SCN Training 3 – Stop the Bleed

Dec 05, 2023 6:00PM—7:30PM

Location

Jewish Community Alliance,1342 Congress St., Portland, ME 04102

Cost Free

Event Contact Sam Cohen | Email

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Our partners at the Security Community Network will be providing our community with 3 in-person trainings at the JCA- Situational Awareness, Countering an Active Threat, and Stop the Bleed.

Please have identification ready at the door upon arrival.

Stop the Bleed – A life-impacting event can occur anytime and anywhere, from a workplace to a commute. Loss of blood is one of the leading, preventable causes of loss of life. This training will equip participants with the knowledge to save lives. Developed in response to the call from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to improve the chances of survival during an active threat or another mass casualty event, this course teaches basic life-saving medical interventions, including a brief active threat presentation and methods to control severe bleeding, from wound identification and packing to tourniquet rationale and application. to learn lifesaving bleeding control skills using the nationally recognized Stop the Bleed® curriculum.

About SCN: The Secure Community Network (SCN), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is the official homeland security and safety initiative of the organized Jewish community in North America. Founded in 2004, under the auspices of The Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, SCN serves as the central organization dedicated exclusively to the safety and security of the American Jewish community, working across 146 federations, 50 partner organizations, over 300 independent communities as well as with other partners in the public, private, non-profit and academic sectors.

Through its operations center and Duty Desk, SCN provides timely, credible threat and incident information to both law enforcement and community partners, serves as the community’s formal liaison with federal law enforcement and coordinates closely with state and local law enforcement partners. SCN works with communities and partners across North America to develop and implement strategic frameworks that enhance safety and security of the Jewish people, developing best practice policies and procedures, undertaking threat and vulnerability assessments, coordinating training and education, offering consultation on safety and security matters and providing crisis management support during critical incidents.

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