When Disaster Strikes: Prepare, Act, Survive

PER334 - 12.00 Hours

Description

This course is designed to prepare individuals who may be directly affected by a disaster help themselves, their family and other community members. Participants will learn how to develop a family preparedness plan, practice self-rescue, perform search and light rescue techniques, and understand the recovery process.

Schedule

  • Details
    8/23/2019 - 8/24/2019
    Brownsboro TX
    FP  PER334  134
  • Details
    9/4/2019 - 9/5/2019
    Louisville KY
    FP  PER334  135
  • Details
    10/18/2019 - 10/19/2019
    Trenton TX
    FP  PER334  133
  • Details
    1/18/2020 - 1/19/2020
    Moncks Corner SC
    FP  PER334  131

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This course is designed to prepare individuals who may be directly affected by a disaster help themselves, their family and other community members. Participants will learn how to develop a family preparedness plan, practice self-rescue, perform search and light rescue techniques, and understand the recovery process.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Must attend 80% of the course

Must pass a post test with a score of 70%

Attendance Requirements

Parental consent form if under 18 years of age

Recommended

Course Attire

Please wear weather appropriate, comfortable clothing and footwear for inside and outside activities. You will not need any specialized personal protective equipment for this class.

Physical Requirements

Walking and moving

Topics

Prepare:+Survivor vs victim+Community threats+Community response capability+Family preparedness plan+Persevere:+Disaster survival+Individual assessment (SALT)+Self-rescue+Search and light rescue techniques+Protect:+Scene safety and damage assessment+Neighborhood accountability+Interacting with responders+Recovery and resiliency

Suggested Audience

The target audience encompasses the whole community approach, including, but not restricted to:

  • Church Groups
  • Volunteer Fire Departments
  • Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
  • Youth Groups
  • American Red Cross (ARC)
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)

and members of the general community who may find themselves in the impact zone of an incident and in the absence of emergency responders. 

This training does not qualify the participants to serve in an emergency responder role.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

1.2 CEUs

Government Programs

For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact esti@teex.tamu.edu or call (866) 878-8900

Contact Information

Susann Brown

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-5624 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

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