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Ohio EMA Training Current Course List

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Course IDNameDescriptionSessionLocationEnroll
EMA-ICS400CuyahogaCoMarch2017ICS-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.March 27 - 28, 2017Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Environmental Maintenance Services Center 4747 East 49th Street Cuyahoga County, OH 44125Enroll
EMA-G402G-402 ICS Overview for Executives and Senior LeadersCourse Description: This course provides an orientation to executives and senior officials (including elected officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) to the Incident Command System (ICS). It describes the Incident Command System (ICS) and defines the role of an Executive / Senior Official relative to the ICS. Attendees are provided with a basic knowledge of ICS terminology and organizational structure. The material explains the differences between on-incident ICS organizations and activities and the activities accomplished by Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs), Area Commands, and Multi-Agency Coordination Systems (MACS) and explains the implications of administrative, logistical, financial, and reporting activities during large scale events. At the end of this session the attendees will better understand the ICS and the major responsibilities of an Executive / Senior Official as related to an incident.Who Should Attend? Executives and Senior Officials, including Elected Officials, City/ County Managers, Agency Administrators, etc. March 29, 2017 (Warren)Warren County Emergency Operations Center 520 Justice Drive Lebanon, Ohio 45036 Enroll
EMA-L146_HSEEPL146 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation (HSEEP) ProgramCourse Description: This 3-day course is for individuals involved in exercise programs and / or exercise design, development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning. The Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Training Course is an intermediate-level training course that incorporates exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes. Participants learn about topics including exercise program management, design and development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning. The course is interactive allowing participants to share personal lessons learned and best practices while gaining practical experience. In addition to the instructor led course presentations, learning methods includes small group activities, videos, group discussions and introductions to HSEEP and capabilities-based planning (e.g., TCL, UTL, transition to Core Capabilities). This blended approach gives participants hands-on experience that readily translates to real-world exercise responsibilities. Activities include creating exercise documentation, conducting exercise planning conferences and briefings, and practicing exercise evaluation. There are 2.5 CEUs awarded upon successful completion of this course. March 29 - 31, 2017 (Franklin)Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-G605OH-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. This course also prepares students to perform, organize and teach IA Damage Assessment. Target Audience: County EMA; county and local government officials; CERT, ARES, other voluntary organizations and anyone interested in performing damage assessment for homes and businesses in the aftermath of a disaster. Prerequisite: There are no Pre-requisites for this course March 30, 2017 (Allen)Allen County Sanitary Engineers 3230 N. Cole Street Lima. Ohio 45801 Enroll
EMA-G288G288 Local Volunteer and Donation Management Course Description: This free training event supports local governments and their emergency management partners in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disaster events at the local level. The course is designed to strengthen the abilities of local jurisdictions to successfully prepare for and handle volunteer and donations management issues that may arise. The course content and activities may also serve as a template, thereby enhancing uniformity in addressing areas of donated unsolicited goods, unaffiliated volunteers, and undesignated cash. This training also provides information regarding the state’s volunteer and donations management responsibilities, which are designed to help build relationships between government and non-governmental organizations. This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Target Audience: Emergency Managers and voluntary organizations responsible for the management of spontaneous volunteers Local Volunteer/ Donations Coordinator, Coordinator’s Alternate, Leading stakeholders of voluntary organizations, State/ local VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) Chair or Designee, Public Information Officer or Liaison, Program Functional Leads, Government-Private Sector Liaison April 3-4, 2017 (Defiance)Defiance County EMA 22491 Mill Street Defiance, Ohio 43512 Enroll
EMA-ICS400HamiltonCoApril2017ICS-400 Advanced ICS Course Description: 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.April 4 – 5, 2017Nathanael Greene Lodge 6394 Wesselman Road Cincinnati, OH 45248Enroll
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)April 8, 2017 (Warren)Warren County Emergency Operations Center 520 Justice Drive, Lebanon, Ohio 45036 Enroll
EMA-ICS300ColumbianaCoApril2017ICS-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.April 10 - 12, 2017Federal Correctional Institution, Elkton Training Center 8730 Scroggs Road Lisbon, Ohio 44432 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 commu¬nity 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 course meets the minimum requirements set forth by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission for eight continuing education course hours. This is a "Required" course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) Program Recommended Prerequisites: IS-0100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100; IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; and/ or EOC Management courses. These courses are available at http://training.fema.gov/is/crslist.aspx . Independent Study Exams now require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number. If you do not yet have a SID, register for one today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid. Target Audience: Community ICS and EOC personnel. April 10, 2017 (Cuyahoga)North East Ohio Regional Sewer District 4747 E. 49th St. Cuyahoga Hts. OH. 44125 Enroll
