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Course IDNameDescriptionSessionLocationEnroll
EMA-G290-G291G290 & G291 Basic Public Information Officer SeriesCourse Description: This “Free” training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Series. It uses interactive presentation and practical applications to convey information and engage the participants in learning. The Basic Public Information Officer (PIO) Course is designed to prepare participants to function as full or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively. This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Who Should Attend? The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the state, tribal, or local level of government. Also, Emergency management personnel, including fire, law enforcement, public health, voluntary organizations active in disasters, and others who have either full or part-time responsibilities for public information in their communities or departments. August 29 - 31, 2017 (Medina)Medina County Emergency Operations Center 555 Independence Drive Medina, Ohio 44256 Enroll
EMA-G235G235 Emergency Planning CourseThe goal of this “Free” course is to provide the students with training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop the students’ capacity for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives and protect property threatened by disaster. Objective: Answer the question, “Why plan?”, describe the hazard analysis and capability assessment processes, describe the EOP format and content, identify types of community support, state the rationale for a team approach to planning, describe EOP coordination and marketing, relate exercises to the planning process strategies, describe plan maintenance.September 5-6, 2017 (Ashtabula)Ashtabula County Engineer’s Office 186 E. Satin Street (2nd Floor) Jefferson, OH 44047 Enroll
EMA-G775G775 EOC Management and OperationsCourse Description: This free training is a two-day course that explores the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) and their relationships as components of a multiagency coordination system. The course contains disaster-related examples, activities, and case studies that relate to EOCs and multiagency coordination systems at the Federal, State, and local levels of government. This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Target Audience: This course is designed for all Federal, State, local, and tribal Emergency Managers; first responders to include Incident Commanders from all Emergency Management disciplines; private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster; and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster personnel. September 7 - 8, 2017 (Hamilton)Cincinnati - Hamilton County Regional Operations Center 2000 Radcliff Drive Cincinnati, Ohio 45204 Enroll
EMA-ICS300CuyahogaCoSept2017ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.September 11 - 13, 2017Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) 4747 East 49th Street Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio 44125Enroll
EMA-ICS300HamiltonCoSept2017ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.September 12 - 14, 2017Anderson Center 7850 Five Mile Rd Cincinnati, OH 45230 Enroll
EMA-L101FoundationsofEML101 Foundations of Emergency ManagementFEMA recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a Career Development Program through a progressive training and education system that includes the entry-level Academy, called the National Emergency Management Basic Academy. Training objectives for this course are based on the newly established emergency manager competencies that the National Emergency Management Association; the International Association of Emergency Managers; and state, local, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals have established in coordination with EMI. The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: history; legal issues; intergovernmental and interagency context; influencing and organizing; social vulnerability issues; managing stress; collaboration, preparedness, and team-building; mitigation, response, prevention, and protection; ethical decision-making; recovery; technology; administration; and the future.September 18-22, 2017 is Week One (1) and November 13 - 17, 2017 is Week Two (2)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-ICS300FranklinCoSept2017ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.September 19-21, 2017Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS300WarrenCoSept2017ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.September 19 - 21, 2017Clearcreek Township Fire Station # 21 925 South Main Street Springboro, Ohio 45066Enroll
EMA-G557G557 Rapid Needs Assessment Course Course Description: This course provides information and resources to enable participants to develop an effective Damage Assessment Program and conduct rapid and effective needs assessments. A good assessment allows community leaders to prioritize response actions ensuring the greatest life-saving and life sustaining benefits. Since resources are often limited in the first few hours of a disaster or emergency an effective rapid needs assessment allows for the efficient and effective use of those resources. Likewise, it allows local officials to evaluate their needs and request those resources that are not available in their jurisdiction to support life sustaining and life saving measures. This is a Required course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Target Audience: The target audience for this course includes Local officials who are responsible for assessing, collecting, and reporting damages during and after any event that causes damage of private, public, and critical infrastructure. First response agencies (fire, police, EMS, etc.), planners, and county CERT & ARES volunteers will benefit from this course. September 20, 2017 (Fairfield)Fairfield County EMA 241 W. Main Street Lancaster, Ohio 43130 Enroll
