From Carolyn Bluhm, Community Relations Specialist with the City and County of Denver, Mayor's Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. If you have any questions about this program, contact Carolyn at (720) 865-7698 or via email at Carolyn.Bluhm@denvergov.org.
“Take PART” is Denver’s Citizen Emergency Readiness Training (FEMA course IS317), is a partnering effort between emergency services and the people they serve. The course is for emergency personnel to train people in our communities in basic preparedness skills.
This disaster preparedness and readiness training program will include how to plan for a disaster and basic response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, disaster medical operations, public health information and terrorist information. At the completion of this training, participants are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in our community.
March training classes will be:
When: March 4, 6:00pm to 9:00pm, March 6 and 13, 2010, 8:00am – 5:30pm each day,
Location for March 4, 6:00p to 9:00p and 13, 8:00a to 5:30p: Denver Police Dept., Station #1, 1311 W 46 Ave, Denver CO 80211
Location for March 6, 8:00a to 5:30p: Denver Police Dept., Station #3, 1625 S University Blvd. Denver, CO 80210 (All classes required for certificate)
When: March 16 and 18, 2010, 8:00am – 5:30pm
Location: Denver Human Service, 1200 Federal Blvd. Denver, CO
(Both days required for a certificate)
When: March 23 and 25, 2010, 8:00am to 5:30pm (sponsored by the Colorado Federal Executive Board)
Location: Denver Federal Center, Bldg 25 Lecture Hall, Entrance E14 (posted on the exterior of the building) (Both days required for a certificate)
** All Classes Disaster Exercise - April 10, 2010, 8:00 to 2:00**
How much: NO COST to participants.
Registration is on line: www.Denvergov.org/oem
Sponsored by: Denver Human Services; Colorado Federal Executive Board, Denver’s Mayor's Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEM); Denver Fire Department, Denver Police Department, Colorado North Center Region, Department of Homeland Security
For more information about additional training opportunities, contact the City and County of Denver, Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security: visit www.Denvergov.org/oem, email DenverCERT@denvergov.org or call (720) 865-7600.
Please Note: “Take PART”, Denver’s Citizen Emergency Readiness Training program is not a “Community Emergency Response Team” or organization.