Free training for IHSS providers on how to prepare for, respond to, and recover from climate-related emergencies.
This specialized training will expand caregivers’ skills in their roles as essential workers and first responders during emergencies and climate-driven disasters (fire, earthquakes, extreme heat, etc).
Caregivers will learn:
- Impact of climate change on caregivers and the people they care for
- Emergency planning (emergency kits, local resources)
- First aid and CPR/AED
- Evacuating and sheltering
- Emergency communication
- Stress management and disaster psychology
Classes will be held online via Zoom, once a week for six weeks. Space is limited. If you are interested in this free training, please answer the following questions to check your eligibility.