohol: 

  • Training for On Premise establishments, such as restaurants, bars, hotels and nightclubs 
  • Training for Off Premise establishments, such as grocery stores, convenience stores and liquor stores 


TIPS sessions are offered through eTIPS®, an online training program or through the classroom with a certified TIPS Trainer. Training conducted through eTIPS is delivered through a computer and served over the web. eTIPS Training is self-paced and can be accessed at any time. eTIPS training takes 1.5-3 hours to complete. Training conducted by a trainer via classroom is implemented through video and printed materials to facilitate discussion of the course content. Course material is presented in three sections: Information, Skills Training and Practice/Rehearsal. Classroom training takes 4 hours to complete. 

To enroll in an eTIPS 

Ability to read, write and understand English, and the ability to operate a computer will be required to take the eTIPs training. 

To enroll in an eTIPS class, please complete the registration form and submit payment of $50 (cashier's check or money order only) made payable to Johnson County Mental Health Center. 

Once registration and payment have been received, staff will personally contact you to schedule a time for you to complete the eTIPS training. 

Training Location

All eTIPS trainings will be held in the Prevention Services office located in the lower level of the Johnson County Mental Health Center at: 1125 West Spruce, Olathe, KS 66061.

Please allow approximately three (3) hours time to complete this self-paced eTIPS training. 

Technical assistance will be provided by Prevention Services staff during your scheduled eTIPS training if needed. 

For more information or registration, please contact: 

Prevention Services 
1125 W. Spruce, Olathe, KS 66061 

Let us know if you're running late...

If you find that you will be more than 15 minutes late for your appointment, please contact Prevention Services to re-schedule. You will be allotted one re-schedule only.