2016 Teen CERT Training – Sign up by July 1st!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Michael Powell, Jr. Desk: 504-297-2465 mpowell@ppgov.net

2016 TEEN CERT REGISTRATION

BELLE CHASSE, LA – TEEN CERT gives your child the opportunity to gain lifelong skills to protect family, friends and themselves. This event is free and open to residents from Plaquemines, Jefferson, Orleans and St. Bernard Parishes.

Plaquemines Parish teenagers will have an amazing opportunity available to learn at separate events about basic disaster preparedness response skills which include:

  • first aid
  • fire safety
  • search and rescue
  • team building skills
  • disaster medical operations

Instruction will also include: the dangers of drinking and driving, texting and driving, terrorism awareness, and bullying. Hands on training will also be given in CPR and the proper use of a fire extinguisher. In an effort to put the lessons into practical use, camp attendees will participate in field exercises with simulated scenarios. Tulane University will host the 2016 Teen CERT Camp, July 11th thru 15th.For more information please contact 504-913-1442. The registration deadline is July 1, 2016.

2016 Teen CERT Training

 

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