The OSFM Injury Prevention team will be offering the following NFPA Remembering When train the trainer one day workshops. Participants will receive an overview of the Fire and Fall life-saving lessons designed to encourage older adults to remain living independently in their homes for as long as possible. The fire and fall injury prevention program was developed specifically for this high risk group and has already proven successful in many communities statewide. The workshops will be beneficial to the educators who are just now learning about Remembering When as well as those who currently have years of experience working with program. Attendees will be encouraged to share their past Remembering When successes and exchange ideas and information about partnerships, etc. Participants will also learn how to plan and implement a Fire Prevention Week Open House that targets older adults. There is no cost for this training and is open to anyone interested in getting involved with helping older adults prevent falls and burns. Upon completion of the workshop attendees will receive a NFPA Remembering When curriculum and other resources to take back to their community. Lunch is provided.
For more information or questions , please contact : Allison Cummings: Allison.firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-661-5880 x314
OSFM Injury Prevention staff provides training and education at the state and local level to help organizations and individuals with their injury prevention programs. OSFM also provides "Remembering When" train the trainer programs to educate retired and active Fire and Life Safety Educators, firefighters, health, and medical professionals, civic organizations, and volunteer advocates for older adults. The Train the Trainer program will educate attendees how to effectively educate older adults through group presentations, during home visits, social functions, religious organizations, etc. During these workshops participants will be provided with all the material and resources to deliver “Remembering When” after compleing the five hour training class.