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    • 02/10/2024
    • 03/09/2024
    • 3 sessions
    • 2470 Pulgas Avenue- East Palo Alto
    • 18
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    The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.  Learn how to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community.  

    Over the course of the CERT program, you will learn the most up-to-date information through hands-on training in basic disaster preparedness, use of a fire extinguisher, disaster medical care, first aid training, search, and rescue techniques,  and neighborhood team building. Participants of the program will learn lifesaving skills, rescuer safety, and doing the greatest good for the greatest number.

    Community Emergency Response Team In Action Video 

    The course will be taught every other Saturday over six weeks.  Each will be a full day from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM with a break for lunch.  You must attend all sessions in order to graduate as a CERT member. 

    Saturday, February 10         - Disaster Preparedness (Unit 1)
                                                   - CERT Organization (Unit 2)
                                                   - Disaster Medical Operations (Units 3-4)

    Saturday, February 24            - Disaster Psychology (Unit 5)

                                                    - Fire Safety and Utilities Control (Unit 6)

                                                    - CERT Basic Communications

                                                     
    Saturday, March 9           - Light Search and Rescue (Unit 7)
                                                    - Terrorism and Hazardous Materials Safety (Unit 8)
                                                    - Course Review & Final Exam (Unit 9)
                                                    - Disaster Simulation / Exercise

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.

    • 03/02/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Menlo Park Fire Station 1 Classroom (in back), 300 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park
    • 0
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    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.


    • 03/13/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Arrillaga Family Recreation Center Cypress Room, 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park
    • 29
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    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.


    • 03/18/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Menlo Park Fire Station 1 Classroom (in back), 300 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.

    • 03/30/2024
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • 300 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park (salón de clases detrás de la estación de bomberos 1))
    • 9
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    Preparación para Desastres y Emergencias

    Clase Enseñado en Español


    El programa de LiSTOS abarca una serie de discusiones, mismas que:

    • Se organizan por miembros de la comunidad para el beneficio de estos mismos
    • Presentan ideas básicas para la preparación en una serie de discusiones consecutivas
    • Empoderan a los participantes para educar a sus propios contactos personales
    • Toman en cuenta la sensibilidad cultural y limitaciones de tiempo

    Temas  incluidas:

    •  Identificación de Peligros y Riesgos
    •  Plan de Communicación
    •  Plan de Reunificación Familiar
    •   Interrupción de Suministro de Servicios
    •  Extinguidores de Incendios
    •   Equipo De Desastres
    •  Atención a los Heridos
    •  Organización en Casa
    •   Apoyo Emocional

    Fecha/Hora:

    Sábado, 11 de Noviembre
    8:30 am- 5:00 pm

    Ubicación:
    300 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park

    El tamaño de la clase es limitado, es necesario registrarse. La edad mínima para asistir es de 13 años. Los de 13 a 14 años deben asistir con uno de sus padres, los de 15 años en adelante pueden asistir solos.

             

    • 04/06/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • 2470 Pulgas Avenue- East Palo Alto
    • 24
    Register


     

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.


    • 04/10/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Arrillaga Family Recreation Center Cypress Room, 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park
    • 24
    Register

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.


    • 04/15/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Menlo Park Fire Station 1 Classroom (in back), 300 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park
    • 11
    Register

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.

    • 05/04/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • 2470 Pulgas Avenue- East Palo Alto
    • 34
    Register


    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.


    • 05/08/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Arrillaga Family Recreation Center Cypress Room, 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park
    • 24
    Register

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.


    • 05/09/2024
    • 06/08/2024
    • 6 sessions
    • 2470 Pulgas Avenue- East Palo Alto
    • 32
    Register




    Location Information:


    Address:  Thursday evening sessions: Menlo Park Fire Station 1 Classroom,  

                                                                    300 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park

                      Saturday final session: Urban Search and Rescue Warehouse,

                                                            2470 Pulgas Ave., East Palo Alto. 


    What to Bring: We will be working in close proximity to each other, masks are encouraged but not required.

    Please dress comfortably, but note we will be conducting the training in a converted warehouse that can get cold and we will be practicing skills that will require bending and kneeling so please wear closed toe shoes and long pants.  

    CERT Training Manual:  You will be provided with a printed copy of the CERT Training Manual when you check in.  We have gotten requests for electronic versions, so we are attaching an PDF of the manual to this email.  There is no need to print this out as we will give you a printed copy the first day of class.

    2019 Basic CERT Participant Manual.pdf

    The course will be taught over six weeks.  Thursday sessions will be held from 6:00-9:00 pm and the Saturday session will be held from 9:00 am- 4:30 pm.  You must attend all sessions in order to graduate.  


        Thursday, May 9        - Disaster Preparedness (Unit 1)
                                                   - CERT Organization (Unit 2)
                                             

        Thursday, May 16       
    - Disaster Medical Operations (Units 3-4)
                                                     
         Thursday, May 23        -  Disaster Psychology (Unit 5)
                                                   - Fire Safety and Utility Controls (Unit 6)


         Thursday, May 30         -  Terrorism and Hazardous  Materials Safety  (Unit 8)

         Saturday, June 8          - Light Search and Rescue (Unit 7)         
                                                    - Course Review & Final Exam (Unit 9)
                                                    - Disaster Simulation

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.

    • 05/20/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Menlo Park Fire Station 1 Classroom (in back), 300 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park
    • 11
    Register

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.

    • 06/01/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • 2470 Pulgas Avenue- East Palo Alto
    • 33
    Register


    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.


    • 06/12/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Arrillaga Family Recreation Center Cypress Room, 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park
    • 24
    Register

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.


    • 06/17/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Menlo Park Fire Station 1 Classroom (in back), 300 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park
    • 12
    Register

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.

    • 06/22/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • 2470 Pulgas Ave, East Palo Alto
    • 36
    Register



    • 07/06/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • 2470 Pulgas Avenue- East Palo Alto
    • 36
    Register


    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.


    • 07/10/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Arrillaga Family Recreation Center Cypress Room, 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park
    • 24
    Register

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.


    • 07/15/2024
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Menlo Park Fire Station 1 Classroom (in back), 300 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park
    • 12
    Register

    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.

    • 07/20/2024
    • 08/24/2024
    • 3 sessions
    • 2470 Pulgas Avenue- East Palo Alto
    • 36
    Register




    The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.  Learn how to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community.  

    Over the course of the CERT program, you will learn the most up-to-date information through hands-on training in basic disaster preparedness, use of a fire extinguisher, disaster medical care, first aid training, search, and rescue techniques,  and neighborhood team building. Participants of the program will learn lifesaving skills, rescuer safety, and doing the greatest good for the greatest number.

    Community Emergency Response Team In Action Video 

    The course will be taught every other Saturday over six weeks.  Each will be a full day from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM with a break for lunch.  You must attend all sessions in order to graduate as a CERT member. 

    Saturday, July 20         - Disaster Preparedness (Unit 1)
                                                   - CERT Organization (Unit 2)
                                                   - Disaster Medical Operations (Units 3-4)

    Saturday, August 10            - Disaster Psychology (Unit 5)

                                                    - Fire Safety and Utilities Control (Unit 6)

                                                    - CERT Basic Communications

                                                     
    Saturday, August 24           - Light Search and Rescue (Unit 7)
                                                    - Terrorism and Hazardous Materials Safety (Unit 8)
                                                    - Course Review & Final Exam (Unit 9)
                                                    - Disaster Simulation / Exercise
    Class size is limited, registration is required.  Minimum age to attend is 13 years old.  Those ages 13-14 must attend with a parent, ages 15 and older may attend on their own.