EMA-ICS400FranklinCoSept2017ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.September 21-22, 2017Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS400WarrenCoSept2017ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.September 21 - 22, 2017Clearcreek Township Fire Station Number 21 925 South Main Street Springboro, Ohio 45066Enroll
EMA-ICS400CuyahogaCoSept2017ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.September 25 – 26, 2017Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Environmental Maintenance Services Center 4747 East 49th Street Cuyahoga County, OH 44125Enroll
EMA-G290-G291G290 & G291 Basic Public Information Officer SeriesCourse Description: This “Free” training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Series. It uses interactive presentation and practical applications to convey information and engage the participants in learning. The Basic Public Information Officer (PIO) Course is designed to prepare participants to function as full or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively. This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Who Should Attend? The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the state, tribal, or local level of government. Also, Emergency management personnel, including fire, law enforcement, public health, voluntary organizations active in disasters, and others who have either full or part-time responsibilities for public information in their communities or departments. September 27 - 29, 2017 (Butler)Butler County Educational Service Center (ESC) 400 N. Erie Blvd Ste. A Hamilton, Ohio 45011 Enroll
EMA-G191G191 ICS/EOC Interface CourseCourse Description: This course is designed for personnel associated with On-Scene Incident Command, EOCs and Multiagency Coordination (MAC) System entities. The goal of the course is to provide state and local emergency management officials with the knowledge and skills they need to operate an Emergency Operating Center (EOC) and interface it with an Incident Command System (ICS) field operation. It enables the participants to begin developing an ICS/EOC interface for their community by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles. The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercise and group discussions to formulate the interface. This is a "Required" course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) Program This course meets the minimum requirements set forth by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission for eight continuing education course hours Target Audience: Community ICS and EOC personnel. October 3, 2017 (Montgomery) Kettering Fire Department (Headquarters) 4745 Hempstead Station Drive Kettering, OH 45429 Enroll
EMA-ICS300MiamiCoOct2017ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.October 3 - 5, 2017City of Piqua Council Chambers 201 West Water Street Piqua, Ohio 45356 Enroll
EMA-MGT310JurisdictionalTHIRAMGT-310 Jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk AssessmentThis course will prepare participants to conduct a Jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA). Participants will identify threats and hazards of jurisdictional concern, give those threats and hazards context, establish capability targets, and determine how to apply the THIRA results. By using the THIRA process, stakeholders will develop a strategy to allocate resources and establish mitigation and preparedness activities. THIRA-informed planning is consistent with and expands on nationally accepted emergency management standards as the basis for planning across the mission areas of prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery. Copy and Paste the following link into your web browser to Access the TEEX website to register for the course. https://teex.org/Pages/Class.aspx?course=MGT310&courseTitle=Jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk AssessmentOctober 3, 2017Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 W. Dublin Granville Road Columbus OH 43235 Enroll
EMA-G318G318 Mitigation Planning WorkshopCourse Description: This course provides plan developers with the information necessary to prepare and implement a local "Hazard Mitigation Plan". During this course participants will learn what constitute hazard mitigation and identify the benefits of mitigation planning; develop or update a local "Mitigation Plan"; and identify resources and guidance available for mitigation planning and plan implementation. Target Audience: Local government officials, state officials, and others who are involved in the development of a local mitigation plan. Course Objectives •Define hazard mitigation and identify the benefits of mitigation planning. •Develop or update a local mitigation plan. •Identify resources and guidance available for mitigation planning and plan implementation.October 4 - 5, 2017 (Franklin) Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-ICS400HamiltonCoOct2017ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.October 10 - 12, 2017Anderson Center 7850 Five Mile Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45230Enroll
EMA-G775G775 EOC Management and OperationsCourse Description: This free training is a two-day course that explores the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) and their relationships as components of a multiagency coordination system. The course contains disaster-related examples, activities, and case studies that relate to EOCs and multiagency coordination systems at the Federal, State, and local levels of government. This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Target Audience: This course is designed for all Federal, State, local, and tribal Emergency Managers; first responders to include Incident Commanders from all Emergency Management disciplines; private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster; and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster personnel.October 11 - 12, 2017 (Cuyahoga)American Red Cross (Northeast Ohio Region) 3747 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115 Enroll
