American Red Cross

Disaster Mental Health

Call for Volunteers!

 

The American Red Cross seeks to expand its cadre of

Disaster Mental Health volunteers. 

 

In general, to be eligible you must be licensed by the state as an: LCSW, MFT, LPC, RN, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, or be certified as a School Psychologist[1]. Once trained and vetted by Red Cross, you would be able to provide Disaster Mental Health services locally or on deployment elsewhere in the U.S.  We’ve designed a one-day training program to prepare you to begin serving.  Please join the Red Cross Disaster Mental Health team today!

Training Dates/Locations:

March 15, 2014 – ARC Office, Waterford, CT

April 12, 2014 – ARC Office, New Haven, CT

May 3, 2014 – ARC Office, Bridgeport, CT

9:00 am – 1:30 pm


If you are not presently a Red Cross volunteer, please register by visiting: http://www.redcross.org/ct/volunteer

Click the tab labeled: “Disaster Mental Health Volunteer Application” and follow all instructions

For existing Red Cross volunteers, who already have a “Volunteer Connection” account, and for others in Red Cross, who have already taken: “Volunteer Orientation” and “Disaster Services Overview 1 & 2”, and just need training in “Disaster Mental Health Fundamentals,” please contact Stephanie Boles at Stephanie.boles@redcross.org.

Or, contact Wayne Dailey waynefdailey@gmail.com for questions about volunteer eligibility for Disaster Mental Health.

 

Your volunteer serves are greatly needed!!


[1] Carefully read Volunteer Application “Requirements” to be sure you meet all eligibility requirements.

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