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Washington State SAR Conference Classes

Pre-Conference Classes – Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday – June 21-23-2022

Class Title

Instructor

K-9 HRD Training

Dr. Lisa Briggs and Edwin Grant

K-9 Trailing Training

Jennifer Hall

K-9 Training – Area – Air Scent

Roy Pescador 

Wilderness First Aid 

Al Wurth

 

Thursday Classes – June 23 – 2022

Class Title

Instructor

Planning for an Evidence Search

Dr. Guy Mansfield & Eric Rosenberg

SARTopo for Field Responders & Practice

Eric Rosenberg

Bone Identification Workshop

Dr. Barbara Hewitt

ICE Rescue – Plans – Equipment – Resource Management

C.M. Sam Jenkins

WASART – Response and Resources – Demonstration

Jeff Dahl

K-9 Thousand-Hour Eyes: Learning to Read Scenting Dogs

Steve White

ATV-UTV Training (Thursday & Friday)

Jeff Salazar 

 

Friday – Saturday – Sunday Classes – June 24-26-2022

Class Title 

Instructor

Why Searches Fail

Dr. Guy Mansfield

SARTopo

Eric Rosenberg

SAR Leadership

C.M. Sam Jenkins

Fund Raising 101

Dana Lerma

ICS and SAR

Terry Lerma

Survival-Shelter-Building

Angelyn Gates

Navigation – Maps – Map and Compass

Deputy Mike McCloud

Introduction to Search and Search Management in the Urban Environment

Chris Young

Recruitment-Retention

Conference Staff

SAR Council Breakout Session

Angelyn Gates

Advances in SAR

Dr. Robert Koester

Abduction Search – Lessons Learned

Chris Young

How to Develop a Training Program and Classes

Anthony Bittman

BACKCOUNTRY FIRST AID FOR ANIMALS

Jeff Dahl, DVM

Decision making and problem solving in SAR

Dr. Don Cooper   

Searching for Dementia Walkaways

Vicki Shuleski & Erik Swanson

Scent Theory: Airscent

Roy Pescador / Whitney Lewis

Devil’s Slide Search – Mission Review

Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Ellis Nale, King County Sheriff’s Dept. Detective Ed Christian, WA State SAR Planning Unit – Guy Mansfield and Lauren Heitmann

Effective Teams vs Herding Cats – Volunteer Unit

Don Blakely

Gender and SAR

Katie McGee, PT, DPT

Go Fast, Go Far: Assessing Your Team’s Reliability

Dr. Scott Hammond

Don’t sweat it: Update on Prevention and Treatment of Heat Injuries in Wilderness SAR Settings

Phoebe Duke

Human Decomposition (How, What, Why)

Jim Curtice Yakima County Coroner

Hypothermia

Bill Hatch

Introduction to Search and Search Management in the Urban Environment

Chris Young

Lost Person Behavior: Demographics and Diversity Implications

Sgt. Randy Antonio

K-9 Evidence Searches

Robyn Moug K9 Handler; Beth Everson K9 Handler; Deputy Thad Shultz SAR Coordinator

K-9 Water Search Strategies

Roy Pescador / Whitney Lewis

Training the Tracking/Trailing K9 for Success in the Field

Jennifer Hall

SAR Team Leader Preparation and Organization – SMEAC

Don Blakely

Primary Assessment of the Injured Subject

Bill Hatch

COUNTY SAR COUNCIL/BOARD/SO BREAKOUT SESSION

Angelyn Gates

Leadership Development

W.O. Gillespie

Team Development

Conference Staff

SAR Working with Airlift NW

Suzy Beck, RN, BSN, CFRN, EMT and Kate Knutson, RN, BSN, CCRN

Situational Awareness in SAR Response

Charley Shimanski

SARTopo for the Field Responder

Eric Rosenberg

Search Planning for Searchers

Dr. Don Cooper

If it Wiggles, Splint it.  If it Leaks, Plug it.

Phoebe Duke

Strategies for the Use & Management of Spontaneous Volunteers

Erik Swanson 

Stop the Bleed/Trauma Care for SAR Personnel

Sean M. Hancock, MSPA, PA-C

Survival Skills and Shelter Building for SAR Members

Angelyn Gates

The Lost Person Behavior app and the Bike Wheel Model Initial SAR Response

Dr. Robert Koester

This Could Happen to You… TOMORROW!  Accidents in Helicopter Rescue Operations

Charley Shimanski

Tips and Tricks with Advanced GPS

Phoebe Duke

Trauma in SAR Volunteers: Ways to Care for Yourself and Your Teammates

Jessi Beyer

Urban Search: Immediate Actions

Sgt. Randy Antonio

Virtual Search Planning

Paul Burke

SAR AND WASART – WORKING TOGETHER

WASART Staff

When Rescue Becomes Recovery: How to locate human remains

Dr. Barbara Hewitt

Why Searches Fail

Dr. Guy Mansfield

Wilderness Wound Care

Sean M. Hancock, MSPA, PA-C

SAR in the National Park Service

Kristin Kirschner

Lifeflight – SAR and Lifeflight

Lifeflight Staff