Unique Training Opportunity For CERT Members
Released: 4/13/2012
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The Cuyahoga County Board of Health has announced that it will offer a unique training opportunity for Red Cross, MRC, CERT and other volunteers who will be expected to interact with people with access and functional needs in a shelter or during a Point of Dispensing (POD)
This will be a series of sessions, approximately once a month. The first session is scheduled for Monday, May 7, starting at 6:30 PM and ending no later than 8:30 PM. The first session will be at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, 5550 Venture Drive, Parma 44130.
The first presenter at this session will explain the reasons to address the needs of all community members when volunteering in a shelter or a POD. The second presenter will discuss issues of etiquette when interacting with people with access and functional needs. The presenters for the May session will be from LEAP (Linking, Employment, Abilities and Potential).
Please register no later than Friday, May 4. Use the following link to access the online registration form: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8556SQL. If you do not have Internet access or if you have questions about this series, please contact Karen Seidman at (216) 314-0896.

Information provided by:
The City of Lyndhurst, Ohio @ www.lyndhurstohio.gov