The International CPTED Association
TEEX is now offering the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) course accredited by the International CPTED Association. CPTED is used to alter and expand the participant’s perception of the immediate physical environment. By altering the perception of the physical environment, the participant will be more capable of understanding the direct relationship of the environment to human behavior and to crime. An understanding of the design, management, and effective use of the environment is a prerequisite to increasing the success of citizen’s efforts in crime prevention. While CPTED is not the total answer to community problems, it does provide the community with the means to eliminate or reduce environmental obstacles to social, cultural, or managerial control.
Target audience: Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention Personnel, Private Security, Architects, and City Planning Staffs.
This is an in-person Basic CPTED Practitioners Course, ICA Class A certified, sponsored by TEEX (Texas A & M extension university) with ICA certified Instructor, Dr. Randy Atlas. The class is a 40 hour class, covering the 11 required topic areas for ICA accreditation, and includes plan review, project assessment, CPTED strategies, approaches, and elements.
The course is accredited under the ICA's Course Accreditation Program (CAP) - Class A. Any candidates completing this course will be exempt from the following 8 (out of 11) competencies should they wish to pursue CPTED Certification under the ICA's Individual CPTED Certification Program (ICCP):
University of Houston Downtown
1 Main St.
Houston, Texas, 77002
To create safer environments and improve the quality of life through the use of CPTED principles and strategies