- Step 1: Understanding the Phases of Disaster
- Step 2: Read about filling out your Risk Assessment worksheet
- Step 3: Download and Fill Out your Risk Assessment
- Day 2: Hazards and Risk Assessment
- Resource Inventories (4 files)
- Relief and Recovery
- Creating Your Networks and Mapping Your Assets
- Vulnerable Populations
Caroline is the Associate Director for Domestic Disaster Response for Week of Compassion. Caroline's passion is connecting people with the creative, re-creative power of the living God through stories and faithful action, and she believes a life of faith is about becoming part of God’s ongoing work in the world. She holds a Master of Divinity from Claremont School of Theology and a BA from Texas Christian University, where she studied English, religion, and political science. Before joining the staff of Week of Compassion, she served as Transitional Associate Minister at Newtown Congregational Church (UCC) in Newtown, CT, where her emphases were in faith formation and outreach.
This 5 day course will prepare you for the disaster you never saw coming NOW so that you will be effective when that time comes.
In just 5 hours, Rev. Caroline Hamilton-Arnold will guide you through the best practices of disaster response and recovery. Best of all, when you purchase the course, you have immediate access to it.
Join Caroline Hamilton-Arnold, Associate Director for Domestic Disaster Response at Week of Compassion, to find out the critical steps your church needs to take now to prepare.
Having a plan in place will enable your ministry to be effective and to help the maximum number of people when disaster strikes.
Churches from all denominational backgrounds are welcome -- in fact, ecumenical partnership is a huge benefit when it comes to disaster response!
**Eligible for CEUs for Clergy** (Email Katy Valentine at email@example.com for more information)
This course is the equivalent of the training you would receive from an in-person training with Week of Compassion
Is this course for you? In it you will discover:
The cycle of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery (with consideration for your area) so that you can effectively place your church IN this cycle for maximum responsiveness
The typical responses and available resources so that you can maximize time, dollars, and human resources
The emotional responses to disaster so that you can intervene before a crisis occurs in your congregation and others whom you serve
Proceeds benefit Week of Compassion and DSF.
Still have a few questions? Contact Katy Valentine,
Director of Online Learning