Webinar on Best Practices for Community Emergency Response Team Participants

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Individual and Community Preparedness Division is hosting a webinar that focuses on practices that will help ensure a positive and accessible experience for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) participants with disabilities and others with access and functional needs on July 15, 2015 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm EDT. Guest speakers include: Gay Jones, FEMA Office of Disability Integration and Coordination (ODIC); Kathryn Gerk, Emergency Services Manager, Richmond, CA Fire Department; and Jennifer Fales, Emergency Management Coordinator, Kansas City, MO Office of Emergency Management. Speakers will share their insights and advice on how to engage and include individuals with disabilities and others with access and functional needs in CERT training and activities, lessons they’ve learned from their experiences, and how their efforts have benefitted their programs and communities. Register now.

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