Disaster Spiritual Care Worker Training

This (4-hour) course prepares lay leaders and caregivers to provide basic spiritual and emotional care during deployment in emergency settings such as mass-care facilities, evacuation centers, and Point of Distribution (POD) sites, as well as within their own house of worship or religious institution. Designed as a half-day or evening session, this training provides a basic introduction to Disaster Spiritual Care, Disaster Mental Health, and Self-Care, in an interactive format. Each registrant must be endorsed for this training and/or currently serve as a professional chaplain and/or credentialed religious leader. (Prerequisite: FEMA IS-100.C – an online course on the Incident Command System.)

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