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    Disaster-ResponseIntroduction To The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services

    In The Salvation Army, preparation for disaster response is an important part of their ability to respond when disaster strikes.  When disasters occur, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services rely on trained volunteers to help serve and respond in times of need.

    We encourage your to join us at our next Emergency Disaster Services Trainings to gain an overview of The Salvation Army’s mission and its role within disaster work.  Participants will learn how to prepare and equip themselves to help us serve your local community in times of crisis.

    WHAT: Introduction to The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services

    WHEN: Saturday, April 29, 2017

    WHERE: The Salvation Army, 1111 W. Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

    TIME: 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM

    Safe From Harm- Level 1

    Safe From Harm (SFH) is a comprehensive program, complete with model guidelines, designed to assist The Salvation Army’s corps and social service institutions in their efforts to protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse.

    WHAT: Safe From Harm- Emergency Disaster Services- Level 1

    WHEN: Saturday, April 29, 2017

    WHERE: The Salvation Army Central Arkansas, 1111 W. Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.

    TIME: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM

    For more information or to register for this training, please contact Michelle Scroggins at 501-374-9296 ext. 110 or email her at michelle.scroggins@uss.salvationarmy.org.

    Ministry Of Presence

    The Salvation Army disaster service is more than just physical care; it also emotional and spiritual support. This course will explore appropriate emotional and spiritual care from its most basic level of “just being there” to the deeper aspects of pastoral counseling and referral. This is a highly interactive course that will both challenge and help participants to care for both others and themselves during a disaster deployment.

    Primary Audience

    This course is designed for new disaster workers who are interested in understanding the basic principles of responsible and appropriate emotional and spiritual care on disaster operations. The target audience includes anyone who is interested in emotional and spiritual and is not limited to clergy.

    WHAT: Ministry of Presence

    WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 2017

    WHERE: The Salvation Army Central Arkansas, 1111 W. Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.

    TIME: 1:00 PM- 5:00 PM

    For more information or to register for this training, please contact Michelle Scroggins at 501-374-9296 ext. 110 or email her at michelle.scroggins@uss.salvationarmy.org.

    ServSafe Food Handler

    This course introduces participants to the basics of safe food handling. The course explains how food can become unsafe through time-temperature abuse, cross-contamination, and improper cleaning and sanitizing, and emphasizes the importance good personal hygiene plays in limiting the spread of dangerous pathogens.

    WHAT: ServSafe Food Handler

    WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 2017

    WHERE: The Salvation Army Central Arkansas, 1111 W. Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.

    TIME: 8:30 AM- 12:30 PM

    For more information or to register for this training, please contact Michelle Scroggins at 501-374-9296 ext. 110 or email her at michelle.scroggins@uss.salvationarmy.org.


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