CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Team. I vaguely remember when son Giver Man went through the CERT program 2 years ago. I heard about it again when I went to a seminar my church denomination put on. CERT training is a 20 hour course that was initially put together in 1985 by the Los Angeles Fire Department. It’s purpose was to train civilians to respond in emergencies when our established EMS system would be overloaded. Good thing too, as 2 years latter in 1987, the Whittier Narrows earthquake hit Southern California, confirming the need for civilians to be trained in emergency response. In 1993,Read More →