If you want to volunteer your services and become trained to protect yourself and families
from disasters (natural and man made)...

Become a C.E.R.T. MEMBER- contact the Holland Township Police Department at (908)
995-9629 and leave your name and telephone number so we can put you on our TEAM or
email us at cert@hollandpolice.org.  We are planning on holding another class in the Spring of
2015.

                                             COURSE OVERVIEW

The C.E.R.T. Training consists of 20 hours of instruction over an eight-week period.  Classes
are taught by emergency responders, including firefighters, emergency medical and law
enforcement personnel from your community.  The course includes the following:

SESSION I: DISASTER TO PREPAREDNESS
Introduction to disasters specific to the community, and the impact if disaster on
infrastructure.

SESSION II: DISASTER FIRE SUPPRESSION
Identifying and reducing potential fire hazards and basic fire suppression.

SESSION III: DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS I
Treatment strategies for life threatening conditions and principles of triage.

SESSION IV: DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS II
Head-to-toe patient assessment and treatment for various injuries.

SESSION V: LIGHT SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS
Techniques for sizing up and searching, lifting, cribbing, and removing victims; rescue safety.

SESSION VI: PSYCHOLOGY AND TEAM ORGANIZATION
The post-disaster emotional environment will be discussed.  C.E.R.T. Organization, decision
making, and documentation.

SESSION VII: TERRORISM
A brief overview of terrorism weapons.  Identifying targets in an area and discuss
time/distance/shielding.

SESSION VIII: FINAL EXERCISE
Disaster Simulation realistic to your community.

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP TRAINING ALSO INCLUDES A SESSION ON SHELTER
OPERATIONS.
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Holland Township Police Department
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Holland Township Police Department * 61 Church Road * Milford, New Jersey 08848
Email:
tips@hollandpolice.org * Phone: (908) 995-4670

                     
                                                                                                  
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