EMA-G489G-489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in DisastersCourse Description: In a disaster or/ emergency communities may expect large numbers of spontaneous volunteers to arrive at the disaster scene. These often untrained & unsupported volunteers can easily become the "Disaster within a Disaster" if not properly integrated into the response and / or recovery process. When properly identified, assigned, trained and supervised these volunteers can greatly enhance the community's response and recovery efforts. One way to accurately and efficiently identify, integrate and document volunteers and their efforts is through the establishment of a Volunteer Reception Center. The course provides an introduction to the establishment, set-up and operation of a Volunteer Reception center (VRC). Who Should Attend? Target Audience: Emergency Managers and voluntary organizations responsible for the management of spontaneous volunteers Local Volunteer and operation of a Volunteer Reception Center (VRC). Community partners requesting volunteer's through the VRC.October 11, 2017 (Jackson)Jackson Co OSU Extension Office 17 Standpipe Road Jackson, OH 45640. Enroll
EMA-OH-200FallOH-200 Fall Directors' ConferenceThis conference is for county emergency managers, local & state officials and private sector emergency management partners. It provides an update on federal, state, and local emergency management and homeland security priorities, goals, and programs and provides an opportunity for participants to get the latest updates on a broad range of timely and relevant subjects. The Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) mandates that all EMA Directors attend two (2) such seminars each year.SOctober 12, 2017 (OEMA)Cenference Location: Ohio Fire Academy, 8895 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 Enroll
EMA-L954 Safety Officer (SOFR) CourseL954 Safety Officer Course Access the following link to register for the Course on the Public Safety & Justice Services website: http://ja.cuyahogacounty.us/en-US/101617-sofr.aspx This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective SOFR on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and the safety needs of the incident, and 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of a Safety Officer on an All-Hazards IMT. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge.October 16 – 19, 2017Euclid Municipal Center Council Chambers 585 East 222nd Street Euclid, Ohio 44123 Enroll
EMA-L705FundamentalsofGrantsMgmtOct2017L705 Fundamentals of Grants Management CourseThis course is designed for FEMA grantees and sub-grantees. It includes discussion and activities to improve the ability of FEMA grantees to administer Federal grant funding. Participants MUST be FEMA grantees or sub-grantees ONLY and are allowed to use EMPG and SHSP grant funds for travel and lodging, etc. Course Objectives: Improve collaboration across disciplines to integrate grants management functions. Review applicable cost principles and navigate and apply the FEMA Code of Federal Regulations and FEMA Information Bulletins. Apply sound business practices to increase efficiency and meet grants management priorities. Develop or revise policies, procedures, and practices in critical areas of grants management and Prepare for Federal monitoring and conduct sub-grantee monitoring.October 17 – 19, 2017Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-ICS300SummitCoOct2017ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.October 24 - 26, 2017Summit County Public Health Command Room, **Enter at Entrance A 1867 W. Market Street, Akron, OH 44313Enroll
EMA-PER229ICAMEOOctober2017PER-229 Introduction to Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations (CAMEO) Suite CourseThis course provides training on the fundamental elements of the CAMEO Suite of programs as they relate to emergency situations. As such, it includes detailed technical information and hands-on practice of critical elements in the CAMEO system and its associated programs (CAMEO Chemicals, CAMEOfm, ALOHA and MARPLOT). To better understand how the programs interface, participants are provided opportunities to practice key procedures that allow users to enhance planning and response activities associated with community risks. These exercises clarify the connections between the programs and how they can enhance emergency planning and response activities. Copy and Paste the following link into your web browser to Access the LSU website for registration information for this course. http://www.ncbrt.lsu.edu/ScheduleClassForm?class=23913October 24-26, 2017Stark County Emergency Management Agency 4500 Atlantic Blvd NE (LL) Canton, OH 44705Enroll
EMA-ICS300JacksonCoOct2017ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.October 24 - 26, 2017Jackson Fire Department Annex 166 Pearl Street Jackson, Ohio 45640Enroll
EMA-OH197OH-197 Planning for Access & Functional Needs in Emergencies Course Description: This 2-day course provides participants with the information necessary to utilize disability and access and functional needs-inclusive practices during Emergency Planning. Course Objectives Include: •Define access and functional needs and disabilities and how they differ. •Define key terms related to inclusive planning. •Identify appropriate resources to assist in planning for, and with, adults and children with disabilities and others with access and functional needs. Target Audience: State, local, tribal and territorial emergency planning personnel, such as Emergency Managers, Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services, Law Enforcement, Resource agencies including Transportation, Communications, Public Works, and Public Health; Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD), Disability groups/organizations. October 26-27, 2017 (Cuyahoga)American Red Cross (Northeast Ohio Region) 3747 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115 Enroll
