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Detroit Community Emergency Response Team Training


The City of Detroit Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (DHSEM) facilitates a 4-day training course for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers. The next CERT training is on the following days:

Thursday, March 23, 5:30 pm - 9 pm

Friday, March 24, 5:30 pm - 9 pm

Saturday, March 25, 10 am - 4 pm

Saturday, April 1, 10 am - 4 pm

The free CERT training includes disaster preparedness, fire safety, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, terrorism, the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED), how to bandage wounds, basic medical treatment such as how to treat burns, fractures, strains, and hypothermia, and other life-saving techniques.  The training is conducted by the Detroit Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Detroit Fire Department, and Detroit EMS. 

Pre-registration is required.  To register for the training, visit www.detroitmi.gov/dhsem and click on Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).  For more information, call 313-596-1742 or 313-596-1284.

Ford Resource and Engagement Center

15491 Maddelein St. Detroit, MI 48216