Disaster Chaplain Training Registration
Hartford Seminary (Hartford, CT) • June 4-5, 2013
REGISTRATION & LOGISTICS INFORMATION
1)  TIME AND PLACE:
Tuesday and Wednesday, June 4 and 5, at Hartford Seminary, 77 Sherman Street, Hartford, CT 06105 (directions available at www.hartsem.edu). Both sessions will run from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM,
with registration beginning at 8:15 AM.
2)  REQUIREMENTS:
  • Attendance at both sessions is required to obtain a certificate.
  • Pre-requisite: Complete the free three-hour online course in the Incident Command
    System
    at http://emilms.fema.gov/IS100b/index.htmPlease bring your FEMA certificate with you to the session.  (The Disaster Chaplain course includes supplementary ICS modules as a reminder of ICS principles and functions, but does not replace IS-100.)

3)  REGISTRATION FORM:
To download the registration form click the links below. Deadline: Friday, May 17. Any cancellations MUST BE RECEIVED BY Wednesday, May 22, to ensure a refund of the registration fee.
Submit registration form to Ruth Wenger by :
  • Fax:  212-354-8251 OR
  • E-mail:  rwenger@n-din.org OR
  • Mail: 4 West 43rd Street, Suite 407, New York, NY 10036.

  • 4)  REGISTRATION FEE:
    Please send in the REGISTRATION FEE of $195 by check or money order made out to NDIN as directed on the registration form. If you need more information, please contact Ruth Wenger by e-mail (rwenger@n-din.org) or by phone (212-669-6100 OR 917-903-8781).
    This curriculum is compliant with NIMS (National Incident Management Systems) and incorporates FEMA Incident Command System (IS 100) training. It also complies with the National VOAD* Points of Consensus for Disaster Spiritual Care.
    *Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
    This two-day training prepares faith leaders or institutional chaplains to volunteer as disaster chaplains in mass-care settings or to serve as disaster chaplains within their house of worship, religious community or professional institution. Each registrant must be endorsed for this training and/or currently serve as a professional chaplain and/or credentialed religious leader.

    TRAINING FOCUSES ON:
    How to work as members of an interdisciplinary team within the Incident Command System
    • How to work as members of an interdisciplinary team within the Incident Command System
    • What to expect at disaster sites
    • How to provide Spiritual First Aid and Psychological First Aid
    • How to make appropriate assessments and referrals to Mental Health and other services
    • How to develop and maintain holistic self-care practices
    Download Registration Forms