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Regional Training Institute set for March 31 for disaster volunteers and staff

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The Institute is designed for disaster volunteers and staff who want/need additional training

Greater Cincinnati/Dayton Regional Training Institute
March 31, April 1, April 2
 

Who: Disaster volunteers and staff who want/need additional training to improve their skills.

Where: Cincinnati Chapter, 2111 Dana Ave., Cincinnati Phone: 513-579-300

When: Courses are 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Continental breakfast starts at 8:00 a.m.; Dinner is served from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Cost: No charge for Red Cross volunteers from the Cincinnati/Dayton Region. Thoase outside the Region pay $25 for the Institute and $45 for staying overnight regardless of number of days spent at the Institute. Ride-sharing in a vehicle from your local chapter is encouraged.

Housing: Registration options include overnight lodging if needed. Local hotel rooms are available at no charge; two persons per room. A Friday night option includes staying in a staff shelter (with showers) that is set up for use during the Sheltering Simulation course.

Meals: Continental breakfast 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.; Lunch 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.; Dinner 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (Lunch and dinner are provided only to those who register for those meals.) Local food options are nearby. Daily snacks.

Courses: Complete descriptions are available on the Red Cross "Exchange." Participants are encouraged to select at least one of the following courses: Facilitative Leadership, Mass Care Management, Concept of Operations, Red Cross View. 

Registration: Go to Volunteer Connection --> My Shifts --> Disaster Training Institute --> March calendar

Agenda:

Thursday morning

  • Facilitative Leadership (new)
  • Frontline Supervisor
  • Disaster Client Assistance Fundamentals

Thursday afternoon

  • Facilitative Leadership (cont.)
  • Frontline Supervisor Simulation
  • CAS 2.0 (2-3 or more courses)
  • Public Affairs Fundamentals

Thursday evening

  • RC View (new)
  • CAS 2.0 (more courses)

 

Friday morning

  • Basic Instructor Specialty Training
  • Collaborating Essentials
  • Supporting Volunteers & Managing Teams (new)
  • Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings

Friday afternoon

  • Basic Instructor Specialty Tng (cont)
  • Collaborating Essentials (cont)
  • Sheltering Fundamentals
  • Concept of Operations
  • Born on the Battlefield (new)

Friday evening

  • Sheltering Simulation
  • Disaster Spiritual Care Introduction

 

Saturday morning

  • Mass Care Management
  • Government Operations 
  • Disaster Mental Health Fundamentals
  • Concept of Operations (repeat)
  • Form 5266 Fundamentals

Saturday afternoon

  • Mass Care Management (cont)
  • Government Operations (cont)
  • Supporting Volunteers & Managing Teams (repeat)
  • Psychological First Aid
  • 5266 Fundamentals (repeat)

 

 

Every morning and afternoon
An assistant is available for participants to go online and take EMBARC courses.