Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central)
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WHOLE COMMUNITY DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS: BRIDGING THE GAP WORKSHOP

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 8:30am to 2:00pm
Hamilton County Health Dept
921 E. 3rd Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403-2102
Contact Name: 
EARS
Contact Email: 
Additional Information: 

WHOLE COMMUNITY DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS:
BRIDGING THE GAP WORKSHOP

for People who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing,
and Emergency Responders.

You will:
-  learn how to better communicate before, during and after an emergency situation.
-  understand the different challenges of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities and the Emergency Responders during emergency situations.
-  walk away from the workshop knowing that you helped bridge communication barriers, along with knowing what to expect during times of emergency!

You will experience:
-  interactive activities,
-  group discussions,
-  emergency scenarios,
-  and the opportunity to network with local emergency responders and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community!

Little extras:
-  Lunch will be served
-  ASL Interpreters and Captioning will be provided all of this is FREE!
-  Law enforcement officers: POST approved for 5 hours!
-  Emergency Medical personnel: TN EMS approved for 5 hours!

Registration:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017EARSworkshops

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