Local CERT teams and team members can take advantage of resources as we learn of them.
If you know of additional resources we should list here, please let us know.
- Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services (OES) Feature of the Month
- Emergency Operations Center (EOC) CERT InternshipThe CERT EOC internship provides members the opportunity to experience Emergency Operations Management through tabletop exercises and EOC operations. Exercises help identify and practice EOC management and interoperability with Community partners. More details and application here.
- CERT Re-certification
- CERT Auxiliary Ready Kit SuggestionsWhen you complete the Basic CERT Course, you receive a backpack with some basic supplies, like hardhat, gloves, reflective vest, etc. However, to be properly prepared, you should add additional supplies to your pack. This list, prepared by the CERT Auxiliary, suggests important add-ons and additional recommended add-ons to have a pack that is truly ready.
- Additional Training
- Checklists for Emergency Preparation
- Santa Cruz County El Niño Preparation Guide
- KAZU El Niño Preparedness Report, featuring Bonny Doon CERT
- Map Your Neighborhood
- Guest Speakers
- Red Cross [Become a Volunteer]
Resource Materials for Teams and Trainers
Basic CERT Training
- Unit 1 — Disaster Preparedness (9/17) (PowerPoint)
- Unit 2 — Fire Safety & Utility Controls (9/17) (PowerPoint)
- Unit 5 — Light Search & Rescue Operations (9/17) (PowerPoint)
- Unit 6 — CERT Organization (9/17) (PowerPoint)
- Unit 7 — Disaster Psychology (9/17) (PowerPoint)
- Unit 8 — Terrorism and CERT (9/17) (PowerPoint)
- Unit 9 — Review and Exam (9/17) (PowerPoint)
Additional Training and Resources
- Training module for Triage (PowerPoint)
- Training module for Traffic Management (PowerPoint)
- Seacliff CERT July 2016 exercise featuring ICS and communication (PDF)
- Seacliff CERT July 2017 ICS exercise (PDF)
- Volunteer Time Log when activated through OES (PDF | Word)