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Children’s Disaster Services

offered by Church of the Brethren Disaster Ministries

New workshops have been scheduled for Children’s Disaster Services training. Those who are trained will be called upon in times of disaster to help children through the days and weeks which follow.

Since 1980, Children’s Disaster Services has been caring for children after disasters in shelters and assistance centers by providing volunteers specially trained and certified to care for children who have experienced a disaster. Using techniques that utilize toys that encourage expression, volunteers provide a calm safe and reassuring presence in the midst of the chaos created by a disaster. As a piece of Church of the Brethren Disaster Ministries, these workshops are open to anyone over the age of 18. Please visit their website for more information:  www.childrensdisasterservices.org

More information about the training is available here.
Registration and contact information are available on-line.


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