What's in this course?

Equip yourself with the critical knowledge you need to design emergency preparedness plans for RTCs, Shelters, & GROs.

Sign up now to learn about the five most common natural disasters in Texas and how to prepare and respond as an employee or administrator for GROs, RTCs, and Shelters. This training teaches you how to respond effectively in an emergency to ensure the youth in your care and supervision are safe and taken care of in a crisis. By learning how to respond, you’ll be prepared to handle emergency situations when they arise.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • How to use this course

    • Tell Us About You

  • 2

    Section Introduction

    • Course Learning Outcomes

    • Training Information

    • Hurricane Harvey

    • What Are Natural Disasters?

  • 3

    Hurricanes

    • Hurricanes

    • Knowledge Assessment

  • 4

    Floods

    • Wimberly Flood Video

    • Floods

    • Knowledge Assessment

  • 5

    Tornadoes

    • Tornandoes

    • Knowledge Assessment

  • 6

    Wildfires

    • Wildfires

    • Knowledge Assessment

  • 7

    Extreme Temperatures

    • Extreme Temperatures

    • Knoweldge Assessment

  • 8

    Laws, Policies, and Preparations

    • Section Learning Outcomes

    • Training Information

    • Why You Are Here

  • 9

    Texas Regulations

    • Texas Emergency Planning Requirements

    • Knowledge Assessment

  • 10

    Evacuation Planning Policy

    • Evacuation Planning

  • 11

    Facilities: Allocating Staff Responsibilities

    • Allocating Staff Responsibilities

  • 12

    Signs of Stress

    • Signs of Stress

    • How You Can Help

  • 13

    After the Disaster

    • After the Disaster

  • 14

    Conclusion

    • Section Conclusion

    • Thank You!

  • 15

    Before you go...

    • Printable Resources

    • Before. During. After.

    • Weather in Texas Infographic Color

    • Emergency Preparations for Special Needs

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