Emergency Preparedness Planning for People with Disabilities

When:
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM EST

Registration begins at 12:45 p.m.

CEU recipients must attend the entire session.

Where:
Heritage Crest
6670 Roberts Ct.
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Creating an emergency preparedness plan is important for everyone, and often requires additional resources when planning for a person with a disability affecting mobility, hearing, learning, or seeing.  In addition, people with disabilities may need additional strategies to manage communications, equipment, service animals, pets and home hazards.

This workshop will provide information on how to help people with disabilities to develop an emergency preparedness plan. Training objectives will include:

  • How to identify local hazards
  • Preparing to shelter in place
  • Communicating property specific information
  • Hazard reduction in the home

About the speaker

Cecilia Warren is the Director of Emergency Preparedness Policy for the Maryland Department of Disabilities.

CEUs

The Maryland Department of Health Office of Health Services is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education and maintains full responsibility for this program.  This training qualifies for Category I continuing education units.  Please indicate your interest in receiving CEUs on the registration form.

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I can’t make it

There is no registration fee to attend this event.

Thank you for your attention and response. Please contact me if you have any questions or need any accommodations.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Sincerely,

Khadija Ali
Maryland Department of Health
kali@maryland.gov
410-767-6660