NATIONAL offers certification to crisis response canine teams who volunteer to help their community coalitions prepare for, respond to and recover from crises and disasters.
NATIONAL's certification conforms to 'The National Standards
for Animal Assisted Crisis Response'. NATIONAL provides certification for crisis response canine teams who demonstrate competency in working in the complex physical and
emotional environments of disaster, and in safely interacting
with people experiencing intense emotions in
the aftermath of crisis.
NATIONAL crisis response canine teams prepare to be
self-sufficient, providing for their own team leadership, transportation, lodging, meals and other on-scene logistics
so as not to stress the limited resources of the lead
NATIONAL crisis response canine teams are certified in
FEMA's Incident Command System, NCTSN Psychological
First Aid, CPR-AED, Standard First Aid and Canine First Aid.
Contact Us for more information about NATIONAL certification requirements. All requests are confidential.
NATIONAL Crisis Response Canines
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