EMA-ICS300ClarkCoApril2017ICS-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.April 11 - 13, 2017Clark County Combined Health District 529 East Home Road Springfield Ohio, 45503 *Use Entrance C for convenient entryEnroll
EMA-ICS300FranklinCoApril2017ICS-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.April 11-13, 2017Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-OH-606OH-606 Recovery from Disaster WorkshopThis 3-hour Workshop provides representatives of county / local emergency management, local governments (township, municipalities, county, special district, authorities, etc.), certain private non-profit organizations, and organized volunteer organizations with an overview of pre and post event topics related to disaster recovery. Training modules include an overview of the various supplemental State and Federal Disaster Assistance Programs, Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning and the post event Damage Assessment Process.Target Audience: The target audience for this course includes the following local government positions and allied professionals: Local elected official (Mayor, City/County Council Member, City/County Manager / Staff, City / County Planners/Staff, Regional Planning Commissions, Economic Development Districts, Finance Director/Assessor, Emergency Manager/Staff, Public Works Director/Staff, Building Inspector/Staff, Floodplain Manager/Staff, Health Care Administrator or Planner, Public Information Officer, Housing Director or Planner/Staff, Voluntary Agency Coordinator or Unmet Needs Committee Coordinator, Business Organization Representative, Administrative Director/Manager, State Recovery Staff and Partners April 12, 2017 (Portage)Maplewood Career Center, 7075 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH 44266 Enroll
EMA-ICS400ColumbianaCoApril2017ICS-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. April 13 - 14, 2017Federal Correctional Institution, Elkton Training Center 8730 Scroggs Road Lisbon, Ohio 44432 Enroll
EMA-ICS400FranklinCoApril2017ICS-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.April 13 – 14, 2017Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS300FultonCoApril2017ICS-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.April 17 - 19, 2017Fulton County Health Center Beck Meeting Room 725 South Shoop Avenue Wauseon, Ohio 43567Enroll
EMA-ICS300WarrenCoApril2017ICS-300 Intermediate ICS Course Description: 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.April 17 - 19, 2017Warren County Emergency Operations Center 520 Justice Drive Lebanon, Ohio 45036 (enter through the Board of Elections entrance) Enroll
EMA-OH-606OH-606 Recovery from Disaster Course Description: This 3-hour course provides representatives of county / local emergency management, local governments (township, municipalities, county, special district, authorities, etc.), certain private non-profit organizations, and organized volunteer organizations with an overview of pre and post event topics related to disaster recovery. Training modules include an overview of the various supplemental State and Federal Disaster Assistance Programs, Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning and the post event Damage Assessment Process. Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for this course. Target Audience: Local/state governments and/or private nonprofit organizations with facilities for emergency, medical, educational, utility, custodial care or other types of facilities that provide a governmental type service open to the general public. April 18, 2017 (Hamilton)Cincinnati – Hamilton County Regional Operations Center 2000 Radcliff Dr. Cincinnati, Ohio 45204 Enroll
EMA-OH-200SpringOH-200 Spring ConferenceThis conference is for county emergency managers, elected officials, and other local and state officials. 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.April 18 - 19, 2017 (OEMA)Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center 100 Green Meadows Drive South Lewis Center, Ohio 43035 Enroll
EMA-ICS400FultonCoApril2017ICS-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.April 19 – 20, 2017Fulton County Health Center Beck Meeting Room 725 South Shoop Avenue Wauseon, Ohio 43567Enroll
EMA-ICS400WarrenCoApril2017ICS-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.April 19 - 20, 2017Warren County Emergency Operations Center 520 Justice Drive Lebanon, Ohio 45036 (enter through the Board of Elections entrance) Enroll
EMA-G358G358 Evacuation and Re-Entry Planning Course Description: This 12-hour course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement an Evacuation and Re-Entry Plan for their jurisdictions. It uses a community’s Vulnerability Analysis and Evacuation Plan. It also addresses evacuation behavior and recommends methods to make evacuation and re-entry more efficient. This course does not address the decision to evacuate or re-enter. This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Target Audience: The target audience for this course includes the persons responsible for planning, implementing, and carrying out evacuations within a jurisdiction. This includes, but is not limited to, State and local government Emergency Program Managers, Emergency Planners, and Response Personnel. April 25 - 26, 2017 (Franklin)Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-ICS300MahoningCoMay2017ICS-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.May 1 - 3, 2017Mahoning County EMA 700 Industrial Road Youngstown, Ohio 44509Enroll
