Train for Safety- ACTIVE SHOOTER RESPONSE, and more


Emergency Training

In the world that we live in, you have to be prepared to respond to a threatening situation sometimes  in more than a moments notice.  You need to stay aware of your surroundings, identify and assess the situation and make a response to keep, not only you, but others safe



Engaging and dynamic classes for Active Shooter Response, Crisis Intervention and Emergency Response Training for life threatening injuries


About Us

I am here to teach you...not impress you.

I value your time and won't waste it...I am here to enhance it.

I stand firm on my integrity:  Honest. Trustworthy, Faithful, Accountable and Dependable.

My goal every day is to make a difference in someone's life.

Emergency training

Additional Information

What would you do?  In an Active Shooter situation?  In a Crisis situation? In a life threatening situation requiring emergency medical skills?

Emergency Training is focused on

  • Identifying your risks
  • Preparing for possible acts of violence, crisis situations  and  disasters through training
  • Responding to such  threats or crisis situations
  • Recovering from such events. 

Emergency Training is the basis from which companies, communities, churches and other organizations learn to respond to acts of violence and/or crisis situations

TrainFirst will help you to:

Better respond to violent or crisis situations

Provide tangible and hands-on applications in crisis situations

Develop an awareness to life threatening situations

TrainFirst offers training and education for today's threats


Classes and training offered

Active Shooter Response


Active shooter situations are occurring more frequently.  No venue is safe from these vicious attacks.  Learn response practices when the shooter is in the vicinity; learn techniques to develop an awareness and survival mindset during active shooter situations; learn how to respond when law enforcement arrives; explore options for dealing with the aftermath.  90-minute class

Crisis Intervention


What is a crisis situation? This 3-hour class will teach you how to identify behaviors that could indicate escalation.  This training will also help you to learn appropriate measures to help avoid or de-escalate a crisis situation:

  • Learn how to recognize warning signs to crisis behavior
  • Learn verbal and non-verbal skills, tools and strategies
  • Learn techniques on how to 'respond' not  'react' 
  • Explore your own fears and anxieties in these situations

Stop the Bleed


This National Training was created by Homeland Security.  Through the Stop the Bleed course, you’ll gain the ability to recognize life-threatening bleeding and intervene effectively. The person next to a bleeding victim may be the one who’s most likely to save him or her. Take the 2-hour certification course and become empowered to make a life or death difference when a bleeding emergency occurs. Stop the Bleed. Save a Life!

Custom Training


All classes will be tailored around your specific business or organization.  Risk assessments can be completed to make the presentations better suited to your  environment.  Other topics can be incorporated into your training based on your unique needs

About Us


TrainFirst was founded by Sally Schulberger, a Registered Nurse and Safety Trainer. As a nurse she has worked in Critical Care areas for over 30 years.  Currently involved with Disaster and Safety training, she has been planning and educating others over the past 15 years.  This combination allows her to  provide an empathic approach to the 'realness' of the security and safety issues that we are faced with in today's society.  


I have worked as a nurse in Intensive Care Units and Emergency Rooms in trauma centers as well general rural hospitals.  I am a certified trainer in Crisis Intervention and have been certified as an instructor by Homeland Security through the Center for Domestic Preparedness.  I am part of the Southeast Pennsylvania Hospital Coalition and have worked with Law Enforcement agencies and partners at both the State and County levels.   Having spoken on these topics hundreds of times, one thing I can say with certainty is that awareness is the key--recognize, identify, accept and respond.

Let's Talk

Are you ready to think about your response to a crisis situation? Let me help you and your staff to develop your personalized response plan. Use the form below or contact me directly by phone.

Train for Safety with TrainFirst


Sally Schulberger (215) 833-0690