disaster meetings

PER334 – 12.00 Hours


Details02/21/20 – 02/22/20Hanover, VAFP PER334 141Register


VA Public Safety Trng. Ctr.

Smyth Hall Rm 401; 7093 Broad Neck Road
Hanover, VA 23069


Stephen B Burnett

Start Time

05:00 PM Friday, February 21, 2020

Details03/18/20 – 03/19/20Bonita Springs, FLFP PER334 142Register


Operations Service Center

11500 Operations Way
Bonita Springs, FL 34135


Jeff Culver

Start Time

08:30 AM Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Details03/27/20 – 03/28/20Highland Heights, KYFP PER334 138Register


Campbell County Fire Training

10 Fire Training Center Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41076


Bill Dozier

Start Time

06:00 PM Friday, March 27, 2020

Details04/24/20 – 04/25/20, FP PER334 145Register




Stephen B Burnett

Start Time

08:00 AM Friday, April 24, 2020

Details07/17/20 – 07/18/20Goose Creek, SCFP PER334 143Register


City of Goose Creek FD

201 Button Hall Ave
Goose Creek, SC 29455


Stephen B Burnett

Start Time

12:18 AM Friday, July 17, 2020

Details09/10/20 – 09/11/20Cheektowaga, NYFP PER334 144Register


Erie County Training Facility

3359 Broadway
Cheektowaga, NY 14227


Susann E. Brown

Start Time

08:00 AM Thursday, September 10, 2020

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.

Course 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.


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


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


  • 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

Contact Information

Susann Brown

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-5624 | Toll-Free: (855) 245-1614
Email: susann.brown@teex.tamu.edu


Payment Info

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TEEX Policies

As a hoimicide detective, I feel that this course was beneficial. It opened up the manner in which I will work cases in regards to the handling of evidence, note taking, case preparation, and reviewing my crime scenes.

— Major Criminal Investigation
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