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Deaf Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) February 2018

All Hands On, Inc.
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Feb 10 8:30AM - 5:00PM

What is Deaf CERT:CERTstands 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 Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) CERT Certified Instructors.

What to expect: CERT is taught over 3 Saturdays. February 10th, 17th, and 24th. To graduate you must compete all 21 hours - 7 hours each Saturday. There are 9units 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 too! Earn 2.1 Professional Studies CEU's!

What if I came to CERT before, but missed a day or two? You are welcome to join us and finish up your hours. 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 1on Saturday February 10th.If you missed Day 2 of a previous training, then come to Day 2on Saturday February 17th.And if you missed Day 3 of a previous training, then come to Day 3on Saturday February 24th.

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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