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Salvation Army Advanced Disaster Training Courses

Salvation Army advanced courses are designed for experienced disaster workers who are looking to develop more sophisticated skills or who will be serving in supervisory positions. Most of advanced training courses teach participants how to manage specific sections or sub-sections of the Incident Command System.
 
Disaster Social Services
This course examines The Salvation Army's social service philosophy and applies it during a disaster relief operation. It also discusses how to set up a client-centered assistance program.
Who Should Take This Course: Disaster workers interested in supervising disaster social services work
Prerequisites: Introduction to The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services, Incident Command System (ICS)
Duration: 8.0 hours
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Disaster Volunteer Management
This course will train participants to serve as a Salvation Army volunteer coordinator within the Finance and Administration function during a disaster relief operation. It also looks at critical issues in volunteer management, such as how to effectively coordinate spontaneous volunteers.
Who Should Take This Course: Disaster workers interested in serving in the Finance & Administration function as a Volunteer Coordinator
Prerequisites: Introduction to The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services, Incident Command System (ICS)
Duration: 8.0 hours
Download the Course Fact Sheet
 
Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disaster Operations
This course examines the unique ministry The Salvation Army offers during a disaster event and identifies appropriate spiritual care support techniques for traumatized disaster survivors.
Who Should Take This Course: Disaster workers interested in serving in the Emotional & Spiritual Care function
Prerequisites: Introduction to The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services, Incident Command System (ICS)
Duration: 16.0 hours
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Finance & Administration
This course prepares participants to work within the Finance & Administration function of the Incident Command System. Participants will learn how to manage reports, request and deploy personnel, and how to report statistics.
Who Should Take This Course: Disaster workers interested in serving in the Finance & Administration function
Prerequisites: Introduction to The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services, Incident Command System (ICS)
Duration: 8.0 hours
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Incident Command System (ICS)
This course provides participants with a general orientation to The Salvation Army Incident Command System (ICS) and explains how it is used to command, control and coordinate disaster relief operations.
Who Should Take This Course: All disaster workers interested in serving in a supervisory position within a Salvation Army disaster relief operation
Prerequisites: Introduction to The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services
Duration: 8.0 hours
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Liaison Officer
This course prepares participants to serve as a Liaison Officer within the Liaison function of the Incident Command System. Participants will learn how to interact with government and voluntary partners and examine the role of an Emergency Operations Center during a disaster.
Who Should Take This Course: Disaster workers interested in serving in the Liaison function
Prerequisites: Introduction to The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services, Incident Command System (ICS)
Duration: 8.0 hours
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Public Information Officer
This course trains participants to serve as Public Information Officer in the Public Information function during a Salvation Army disaster relief operation and to effectively communicate "The Salvation Army's story" to both internal and external media.
Who Should Take This Course: Disaster workers and public relations professionals responsible for serving in the Public Information function
Prerequisites: Introduction to The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services, Incident Command System (ICS)
Duration: 8.0 hours
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Safety Officer
This course trains participants to serve as Safety Officer within the Incident Command System during a Salvation Army disaster relief operation. Participants will be trained to assess safety and risks within an operation and techniques to mitigate those risks. Accident prevention will be stressed.
Who Should Take This Course: Disaster workers and risk management professionals responsible for serving in the Safety function
Prerequisites: Introduction to The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services, Incident Command System (ICS)
Duration: 8.0 hours
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Train-the-Trainer

This course trains participants to serve as instructors within The Salvation Army's National Disaster Training Program (NDTP). The course stresses effective teachnig techniques and how to faciltate an effective group learning environment. The class includes opportunities for participants to "practice" teach.

Who Should Take This Course: Disaster workers seeking to qualify as a disaster training program instructors
Prerequisites: Introduction to The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services
Duration: 16.0 hours
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