CERT+ & CISM+ Training

ADRN’s belief is that all Christians should have CISM and CERT training to give them the best ability to serve those affected by disaster, whether disaster strikes their own neighborhood or our city. Below you will find the training descriptions, hours and ways to register.

Register for both before August 13th and SAVE.
Bundle Price is $150.

SPECIAL FREE TRAINING PROGRAM OFFER: Volunteer 28 hours at ADRN’s Hope Family Thrift Store in exchange for FREE CERT Training (28 hour course)! A voucher will be given after your service time in the store, required before the course dates. Take the voucher to Sharon in lieu of course payment! For questions, email sharon@adrntx.org.

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Preliminary Advanced Training

It is highly recommended (but not required) that volunteers desiring to complete advanced training start with either CERT or CISM training.

Physical Support Basic Training

CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) – Course Time 28 hours:  This 6 day, FEMA backed, nationally recognized course will equip and train you in the essentials of disaster preparedness for your local community, such as Fire Safety, Light Search & Rescue, Disaster Medical Operations & Psychology, Terrorism and Disaster Simulation.  This is an excellent course and well worth the time invested in it!  You will be able to use the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, to assist others in your neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help.  Minimal age limit is 14 years of age with guardian.  You must take all 6 days in order to receive certification.  (RC Level 2) (Scholarship pricing available). Bundle registration with CISM+ before August 13th and pay only $150 for both trainings. Early bird pricing ends September 5th for CERT+ training being offered in October.

October 5, 6, 8, 13, & 14 (6:30PM-10:00PM)
October 17th SIMULATION (8:00AM-5:00PM)

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 Watch our CERT video for a preview of the course, click here.

Emotional Support Basic Training

CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) – Course Time 14 hours:  CISM training is presented by ADRN’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT).  CISM Training helps people in all times of crisis and when called to the mission field.  This training will equip volunteers to deal with the mental, emotional and spiritual issues most people encounter in times of disaster, including trauma, learning crisis intervention techniques and much more.  All participants will receive a certificate of completion after 14 hours of course time.  This training is also recommended for teens 16 years of age and above.  CISM is an internationally recognized training. (RC Level 2) Training cost is $95 when you register before July 14th. (Scholarship pricing available). Bundle registration with CERT+ before August 13th and pay only $150 for both trainings. Early bird pricing for CISM+ is no longer available.

August 14th (6:00 PM-10:00 PM)
August 15th (8:00 AM-6:00 PM)

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