Preparedness Training Opportunities
The Alert Chicago website gives you a complete basic overview of how to prepare your family, household and community for emergencies. However, more extensive preparedness training is available in the Chicago area through several resources.
- Household Training
- American Red Cross of Greater Chicago offers Family Care and Home Safety courses, along with first-aid, AED (Automated External Defibrillators) and CPR training
- Disaster Readiness Courses
- Red Cross of Greater Chicago
Disaster readiness courses focus on community preparation and safety, including event specific courses
- Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Skilled professionals teach CERT modules, including disaster preparedness, fire suppression, hazardous materials, light search and rescue, basic medical operations, disaster psychology, team organization, and understanding terrorism.
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