Join us for Humane Kansas Disaster Preparedness Training! This FREE, day-long training is for shelters, rescues, animal control officers, law enforcement, veterinarians and others who work in the animal welfare field. Lunch and coffee will be provided and valuable prizes will be raffled.
Earn continuing education credits! We have applied for advance approval of Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credits. Ask your department head about approval for KCPOST credits!
Choose from one of three locations – October 16 in Kansas City, October 17 in Topeka or October 18 in Wichita. All trainings will be from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
October 16: Kansas City, KS
7844 Leavenworth Road
Kansas City, KS 66109
October 17: Topeka
Helping Hands Humane Society
5720 SW 21st
Topeka, KS 66044
October 18: Wichita
St. Paul’s Methodist Church
1356 N. Broadway Street
Wichita, KS 67214
Topics to be presented
Facility preparations – Ensuring that your facility is prepared for a crisis is paramount when caring for animals. Have an understanding of sheltering in place or facility evacuations, and develop a written plan for your facility.
ICS System – Understanding the incident command system and how to “plug in” to the emergency hierarchy.
Community Preparedness – Effective techniques for working with local authorities to incorporate pets into disaster plans, cooperation between agencies & the resources needed to coordinate lifesaving for animals.
Equine & Large Animal Preparedness – Be prepared to assist equines and livestock in the event of a disaster.
The Humane State Program thanks this organization for their support: