If you would like to be certified in life-saving skills for the lay responder please sign up on the volunteer website. Payment and location information is also listed on volunteer website. There will be courses on the following dates and times:
The items in bold are to become a CPR instructor. To be certified, you MUST attend all classes. To sign up for the class, contact Melissa Zaleski.
If you are interested in Professional Rescuer certification, please email Steven Hawkins, at Steven.Hawkins@redcross.org to register or register online. For all other health and safety course information, please visit the Centre Communities American Red Cross chapter website.
This is the Red Cross version of Web-based education. Blended Learning is part online, part classroom. After successful completion of the online components, finish up with an abbreviated classroom session of review and skills demonstration.
The Day of Disaster Training has yet to be announced for this year.
This year, we are working with the Centre Communities American Red Cross chapter to bring health and safety education to elementary schools in Centre County. Training will be held in October and will last 2.5 hours. There are four programs that the American Red Cross offers:
Scrubby Bear: This program teaches personal hygiene to children in kindergarten and first grade.
C.A.S.A.: This program teaches children about home safety.
Whale Tales: This program teaches children about water safety.
Fire Safety: This program teaches children about the importance of fire safety.