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Caregiver Resiliency and Emergency Preparedness

**CURRENTLY SERVING L.A. COUNTY ONLY!**

Free training for IHSS providers on how to prepare for, respond to, and recover from climate-related emergencies.

  • Earn a $536 stipend upon graduating!
  • Training begins mid October 2022
  • Classes held online via Zoom, once a week for six weeks

This specialized training will expand caregivers’ skills in their roles as essential workers and first responders during emergencies and climate-driven disasters (extreme heat, wildfires, power outages, smoke and ozone pollution) as well as non-climate related disasters (earthquake, pandemics, and unsafe drinking water).

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

Space is limited. If you are interested in this free training, please answer the following questions to check your eligibility.

Contact Field Coordinators:
Isabel Menjivar, 213-544-6988
isabelm@advancecaregivers.org

Stella Yoo, 213-544-7262
kyungheey@advancecaregivers.org

SUMMER 2022 CLASS SCHEDULE (VIA ZOOM)

  • Class #3242: Every Tuesday (October 4 – November 15, 2022), 6-9:30pm
  • Class #3243: Every Wednesday (October 5 – November 16, 2022), 9am-12:30pm
  • Class #3240: Every Thursday (October 6 – November 17, 2022), 6-9:30pm
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