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Statement of Faith Compliant: 
Incident Command Compliant: 
Disaster Social Services

This training supports the role(s) of: Care Officer

This course is designed for supervisors working within the disaster social services function. The course will examine the role of disaster social services within a disaster operation, including its position within the Incident Command System (ICS) and connections with other disaster relief providers in the larger sequence of service delivery. Participants will learn five essential steps to setting up a disaster social services program and apply that knowledge in a table-top exercise that simulates setting up a Salvation Army Disaster Assistance Center (DAC). The course will conclude with an introduction to long-term recovery and an exercise that simulates participation in a long-term recovery / unmet needs committee.


Prerequisites: Intro to Emergency Disaster Services

Prerequisites: Emergency Assistance in Disaster Operations


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