DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency is hosting a free Community Emergency Response Team training workshop. The nine-week workshop begins on June 15 and will be 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at DeKalb Fire Rescue Headquarters, 1950 West Exchange Place, Tucker.
Participants will learn what to do before, during and after a disaster occurs. The workshop will also train citizens to care for family members and neighbors.
Course topics include:
• Disaster preparedness
• Basic fire suppression
• Medical operations
• Light search and rescue operations
• Disaster psychology
• Team organization and terrorism
• Autism awareness
Information: Emergency Management specialist, Thomas Paige at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-406-7858.