Psychological and Spiritual Care: Yourself and Your Community in Times of S...

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Bethel Lutheran Church

10181 Finch Avenue

Cupertino, CA 95014

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Are you active in caring for people during emergencies, disasters and other crises? This free class will equip you to provide culturally competent psychological and spiritual care, particularly for vulnerable populations (youth, elderly and others) during crises.

It is designed especially for Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), ham radio operators (ARES/RACES), Medical Reserve Corps and caring ministry volunteers, such as Stephen Ministers. Curriculum is based on Psychological First Aid, CERT Disaster Psychology and Critical Incident Stress Management.

Instructor

Nick Arnett - former paramedic experienced in national and international disaster response, communications, crisis intervention and public safety chaplaincy.


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Do I have to sign up in advance?

Yes - class space is limited.

Do I need to print my ticket?

No, we we have a sign-in sheet.

What if I cannot attend?

Please use the "Cancel Order" option on the Tickets page. Note that this is not available on mobile devices. Please contact the organizers (see below) if you are unable to cancel your ticket. You can transfer your ticket to another person.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Attendees should be 16 or older. No ID will be required.

Is parking available?

Parking is available in the church parking lot, behind the building on Sorenson Ave. Please do not use Cupertino High School (across the street) parking lots.

What can I bring into the event?

Feel free to bring a lunch. Limited refrigeration will be available. There are also many nearby restaurants. There will be a one-hour lunch break. Sorry, but no recording of this class will be allowed.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email: crisiscare@trainingforsafety.com. Email us if you would like to be contacted for future similar classes or are interested in hosting one.


Some parts of this class, typically related to participants' past experiences, may be emotionally distressing to some, who are encouraged to leave the training at any point if they find the material excessively distressing. The instructor will be available to participants during breaks, to discuss adverse reactions.

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Bethel Lutheran Church

10181 Finch Avenue

Cupertino, CA 95014

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