REALTORS® Disaster Relief
Community Emergency Response Team Training
Alabama REALTORS® Now Offering Community Emergency Response Team Training
Community-based preparedness planning allows us all to prepare for and respond to anticipated disruptions and potential hazards following a disaster. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program is designed to train individuals to be assets to help communities prepare for effective disaster response.
The purpose of the Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training is to teach the basic skills needed to properly respond to your community’s immediate needs in the aftermath of a disaster, when emergency services are not immediately available. By working together, CERT members can assist in saving lives and protecting property using the basic techniques taught in this course.
CERT Training Will Cover:
CERT training consists of 18 hours of instruction. Classes are taught by emergency responders, including law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel.
The course includes the following lessons:
Introduction to disasters specific to Alabama and the impact of disaster on infrastructure.
Fire Safety & Utility Controls
Learn about fire and utility hazards, fire suppression safety, and hazardous materials.
Disaster Medical Operations
Treatment strategies for life-threatening conditions and principles of triage. Patient assessment and treatment for various injuries.
Light Search & Rescue Operations
Techniques for sizing up and searching, lifting, cribbing, and removing victims; rescuer safety.
Disaster Psychology & Team Organization
The post-disaster emotional environment will be discussed. CERT organization, decision making, and documentation.
AAR Disaster Relief Fund
Overview of AAR’s Disaster Relief Fund. Learn how to help consumers who have been affected by a natural or man-made disaster apply for financial assistance through the Alabama REALTORS® Disaster Relief Fund.
A brief overview of terrorism and the weapons they use. Identifying targets in Montgomery and discussion of time/distance/shielding.
There are no Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training courses scheduled at this time.
The Alabama Association of REALTOR®; (AAR) is the largest statewide organization of real estate professionals. United by adherence to a Code of Ethics, our members work as real estate professionals in the sale, lease, appraisal and development of residential, rural, and resort properties throughout Alabama.
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Montgomery, AL 36104
Tel (334) 262-3808
Fax (334) 263-9650
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