This 2-day Awareness level course, usually scheduled on a weekend, is designed for groups or individuals either starting a CART, or those that wish to improve the level of service of a current CART. Subject covered are: Legalities, Stafford Act, PETS Act, Dealing with Local Politics, Incident Command System (ICS 100), Shelter Awareness, Evacuation Awareness, Psychological First Aid, Dealing with the Media, Mutual Aid, Disaster Service Worker, Epidemiology/Infection Control, Animal First Aid.
Day 1: Classroom:
- Animal Sheltering
- Animal Evacuation
Day 2: Classroom:
- Epidemiology/Infection Control
- Psychological First Aid
- Animal First Aid
- Small and Large Animal Handling
- Students must be 18 years old.