Training covers hostile environments, first aid [US]

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 in Journalist Safety

Freelance journalists, journalism students and researchers can apply for this free training.

The 2Lives Steven Joel Sotloff Memorial Foundation Scholarship Program offers the Hostile Environments & Emergency First-Aid Training (HEFAT) June 5 to 7 in Miami, Florida.

Participants will learn about risk assessments and planning; situational awareness; emergency first aid; travel security; convoys and checkpoints; kidnapping risk reduction; basic digital hygiene; personal safety against street crime, sexual assault & hostile mobs; active shooter response; interrogations and captivity; resiliency, tactical breathing and stress management; and more.

The organizer will provide ground transportation, lodging and meals. Trainnes must pay for their own airfare.

The deadline is April 19.