EMA-ICS400JacksonCoOct2017ICS-400 Advanced ICSThis training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.October 26 - 27, 2017Jackson Fire Department Annex 166 Pearl Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 Enroll
EMA-ICS400SummitCoOct2017ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.October 31 - November 1, 2017Summit County Public Health Command Room, **Enter at Entrance A 1867 W. Market Street, Akron, OH 44313Enroll
EMA-OH-605OH-605 IA Damage Assessment Workshop Course Description: This course provides a detailed overview of the following topics related to post-event assessment of the impact and magnitude of natural and person-made disasters to the private sector. Instruction includes: an overview of the local damage assessment process, criteria for Private Sector impacts, local damage assessment information reporting methods and standards for Private Sector, training local teams (composition or membership of damage assessment teams) and the roles and responsibilities of the Individual Assistance Damage Assessment Coordinator and team leads. Target Audience: The primary participants for this class include the county Emergency Management, local governments (Townships, Villages and Cities), CERT, ARES, schools, authorities and special districts, certain private non-profit organizations, organized local damage assessment teams and organized volunteer organizations. Prerequisite: There are no Pre-requisites for this course November 8, 2017 (Hamilton)Metropolitan Sewer District Administration Building 1081 Woodrow Street Cincinnati, OH 45204 Enroll
EMA-G108G108 Community Mass Care and Emergency AssistanceThis “Free” course provides training for local communities to prepare for and manage the Mass Care and Emergency Assistance function effectively. The goal is to prepare community agencies, organizations, and businesses to work in coordination with Emergency Management and traditional Mass Care providers to plan for and provide services to those affected by disaster. It is designed to develop foundational knowledge of Mass Care and Emergency Assistance services in the community. It is not a “how to” for sheltering. Participants will use this information to build community emergency “Action Items” and to identify gaps in the community’s program. G-108 is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Target Audience: This course is intended for community agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), and private sector organizations that will collaborate to provide the Mass Care and Emergency Assistance. November 14 - 15, 2017 (Union)Union County Emergency Management Agency 940 London Avenue Marysville, OH 43040 Enroll
EMA-G386G386 Mass Fatalities Incident ResponseCourse Description: This free 2-day course prepares State and local response personnel and other responsible agencies and professionals to handle mass fatalities effectively and to work with the survivors in an emergency or disaster. This course covers incident management, mass fatalities, planning before and operations during an incident, establishing the morgue, family assistance support operations, and assistance from the Federal government. The course concludes with a tabletop exercise. This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Target Audience: The course is designed for a wide audience, encompassing the range of personnel with a role to play in mass fatality incidents. Coroners, medical examiners, funeral directors, heads of first response agencies (fire, police, EMS, etc.), planners, and emergency management coordinators will benefit from this course. Prerequisites: Recommended – IS-100, IS-200, IS-700 and IS-800 - Click on the following link to access the online courses for your use http://training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp Nov. 30 - Dec 1, 2017 (Franklin)Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-ICS300WoodCoDec2017ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.December 18 - 20, 2017Wood County Courthouse Complex, BCC Hearing Room, 5th Floor One Courthouse Square Bowling Green, OH 43402Enroll
EMA-ICS400WoodCoDec2017ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.December 20 - 21, 2017Wood County Courthouse Complex, BCC Hearing Room, 5th Floor One Courthouse Square Bowling Green, OH 43402Enroll
EMA-MGT904ICS300FranklinCoFeb2018ICS-300 Intermediate for Expanding IncidentsThis 18-hour classroom course will enhance your Incident Command skills, with a special focus on new concepts of the Incident Command System (ICS). The training and resources provided in this course will assist personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System. The course will also benefit any person who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing an expanding incident. Attendees will participate in-group activities that introduce the development of the Incident Action Plan (IAP) and demonstrate the interactions between the Command and General Staff sections of the ICS.February 6 – 8, 2018Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230 Enroll
EMA-ICS400MGT905FranklinCoMarch2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This two-day course builds upon information covered in the ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-300 courses and explains the roles and responsibilities of local, county, state, and federal agencies involved in managing an expanding incident. Students will participate in-group activities that introduce the use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.March 6 - 7, 2018Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230 Enroll
