4. Columbia University Center for Disaster Preparedness Online Training

The National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University in New York City offers free two-hour courses and webinars in many topics of use to ARES members.  You must register first at http://ncdp.crlctraining.org/ .

There are about 40 courses and webinars to choose from at this time, many connected to Public Health. Some are quite specialized in medical, dental or mental health fields, but courses on social media and various risk topics are more general in nature.

So if you’ve ever wanted to attend Columbia University and receive course completion certificates to prove it register at the internet address above and get started!