Reminder: Community Preparedness class tonight, 7-8 PM!

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.

Upcoming Verbal De-escalation training

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

Upcoming Psychological First Aid 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

Wilderness First Aid training covered by King5

King5 reported on the end of last week’s Wilderness First Aid training on Bainbridge Island. Congratulations to the graduates!  WFR’s (pronounced “Woo-fers”) have volunteered to staff our emergency hubs in the event of a major disaster. WFR training takes place twice a year on the island. Sign up for our newsletter to be informed of … More Wilderness First Aid training covered by King5

Dr. Lucy Jones – Life Safety in the City Event

Lucy Jones, who calmed the public after California tremors, now works to help cities reduce damage by upgrading buildings and infrastructure. She speaks Monday 3/19 at the UW. Visit the event site to register. To learn more about Dr. Lucy Jones, see this week’s article about her in the Seattle Times.