DAT – Disaster Assessment Team Training

4 hour training – 9:00AM – 1:00PM Riverbend Church in Quad 3, 4214 Capital of Texas Highway, Austin, TX 78746 Training is FREE! DAT is the tip of the spear in disaster response. DAT teams are ADRN’s first boots on the ground in the disaster field. They identify the area and degree of destruction. Their assessments provide leadership with the critical information necessary to properly deploy resources and volunteers. This training will cover spiritual readiness for first response; disaster assessment procedures, roles and challenges; safety and typical hazards encountered; and a practice disaster assessment. To qualify for DAT designation, participants must be CERT or ham radio trained, 21 years old, and in good physical condition. Others not presently qualified may participate to receive DAT designation upon completing prerequisite training. REGISTER HERE

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IMT – Incident Management Team Training

6 hour training – 9:00AM – 3:00PM (with breaks) – Lunch is provided! ADRN Headquarters, 1122 E. 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723 Training is FREE! IMT (Incident Management Team) Training – Course Time 5 hours: The Incident Management Team (IMT) is a key leadership team composed of experienced and trained volunteers that ADRN relies on in times of deployment. The role of an IMT member is to assist with the planning and management of ADRN deployments of both ADRN badged volunteers and community volunteers. These deployments are in times of disaster preparedness, such as simulation, and times of disaster response. ADRN goal is to have a deep bench of trained IMT members across all 12 sectors of the ADRN 5-County region. The IMT training will provide a refresher on the Incident Command System (ICS) and a focused discussion on how ADRN utilizes the ICS to achieve the assigned operational objective (e.g., CISM debriefing at an intake center or door-to-door; muck-out/clean-out, donations management, etc) in a God-honoring manner. Following completion of the IMT training, and certification as a member of the IMT, opportunities will be made available to practice the IMT skills through the use of disaster simulations. Pre-requisites to take this…

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IMT – Incident Management Team Training

6 hour training – 9:00AM – 3:00PM (with breaks) – Lunch is provided! ADRN Headquarters, 1122 E. 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723 Training is FREE! IMT (Incident Management Team) Training – Course Time 5 hours: The Incident Management Team (IMT) is a key leadership team composed of experienced and trained volunteers that ADRN relies on in times of deployment. The role of an IMT member is to assist with the planning and management of ADRN deployments of both ADRN badged volunteers and community volunteers. These deployments are in times of disaster preparedness, such as simulation, and times of disaster response. ADRN goal is to have a deep bench of trained IMT members across all 12 sectors of the ADRN 5-County region. The IMT training will provide a refresher on the Incident Command System (ICS) and a focused discussion on how ADRN utilizes the ICS to achieve the assigned operational objective (e.g., CISM debriefing at an intake center or door-to-door; muck-out/clean-out, donations management, etc) in a God-honoring manner. Following completion of the IMT training, and certification as a member of the IMT, opportunities will be made available to practice the IMT skills through the use of disaster simulations. Pre-requisites to take this…

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I AM Ready Basic Training & Preparedness – ADRN HQ

I AM Ready Basic Training & Preparedness ADRN Headquarters, 1122 E. 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723 6:30 PM-9:00 PM – April 8, 2021 Every new volunteer who wants to join the ADRN network is required to take this 2.5 hour class to give you an introduction to ADRN, information about ADRN training, a training roadmap for volunteers, badging/credentials, how emergency response works in Greater Austin and CERT individual/family preparedness training. Every volunteer who completes this course will receive an ADRN badge and become a certified ADRN volunteer. REGISTER HERE

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Preparedness Peace Training – Life Church Leander

Training is $35 prepaid online before March 22 & $45 thereafter and at the door. Location:  Life Church, 1393 E. Woodview, Leander, TX 78641 Training dates are Tuesdays starting March 23 and ending May 4 – 6:30PM-8:30PM  Preparedness Peace covers topics of: Why Prepare, Teamwork and the Power of a Plan, How to be Water Wise and Food Sense, Power Alley, Having a Safe Home, About Grab & Go Bags, and Establishing Home Security. What you will accomplish by the end of Preparedness Peace is family plans and documents, safe home assessment, lighting and energy plans for power outage, evacuation plans with maps and routes, minimum three day food and water storage, car kit, home emergency supplies established, grab and go bags, shelter-in-place room and supplies and spiritual preparedness. The manual includes grab & go bag information, car and preparedness checklist, and more. This class is open to anyone that wants whether you are a member of this church or not. A completion certificate will be given to those who purchase a book and complete the class. REGISTER HERE

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