NEW for 2012
Note: This series is capped at 40 participants.
Type: Single Session
Total Series Time: 2 Hours
Make-Ups: There will be no make-up session available.
Pre-requisites: TD1506: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Series
Target Audience: Individuals who have completed TD1506: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Series
Workshop Description: The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community.”
In this wrap-up class, individual CERT classes will be discussed, along with a debrief of the final scenario. Bring your questions and the panel members will answers them and offer further explanations requested.
What do you still need and want from CERT to feel comfortable and competent to help your neighbors in their time of need? How do you think you will use your CERT basic training?
Also, Kevin Lanoue will discuss how you can advance and be involved on the JMU CERT Team! What are the plans? How can you get involved? Kevin will have your answers!
Presented by: Captain Arthur Miller, Lieutenant Wanda Willis and Paul Helmuth of the Harrisonburg Fire Department, Lieutenant Karen Will of the Rockingham County Department of Fire and Rescue and Kevin Lanoue, Crime Analyst/Emergency Management Specialist at JMU.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM