Hello, Bainbridge Prepares reader! If you weren’t aware, our June 2018 newsletter was sent earlier this week, full of event recommendations, preparedness tips, and island news. Interested? You can access it here. If you missed newsletters from previous months, you can access them all here. While you’re at it, feel free to subscribe to future emails! … More Newsletters
This past April 21, volunteers of all stripes descended upon Bainbridge’s Island Church for a simulated catastrophe. The “catastrophe” was a large-scale earthquake. The Church is one of the Island’s emergency hubs, places scattered around the Island where people will seek medical care, psychological support, animal care, and shelter during such a mass casualty incident. … More WFR’s “rescue” dozens at trauma exercise at Island Church
Taught by our partners Empact Northwest. For more info, see our event link, or visit Empact Northwest’s site. As always, look at our Events calendar for a full roster of upcoming educational events.
In addition to the Psychological First Aid training sessions, the Bainbridge Prepares Psychological First Aid crew is teaming up with the BI Police Department to teach attendees how to de-escalate tense scenarios in times of stress, disaster, and crisis. The session will be held on May 30th from 6-8:30 PM at COBI City Hall. For … More Upcoming Verbal De-escalation training
The Psychological First Aid team of Bainbridge Prepares will be hosting two upcoming training sessions. The first will be Monday, April 23, at the Bainbridge Island Senior Center. The second will cover the same content as the April 23rd session, but will have an extra session on Self Care Skills. It will be held on … More Upcoming Psychological First Aid Training