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 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)

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 for directions on how to sign up.