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Saturday, December 10
 

9:00am

Psychological First Aid
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Psychological First Aid is a basic level, instructor-led course. It provides a framework for understanding the factors that affect stress responses in disaster relief workers and the clients they serve. Participants engage in practice exercises and complete a self-review questionnaire.       
Threre are no prerequisites for this course.

Saturday December 10, 2016 9:00am - 1:00pm
Hall A GNY HQ
  • Prerequisites None

9:30am

Everyone is Welcome
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will inform the audience about the Red Cross commitment to excellent service delivery to individuals with access and functional needs including those with disabilities. Tips will be included for providing service to individuals with access and functional needs including those with disabilities. 

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Saturday December 10, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Hall C
  • Prerequisites None

9:30am

Concept of Operations Workshop
Concept of Operations Workshop is a half day, basic level, instructor-led workshop. It is for all disaster workers, and is designed as a follow up to Concept of Operations Overview, as well as an interactive familiarization with key ideas and practices from the Concept of Operations. 

**See Prerequisites**

Saturday December 10, 2016 9:30am - 1:00pm
Boardroom 3rd Floor
  • Prerequisites Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview • Concept of Operations Overview • Operations Planning Fundamentals • Incident Reporting Fundamentals 

9:30am

Staff Services Fundamentals
Limited Capacity seats available

Staff Services Fundamentals is a basic level, instructor-led course that is designed to inform participants how to successfully complete Staff Services tasks on a disaster operation and provide anticipatory customer service and support to assigned disaster workers. The primary focus of this course is directed toward regional staff but also provides the tools to support a larger disaster operation.

**See Prerequisites**

Saturday December 10, 2016 9:30am - 5:00pm
Conference 2B
  • Prerequisites •Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview • Deployment Fundamentals • Volunteer Connection Disaster Management

10:45am

Logistics: First 48 Hours

Learn how to effectively scale-up within the region to a larger response; strategies and practical steps to setup for success. Good for Logistics workers starting jobs or those managing scale-up; those who want to learn early Logistics strategies.


Saturday December 10, 2016 10:45am - 1:00pm
Hall C

10:45am

Red Cross Red Crescent Movement

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is a global humanitarian network of 80 million people (more than 17 million volunteers) that helps those facing disaster, conflict and health and social problems. It consists of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the 190 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Class (two hours) explores the history of the Movement from its inception with the ICRC in 1863 all the way to the three components of the Movement today. The second part of the course describes in more details the structures and activities of the ICRC, the IFRC and the 190 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.


Saturday December 10, 2016 10:45am - 1:00pm
Classroom D

2:00pm

Everyone is Welcome
Limited Capacity filling up

This presentation will inform the audience about the Red Cross commitment to excellent service delivery to individuals with access and functional needs including those with disabilities. Tips will be included for providing service to individuals with access and functional needs including those with disabilities. 

Thre are no prerequisites for this course.

Saturday December 10, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hall C
  • Prerequisites None

3:15pm

Logistics: First 48 Hours

Learn how to effectively scale-up within the region to a larger response; strategies and practical steps to setup for success. Good for Logistics workers starting jobs or those managing scale-up; those who want to learn early Logistics strategies.


Saturday December 10, 2016 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Hall C

3:15pm

Box Truck Workshop

If you are interested in driving a GNY box truck this is your first step.  This class will introduce you to our vehicles, what you need to know before getting behind the wheel of any box truck.  It will familiarize you using a lift gate and the proper securing of a load.  One you have completed this class a hands on driving plan can be scheduled


Saturday December 10, 2016 3:15pm - 6:00pm
Hall C

3:30pm

Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross

The Fundamental Principles guide the work and decisions of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement for all Red Cross Red Crescent workers in all situations and at all times.

Proclaimed in Vienna in 1965, the seven Fundamental Principles bond together the Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. They guarantee the continuity of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement and its humanitarian work.

In 2015, National Societies, the IFRC and the ICRC will come together to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the Fundamental Principles.

The 2-hour class describes the history of these Principles and how they were developed based on the Movement’s experience responding to suffering and needs over the previous century. The course further describes each the Fundamental Principles and explains how they are at once operational and aspirational, and serve both as a guide for action and as the Movement’s common identity and purpose.  



There are no prerequisites for this course.

Saturday December 10, 2016 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Classroom D
  • Prerequisites None
 
Sunday, December 11
 

9:00am

Shelter Fundamentals
Limited Capacity seats available

Shelter Fundamentals is a basic level course that introduces the guidelines and procedures for setting up, running and closing a shelter during a disaster. Referencing shelter checklists, participants will work on a case study that takes them through four of the six phases of the Sheltering Process: Resourcing, Opening, Operating and Closing.

**see prerequisites**

Sunday December 11, 2016 9:00am - 1:00pm
Hall C
  • Prerequisites Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview

9:30am

DRO Exercise
The Disaster Relief Operation (DRO) Headquarters (HQ) is the coordinating entity tasked with managing the disaster from a macro level.  In this mock disaster environment, participants will be assigned a role in the operation and given tools and guidance to assist them through managing the disaster.  No experience necessary.  

Sunday December 11, 2016 9:30am - 1:00pm
EOC

10:45am

Logistics: In Kind Donations
In-Kind Donations on Disaster Relief Operations Fundamentals is a basiclevel, instructor-led course that introduces the responsibilities and tasks ofan In-Kind Donations responder working in Logistics operations on adisaster operation. Participants engage in activities and scenarios that RedCross Supply workers typically encounter when working on a Red Crossdisaster operation.

Sunday December 11, 2016 10:45am - 1:00pm
Hall A GNY HQ

2:00pm

Everyone is Welcome
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will inform the audience about the Red Cross commitment to excellent service delivery to individuals with access and functional needs including those with disabilities. Tips will be included for providing service to individuals with access and functional needs including those with disabilities. 

There are no prerequisites to this course.

Sunday December 11, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
GNY HQ 520 W 49th St
  • Prerequisites None

2:00pm

Logistics: Facilities

An introduction to the new guidance and discussion of best practices for the selection, inspection, and operation of DRO facilities.  Good for new, interested or existing Logistics team members.

 


Sunday December 11, 2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm
GNY HQ 520 W 49th St