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)
Introduction to The Salvation Army EDS, a required course for all active EDS volunteers, is available online.
- Visit our online training website for the state of Illinois at http://disaster.salvationarmyusa.org/training.
- Scroll to the bottom of the list and select Register for Introduction to The Salvation Army Disaster Services for the Metropolitan Division.
- A link to begin the class will be sent to you via email within one business day
|May 20-21||CISM: Grief Following Trauma
You must attend both days to receive certification of completion
|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 15||ServSafe® – Kroc Center, Chicago||8am – 12pm|
|Oct 21-22||CISM: Emotional and Spiritual Care in Disasters [Revised]||8am – 4pm|
|Nov 5||EDS Safe From Harm – 4th Quarter||8am – 12pm|