Deaf Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Spartanburg 11/10, 11/11 & 11/12 2017
All Hands On works with local Emergency Managers to deliver Deaf CERT – Contact us about bringing Deaf CERT training to YOUR area! [email protected]
What is Deaf CERT? CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Team. A CERT class is a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program taught locally to all interested in learning how to prepare for an emergency and what to do when disaster hits your local area. Deaf CERT is taught exclusively in American Sign Language by Certified Instructors who are Deaf or fluent in American Sign Language.
Who can attend Deaf CERT? Deaf CERT is for all Deaf or Hard of Hearing, hearing members of Deaf families, CODA’s, Deaf caregivers, Deaf-Blind, late deafened, and Deaf educators. Basically anyone who knows how to sign can attend Deaf CERT!
What to expect: CERT is taught over 3 days. November 10th, 11th, and 12th from 8:30AM to 5:00PM with an hour break for lunch. We serve FREE coffee and bagels in the morning and lunch is provided. To graduate you must compete all 21 hours – 7 hours each day. There are 9 units of instruction on topics like emergency preparedness, fire safety, basic first-aid, and disaster readiness. Training ends with a practical exercise that applies everything learned.
Interpreters are welcome to attend Deaf CERT and earn 2.1 Professional Studies CEU’s!
Frequently Asked Questions FAQ: What if I came to CERT before, but missed a day or two? You are welcome to join us and finish up your training. You MUST attend the units you missed in order to graduate. For example, If you missed Day 1 of a previous CERT class, then come to Day 1 on Friday November 10th. If you missed Day 2 of aprevious training, then come to Day 2 on Saturday November 11th. If you missed Day 3 at a previous training, then come to Day 3 on Sunday November 12th
Deaf CERT is a FREE training for Deaf and Interpreters! Lunch is provided at no charge. If you would like to make a donation, please click the link below!
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