TEEN CERT ACADEMY – July 11-15th at Tulane University

Posted: June 23rd, 2016 | Filed under: SBSO News






Learn to protect yourself, your family and friends in case of a disaster.

Youth ages 11-19 from St. Bernard, Orleans, Jefferson and Plaquemines Parishes are invited to spend 5 days learning emergency response skills from local first responders. The St. Bernard Sheriffs Office will have a representative as an instructor.

The training will take place July 11 – 15 at Tulane University in the Lavin-Bernick Center/Qatar Ballroom, located at 201 Boggs Street in New Orleans.

The deadline to register is July 1st. To register or for more information contact Eric Pickering at kepickering@nola.gov or call 504-913-1442.


About Teen CERT

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), is sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and is a national program of volunteers trained in disaster preparedness and emergency response.

Volunteers come from all ages and all walks of life, including teen-agers. CERT training teaches you about the potential disasters that could affect your area and how to safely and responsibly respond to them.

Through Teen CERT people serve their community and help take care of their school and home.