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Port Alberni Training

 

Port Alberni Training

March 17th – 20th, 2016

Locations:

Salvation Army
4841 Redford Street
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 3P3
250-723-6913

Times:

Morning Session
8:30am – 12:00pm

Afternoon Session
12:30pm – 4:00pm

Training

Reception Centres & Applied Training

Learn about the basic functions of a reception centre during emergencies or disasters. This three and a half (3.5) hour workshop covers the fundamentals for ESS responders who may be called upon to work in, or support the activities at a reception centre. The purpose of this workshop is to prepare ESS responders for working in local facilities designated as reception centres.

Apply Reception Centre (RC) skills and practices in a mentored functional exercise. Practice key basic RC tasks by responding to a mock emergency affecting a community. This exercise can also be used as a venue for identifying further RC training and planning needs. The purpose of this workshop is to increase the learner’s proficiency in performing some basic RC functions.

Group Lodgings

Learn about the basic functions of a group lodging facility during emergencies or disasters. This three and a half (3.5) hour course covers the fundamentals for ESS responders who may be called upon to work in, or support the activities at a group lodging facility. The purpose of this course is to prepare ESS responders for working in local facilities designated as group lodging.

Registration & Referrals

Registration and Referrals describes the process for registering evacuees and for providing them with referrals for food, clothing, and lodging. It also covers basic interviewing skills. The course includes completion of the ESS File (Registration and Service Record) and Referral forms.

Documentation

Documentation Unit records the distribution of Referral forms and tracks the allocation of Food, Clothing and Lodgings. This important information is used for completing Situation Reports that are forwarded onto the Emergency Operation Centre.

On-Line Training recommended prior to March 17th – 20th training

Introduction to Emergency Social Services (EMRG-1600)

Explore the Emergency Social Services (ESS) program in BC and learn personal preparedness requirements for ESS workers. This course consists of two modules: Module 1 provides an overview of the ESS program in BC; Module 2 describes personal preparedness for ESS workers. This course is a prerequisite for all other ESS courses. It is offered online and by correspondence. (Formerly ESS100).

Introduction to Reception Centres (EMRG1610)

Learn about the basic functions of a reception centre during emergencies or disasters. This three and a half (3.5) hour course covers the fundamentals for ESS responders who may be called upon to work in, or support the activities at a reception centre. The purpose of this course is to prepare ESS responders for working in local facilities designated as reception centres. This interactive 3.5 hour course is available through classroom-based, online, and community-based learning, featuring collaborative activities.

Level One Emergency Social Services (EMRG-1607)

Learn how the tools to respond to a Level One Emergency Social Services call-out. A Level One response is for up to 10 people or 2 families. When people are forced to evacuate their homes due to a fire, flood, land slide for example, Emergency Social Services can provide referrals for Food, Clothing & Lodgings up to 72 hours subject to their individual situation.

About Sproat Lake Community Association

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