EMA-L102ScienceofDisasterL102 Science of Disaster This course provides the participants with an overview of scientific principles and concepts that shape our increasingly dangerous world. The contents of the course include the following: •Introduction to Science of Disaster provides a definition and benefits of science. •Earth Science describes how the Earth's design sets the stage for the world's natural hazards including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, and landslides/sinkholes. •Climatology describes the scientific basis of common atmospheric hazards including convective storms, tropical cyclones, and other hazardous weather. •Chemical and biological basics identifies the scientific basis of chemical and biological threats. •Explosive, radiological, and nuclear fundamentals identifies the scientific basis of those threats.March 19 – 21, 2018Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-L141InstructionalSkillsMarch2018L141 Instructional Presentation and Evaluation Skills CourseThis three (3) day course addresses the practicalities of conducting successful interactions, managing the classroom experience, and making presentations. It covers the basics of adult learning and of training evaluation for those wanting more experience in this area. Participants have several opportunities to practice presentation and instructional skills, first as spokespersons for small groups, then during short duo presentations, 3-minute individual presentations, and, finally, 20-minute individual presentations, using material related to their own programs or functions and detailed feedback is provided by the instructors. A large number of job aids is provided to help in the application of training skills and to prepare for the 20-minute presentation, participants should come to class with materials from a pre-existing course that is related to their work.March 21 – 23, 2018Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-L103PlanningEmergencyOpsL103 Planning: Emergency Operations Course Description: This course is designed to give basic concepts and planning steps to those new to the field of emergency management so that they may apply planning discipline and skills to challenges in their jobs. The course content includes Emergency Management Planning doctrine and steps to take to accomplish writing plans and using them to deal with special events, which are common challenges for all jurisdictions. The content also derives from the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101, Developing and Maintaining State, Territorial, Tribal and Local Government Emergency Plans, and its six-step planning process and inclusive whole community philosophy. Likewise, doctrine from the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 201, Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA), is included in the course. Special event planning is then explained in the course, and table group activities to analyze plans for special events are conducted.March 22 – 23, 2018Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-L449-906TtTFranklinCoMay2018MGT906-Incident Command System (ICS) TtT (L-449)This 32-hour five day course prepares participants to deliver EMI's ICS curricula. In addition, it will enhance participant's instructional skills and prepare individuals to deliver FEMA's Incident Command Systems (ICS) curriculum. While this course will address the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses, the major emphasis is on ICS-300, ICS-400 and G191 courses. Attendees will learn from training professionals how to use adult-learning techniques to get the best out of the classes that you teach and students will perform a teach-back of an assigned unit from the ICS core curriculum as part of the course. Teach-backs are conducted as part of the assessment of instructor competence. (TEEX will provide Apple IPads for students to use during the course, however, students can bring a laptop to use instead of the IPad).May 15 – 18, 2018Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-L104ExerciseDesignL104 Exercise DesignThis 2-day course is designed to introduce participants to the fundamentals of exercise design. Emergency managers, emergency services personnel, and individuals who are part of the emergency preparedness communities at all levels of government, private sector, or volunteer organizations need to be able to use the fundamentals of exercise simulation and design as an integrated system of resources and capabilities. This course is designed to develop exercising skills in the following areas: •Components of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) •Exercise process application •Comprehensive exercise program (exercise program management) application •Exercise design steps application •Major accomplishments in designing and implementing an exercise •Purpose and application of various exercise documents •Tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercises •Exercise design applications for tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercisesJune 18 – 19, 2018Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-L105PublicInfoandWarningL105 Public Information and Warning This course introduces participants to what the Public Information Officer (PIO) does in emergency management, along with basic information about the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). The PIO topics covered include the role of the PIO; communication tools and resources encompassing social media; effective communication; preparing the community through outreach and other means; and communication in an incident. The IPAWS topics covered include what the system is and does, preparing alert and warning messages, and writing common alerting protocol messages. This is a 2-day classroom course that gives participants time to perform activities and exercises to reinforce the knowledge and build basic skills.June 20 – 21, 2018Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll

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