Our Blending Learning Services
CADRIM continues to support your capacity building needs, offering online training to National Societies, IFRC units and other partner organisations, staff and volunteers. We coordinate and support the development of facilitator led online courses/workshops, face to face trainings and self paced online courses.
Key Services Offered:
Custom training websites/ self-paced courses
Content curation and session development support inclusive of PPT designs
Technical support during all sessions
Interpretation and translation coordination
Training of trainers on how to deliver impactful online sessions
Coordination and hosting of all sessions using Zoom/Microsoft Teams
Debriefing meetings with clients, presenters/facilitators
Participant feedback surveys
Lessons learned reports
Regional eVCA Facilitator Training - June 2023
As part of this 6-day workshop, trainers undertook an actual eVCA in a vulnerable community in Guyana and were required to prepare and submit a final report on the community. The report will be used to implement activities through ongoing Guyana Red Cross projects. In total the training was attended by 25 staff and volunteers across 10 National Societies.
National Disaster Response Teams Training - Netherlands Red Cross - May 2023
This blended learning training was commissioned by the Netherlands Red Cross Society to provide staff and volunteers from their overseas branches: Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius with the tools for achieving the basic competencies that members of all National Response Teams, wherever they are, should have in order to carry out their roles and ensure high-quality services to communities affected by disasters or crises. In total 16 participants were trained.
Regional Preparation for Effective Response (PER) Facilitator Training - April 2023
To better support PER in the Caribbean region, IFRC hosted a face to face training workshop for people working in preparedness and response, interested in guiding others through the PER Approach. This training is a two phased approach with sessions held across 5 days. The training was attended by 8 Dutch & English Speaking Caribbean National Societies including 2 Partner National Societies (Netherlands Red Cross and PIRAC)
Jamaica & St. Kitts Red Cross Enhance Vulnerability Capacity Assessment (eVCA) Facilitator Training
- Sep 2022
The eVCA facilitator training was a 5-day initiative aimed at equipping stakeholders who are engaged in community resilience building, with the knowledge and skills necessary to accompany and empower local communities to lead the process of understanding and reducing their risks to enhance their ability to anticipate, prepare for and reduce the impacts of hazards while incorporating the value of nature. These trainings were delivered in St. Kitts and Nevis and Jamaica.
Community Early Warning Systems Online Training
- March 2022
This CEWS Training of Trainers course was designed for use by National Societies, their volunteers and other early warning system monitoring organisations to help guide the process of planning and establishing multi-hazard community-based and community driven early warning systems which can also be integrated into any existing national early warning systems. It was delivered online in real time and attended by 7 Caribbean National Societies.
National Interventions Teams Online Training
- March 2021
NIT aims to train National Society staff and volunteers on how to coordinate, facilitate or carry out actions to reduce the effects of, respond to and recover from disasters, within the confines of their respective territories. Strengthening the capacity of the National Society to avoid (prevention) and to reduce (mitigation and preparedness) the effects of disaster situations; to respond effectively and to support prompt recovery efforts with the implementation of a NIT. Four NIT virtual Training courses are going to be delivered to the benefit of the Caribbean National societies of the Red Cross of Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Resource Mobilisation Online Workshop - June 2021
This workshop focused on equipping participants with the knowledge required to work towards bringing money, supporters, attention of the media, alliances with those in power, and refining their organizational structure. It also provided tips inclusive of fundraising, income generation activities, donations in-kind and other partnerships to strengthen their capacity to better assist more vulnerable people. Reach: Bahamas Red Cross and Branches
Civil Military Relations Online Course - May 2021
The course aimed at equipping humanitarian and military actors with the skills and knowledge necessary to communicate and, where appropriate, effectively interact and coordinate with each other. It was a five-day course facilitated by a team experienced in civil-military relations, with backgrounds including military service, humanitarian organizations and current IFRC and ICRC delegates. Reach: Participants from 14 Caribbean countries
Climate Change and Awareness Self Paced Online Course - 2021
Available in English, Spanish and French, this online course introduces the reasons for SIDS’ vulnerability. It is designed to help persons: build knowledge of climate change, climate hazards, and the risk and vulnerabilities to Caribbean communities gain an understanding of the global impacts and importance of climate change incorporate climate change adaptation considerations into their daily lives and planning processes Course developed with the financial support of the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada Reach: Global
Protection, Gender & Inclusion in Emergencies Training Online Course - November 2020
At the end of the lesson, participants were able to: Understand the importance of protection, gender, and inclusion in all sectors throughout the programme cycle. Feel confident to articulate the reasons they should mainstream dignity, access, participation, and safety to ensure inclusive and protective programming. Be confident in the use of practical tools (IFRC Minimum Standards for Protection, Gender, and Inclusion in Emergencies) and implementing these in your National Society / IFRC office. Be confident to take back key messages to support awareness raising in their National Society / IFRC office. Implement the key actions learned during the course during their current emergency Reach: 13 Caribbean National Societies