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Trainings for Businesses

The Partnership offers the following trainings that can be customized to meet your unique needs:

  • Mitigating Disability Bias Before, During, and After Disasters: What Your Business Needs to Know

Whether providing effective disaster-related or just typical services to disaster-impacted people with disabilities, businesses can better serve their communities and increase their bottom lines by mitigating disability-based bias. In this interactive workshop, participants are given the opportunity to recognize unconscious and conscious disability bias and strategies for interrupting it in themselves in others. They will also learn about respectful disability language and etiquette.

  • Emergency Management Basics

Familiarize your staff with emergency management basics that are inclusive of people with disabilities. Longstanding systemic barriers, civil rights obligations, good and promising practices will be explored.

  • Emergency Management During Pandemic

Learn how to provide equal access to concurrent disaster services, including shelter, housing, transportation, personal assistants, and durable medical equipment, while maintaining physical distance during disasters and public health emergencies. Civil rights obligations and protections during a pandemic and concurrent disasters are discussed.

  • Strategies for Continuing Work During a Pandemic

Explore strategies that your nonprofit can use to continue to provide services during and after disasters, emergencies, and public health emergencies.

  • Legal Obligations of Businesses During and After Disasters and Public Health Emergencies.

This workshop explores the legal obligations of a non-profit that provide disaster-related programs and services under the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and other laws.

For more information or to set up a meeting, please contact directors@disasterstrategies.org.

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