6 hour online course on Psychological First Aid. Gives you tools to help a child, a teen, an adult or a whole family
when tragedy strikes.
Psychological First Aid
From the University of Minnesota:
Free and Continuing Education Credits
NIMS and ICS: A Primer for Volunteers
provides an initial orientation to the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) for
individuals who plan to volunteer during an emergency or disaster. he course is designed to help volunteers understand the standardized organizational structure and
communication system they are likely to encounter while responding to a crisis. Additionally, this training can serve as a
'just in time' review of these basic principles.
Disaster in Franklin County: A Public
simulation, the learner will assume the perspective of various public health professionals responding to a natural disaster.
They will make decisions on behalf of a county public health director, a public health nurse, an environmental health specialist,
and other public health professionals. By approaching the emerging public health issues from these perspectives, the players
gain a deeper understanding of the issues at hand, the decisions that colleagues in other disciplines face, and how those
decisions impact his or her area of expertise.
Zoonoses (Public Health Emergency Training
This online module describes the
types and transmission of zoonotic diseases, identifies zoonoses of public health significance, and outlines general principles
and procedures for surveillance and emergency preparedness.
POD- Points of Dispensing
This training is designed to provide an overview and orientation to the general operations
of a POD. It is intended to complement just-in-time training provided at the time of deployment. Public health staff and volunteers
may find this training beneficial. Participants are eligible to receive a certificate upon completion of the training, which
includes a pre-test, post-test, and evaluation.
Through a unique partnership between
the Public Health Foundation and the United States Department of Agriculture's Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), seven educational
modules, previously only available through WIC Learning Online, are now accessible to all MRC volunteers on MRC-TRAIN (www.mrc.train.org).
The seven WIC training modules available
on MRC-TRAIN are (MRC-TRAIN Course ID in parentheses):
WIC 101: (Course ID 1040957)
Communicating with Participants: (Course ID 1040958)
Counseling Skills: (Course ID 1040959)
Reaching Participants through WIC: (Course
Infants: Nourishing Attitudes and Techniques: (Course ID 1040961)
Value Enhanced Nutrition Assessment (VENA): (Course ID 1040962)
WIC Breastfeeding Basics: (Course ID 1041073)
WIC training modules