Training

Emergency Disaster Training is available throughout the year at no charge unless specified. All courses require registration. Full-day courses provide lunch.

To sign up, contact Ed Johnson at Ed_Johnson@usc.salvationarmy.org or call 847-415-7092 for more information.

2016 Training Schedule
National Disaster Training Program (NDTP)
Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
*Training with Cadets from The Salvation Army College for Officer Training (CFOT)

Jan 19 NDTP: Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations (Part I)* 12pm – 3pm
Jan 23 EDS Safe From Harm – 1st Quarter 8am – 12pm
Feb 2 NDTP: Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations (Part II)* 12pm – 3pm
Feb 6 ServSafe® 8am – 12pm
Feb 9 NDTP: Incident Command System (Part I)* 12pm – 3pm
Feb 16 NDTP: Incident Command System (Part II)* 12pm – 3pm
Mar 5 NDTP: Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations 8am – 4pm
Mar 29 ServSafe® 12pm – 3pm
Apr 1-2 CISM: Spiritual and Psychological First Aid 8am – 4pm
Apr 5 NDTP: Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations (Part I)* 12pm – 3pm
Apr 12 NDTP: Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations (Part II)* 12pm – 3pm
Apr 23 EDS Safe From Harm – 2nd Quarter 8am – 12pm
Apr 26 NDTP: Incident Command System (Part I)* 12pm – 3pm
May 3 NDTP: Incident Command System (Part II)* 12pm – 3pm
May 20-21 CISM: Grief Following Trauma 8am – 4pm
Jun 18 NDTP: Incident Command System 8am – 4pm
Jul 23 EDS Safe From Harm – 3rd Quarter 8am – 12pm
Sep 29 EDS Volunteer Appreciation Dinner TBA
Oct 21-22 CISM: Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disasters [Revised] 8am – 4pm
Nov 5 EDS Safe From Harm – 4th Quarter 8am – 12pm

Introduction to The Salvation Army EDS, a required course for all active EDS volunteers, is available online!

Email Ed_Johnson@usc.salvationarmy.org for directions on how to sign up.