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American Sign Language Training for First Responders

September 7, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

NDHHS, Seacoast Public Health Network, and Strafford County Public Health Network have partnered to bring ASL training, Deaf Culture, best practices for communicating with Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing people, and basic signs for emergency situations.

This workshop is open to:  police officers, first responders, EMTs, rescue volunteers, fire fighters, etc from the Strafford County and Seacoast Public Health Networks regions.  If space is still available, first responders from outside these regions can enroll.  There is no charge!

When?  Thursday, September 7th 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where?  Lee Safety Complex (downstairs meeting room), 20 George Bennett Rd, Lee NH 03861

Objectives:
1. learn what can be done for communication until an effective means of communication access can be available;
2. learn how to communicate in order to de-escalate fear and risk of danger;
3. learn how to build trusting relationships; and
4. learn how to avoid miscommunications.

There are links and a QR code on the PDF flyer to sign up.  Download the flyer here.  If you have questions, you can contact:

Brittany Potvin
603-749-2346 x2353
bpotvin@goodwinch.org

Details

Date:
September 7, 2023
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Venue

Lee Safety Complex
20 George Bennett Rd.
Lee, NH 03861
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