Parma CERT


Community Emergency Response Team


Parma CERT 2021 Training Schedule                                                                                            Training is located at the
                           Parma Fire Department Training Center
Location: Parma Recreation Department Center building
                7335 Ridge road

Located on Ridge road near Pleasant valley road 

CERT Training:

Module 1; Disaster Preparedness
            Addresses Hazards to which people are vulnerable in their community. Materials cover actions that 
            participants and their families take before, during, and after a disaster.
            This module will be presented on: TBA

Module 2; Fire Safety 
Briefly covers fire chemistry, hazarous materials, fire hazards, and fire suppression strategies.
            This session includes the safe use of fire extinguishers, sixing up the situation, controlling utilities,
            and extinguishing a small fire.

            This module will be presented on: TBA 

Module 3; Medical Operations 1
            Participants practice diagnosing and treating airway obstructions, bleeding, and shock by using simple
            triage and rapid treatment techniques.

            This module will be presented on: TBA

Module 4; Medical Operations 2
            Covers evaluating patients by doing a head-to-toe assesment,establishing a medical treatment area, 
            performing basic first aid, and practicing in a safe and sanitary manner.

            This program will be presented on: TBA

Module 5; Light Search and Rescue Operations
Participants learn about search and rescue planning, size-up, search techniques, rescue techniques,
                and most important - rescuer safety.

                This program will be presented on: TBA

Module 6; CERT Organization 
                Participants learn how to organize and deploy CERT resources, and how to protect team members
                during a search and rescue, also includes strategies for documentation and resource status.               

                This program will be presented on: TBA 

Module 7; Disaster Psychology
               Covers signs and symptoms that might be experienced by the disaster victim and rescue worker.
               It addresses CERT organization and management priniples and the need for documentation.

                This program will be presented on: TBA

Module 8: CERT and Terrorism
                Clues that help to identify when a terrorist attack may have occurred or may be imminent.
                Ways to prepare for a terrorist incident. CERT protocols and protective action following an event.

                This program will be presented onTBA

Module 9: Course Review and Disaster Simulation
Finally, participants practice the skills they have learned during the previous sessions.

                The final program review will be presented on: TBA

 CERT Class Drill: This participation/simulation will be on: TBA

                  People interested in joining CERT and taking an active role in hometown preparedness,
                  Contact CERT Coordinator for additional information: (440) 465-6559

                CERT members must also complete the following programs;
( these programs are computer based training programs )

                ICS-100     Introduction to Incident Command System

                ICS-700     Introduction to National incident Management System

                ICS-800     National Response Framework 

                 Contact the CERT Coordinator for additional information:440) 465-6559         
                         ( these programs are computer based training programs )


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                       Parma Police Department                

      "Citizens Police Academy Training" 


" Citizen Police Academy "

 The Citizens Police Academy is 10 weeks long 
The academy is Free in cost for those individuals selected and will run weekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. 
The Citizens Police Academy program is intended to open the lines of communication between the community and the police department. The objective of the program is not to train or certify individuals to become police officers, but to produce better informed citizens. Citizens who participate in the academy program, along with officers from the police department, will have the opportunity to meet each other in a neutral and friendly setting. Academy participants will not only learn about the complex mission of the Parma Police Department, they will also get a behind the scenes, first hand look at some of the training that Parma Police officers go through in order to provide the highest levels of law enforcement service to the community. You must be at least 18 years old, have no criminal history other than minor traffic violations, be physically able to participate in active class training, commit to attend 10 weekly three hour sessions and sign required waivers and agreements.
If you are interested in being selected for the Citizens Police Academy class,
please contact (440) 887-7333
Captain James Blair
for an application and more detailed information.

 To see a short video clip about the Parma police Department 
" Citizens Police Academy Program "
         Click this link: 

Online Training for Emergency Volunteers

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

1. IS-700 NIMS An Introduction

Required for all emergency volunteers

2. IS-701.a NIMS Multiagency Coordinating Systems (MACS)

3. IS-702.a NIMS Public Information Systems

4. IS-703.a NIMS Resource Management

5. IS-704 NIMS Communications and Information Management

Incident Management System (Command and Management Component of NIMS)

6. IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System

Required for all emergency volunteers

7. IS-200 Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

Recommended for all emergency volunteers

8. IS-201 Forms Used for the Development of the Incident Action Plan

National Response Framework (Coordinates with NIMS)

9. IS-800 National Response Framework, An Introduction

10. IS-230.b Fundamentals of Emergency Management

11. IS-244.a Developing and Managing Volunteers

12. IS-288 The Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management

13. IS-10 Animals in Disaster: Awareness and Preparedness

14. IS-11 Animals in Disaster: Community Planning

15. IS-111.a Livestock in Disasters

Personal Preparedness

16. IS-22 Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness

17. IS-55.a Household Hazardous Materials – A Guide for Citizens

18. IS-394 Protecting Your Home or Small Business from Disaster

19. IS-394 Active Shooter: What You Can Do


20. Role of the SKYWARN Spotter

21. SKYWARN Spotter Convective Basics

22. IS-271.a Anticipating Hazardous Weather and Community Risk

Diversity Training

23. Cultural Competency Curriculum for Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Response

Psychological First Aid

24. Psychological First Aid Online

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