Project Lifesaver Training

Project Lifesaver International


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General Information
Description of ServiceProject Lifesaver International (PLI) was founded by public safety officers themselves to bring about a solution that facilitates not just the speedy return of wanderers to their families upon being found but the actual rapid location of the wanderers themselves — a strategy that greatly increases the chance that the wanderer will be found alive.

Training for a new agency includes two days of on-site instruction for up to 15 people in your agency, provided by a State Coordinator (a law enforcement professional certified by PLI to train others) or by PLI’s own staff. PLI also provides one-day training for up to six officers to be trained as instructors and re-certify staff every two years. Each new agency will also receive training on Alzheimer’s and Autism, as well as other disorders, to help when responding to a missing client.

An agency, usually the first in a state, which agrees to have certified instructors trained can then provide training for other agencies in their state and may then become the State Coordinator.
Geographical AreaWorldwide - includes all Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureAn agency must submit a Letter of Intent to Project Lifesaver International. A sample Letter of Intent can be found at the website.
Helpful TipsProject Lifesaver will not sell the equipment without the necessary training and support that goes with the program. We strongly discourage any attempts to use this equipment without the benefit of significant training, to do so, only encourages liability and inadequate protection.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMental Health Concerns
GenderEither
EligibilityAgencies, organizations, citizens, municipalities, and public safety officers wishing to maximize the safety of adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer's disease, autism, ASD, Down Syndrome, dementia and other related disorders.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsThe average cost for an agency to join ranges from $4,000-$4,800 excluding instructor travel and expenses.
Payment NotesGrant opportunites are available from time to time.
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Trisha Connor
Contact's Email tconnor@projectlifesaver.org
Physical Site Address 1 2710 SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard
Physical Site Address 2 Project Lifesaver International Headquarters
Physical Site City, State, Zip Port St. Lucie, VA 34953
Mailing Address 1 815 Battlefield Boulevard South
Mailing City, State, Zip Chesapeake, VA 23322
Mail Attention To RF Equipment, Operations and Training
Main Phone 772-446-1273
Other Phone 757-546-5502
Fax 757-546-5503
Service Location Email On-line contact form
Web Address www.projectlifesaver.org
 
Additional Information
Update User ID282947
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Project Lifesaver International
Affiliated Program: Project Lifesaver International
This Service: Project Lifesaver Training
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Alzheimer's Disease (YF-3000.0440)
Autism Spectrum Disorder (YF-1800.0400)
Dementia (YF-3000.2380)
Down Syndrome (YF-3000.2560)
Emergency Alert (PH-1800)
Emergency Rescue (JR-1800)
Families/Friends of People With Alzheimer's Disease (YJ-6730)
Target Populations >> Disabilities and Health Conditions >> Developmental Disabilities >> Autism Spectrum Disorder >> Autism (X_YF-1800.0400-050)