EMA-ICS300SummitCoMay2017ICS-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.May 2 - 4, 2017Summit County Public Health, Command Room, **Enter at Entrance A 1867 West Market Street Akron, Ohio 44313Enroll
EMA-G272G272 Warning Coordination CourseCourse Description: This 2 day course is the latest in the hazardous weather series of courses produced in partnership with the National Weather Service (NWS). Every year, the United States experiences more severe weather than any other country in the world. In order to reduce deaths, injuries, and property losses, Emergency Managers must work closely with the NWS and the news media to provide effective warnings that can be received and understood by people at risk. This course is intended to help facilitate that process. Course topics include: The Social Dimensions of Warning Response; Developing Effective Warning Messages; Developing an Effective Community Warning Process; and Working with the News Media to Create a Weather Warning Partnership. In addition to lecture and discussion, the course includes case studies, exercises, and an opportunity for interaction with representatives of the local news media. G-272 is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. Target Audience: The target training audience for Warning Coordination includes State, local, tribal, and territorial government emergency program managers, or officials responsible for coordination and communication. The secondary audience includes federal emergency management personnel and employees of Federal, State, local, tribal and territorial governments who work in the emergency management field. May 2-3, 2017 (Licking)Licking County Regional Communications Center (911 Center) 119 E. Main Street Newark, OH 43055 Enroll
EMA-L449-906TtTMay2017 MGT906-Incident Command System (ICS) TtT (L-449)L-449 Incident Command System (ICS) Curricula Train the Trainer (MGT906) prepares participants to deliver EMI's ICS curricula. Enhance your instructional skills and prepare to deliver FEMA's Incident Command Systems (ICS) curriculum. While ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses are addressed, the major emphasis is on ICS-300 and ICS-400. Students will learn from training professionals how to use adult-learning techniques to get the best out of the classes you teach. Students will develop and deliver a training module during the course. This course is 32 hours (4 days) and is scheduled through the State Administrative Agency only in cooperation with The Emergency Management InstituteMay 2 – 5, 2017Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-ICS400MahoningCoMay2017ICS-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.May 3 - 4, 2017Mahoning County EMA 700 Industrial Road Youngstown, OH 44509Enroll
EMA-OH607OH607 PA Cost Documentation/Damage Assessment Course Course Description: This workshop introduces students to the FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Program by addressing the basics of damage assessment, cost documentation and procurement. The FEMA PA Program provides financial assistance to state and local governments and certain private non-profit organizations for emergency work and infrastructure repairs/replacement following disasters. This workshop is designed for records keepers, administrative and fiscal personnel responsible for cost documentation and/or procurement. Target Audience: Local/state governments and/or private nonprofit organizations with facilities for emergency, medical, educational, utility, custodial care or other types of facilities that provide a governmental type service open to the general public. Prerequisite: There are no Pre-requisites for this course May 5, 2017 (Portage)Portage County Emergency Management Agency 8240 Infirmary Road Ravenna, Ohio 44266Enroll
EMA-ICS300ShelbyCoMay2017ICS-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.May 6 - 7, 2017Sidney Fire Department 222 W Poplar Street Sidney, Ohio 45365Enroll
EMA-ICS300MedinaCoMay2017ICS-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.May 8 - 10, 2017Medina County EMA 555 Independence Drive Medina, Ohio 44256 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. May 9 - 10, 2017 (Wayne)Wayne County EMA 201 W. North Street Wooster, OH 44691 Enroll
EMA-ICS400SummitCoMay2017ICS-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.May 9 - 10, 2017Summit County Public Health Command Room, **Enter at Entrance A 1867 W. Market Street, Akron, OH 44313 Enroll
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. This course also prepares students to perform, organize and teach IA Damage Assessment. Target Audience: County EMA; county and local government officials; CERT, ARES, other voluntary organizations and anyone interested in performing damage assessment for homes and businesses in the aftermath of a disaster. Prerequisite: There are no Pre-requisites for this course May 9, 2017 (Columbiana)Columbiana County Emergency Management Agency 215 S. Market Street Lisbon, Ohio 44432 Enroll
EMA-L146_HSEEPL146 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation (HSEEP) ProgramCourse Description: This 3-day course is for individuals involved in exercise programs and / or exercise design, development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning. The Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Training Course is an intermediate-level training course that incorporates exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes. Participants learn about topics including exercise program management, design and development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning. The course is interactive allowing participants to share personal lessons learned and best practices while gaining practical experience. In addition to the instructor led course presentations, learning methods includes small group activities, videos, group discussions and introductions to HSEEP and capabilities-based planning (e.g., TCL, UTL, transition to Core Capabilities). This blended approach gives participants hands-on experience that readily translates to real-world exercise responsibilities. Activities include creating exercise documentation, conducting exercise planning conferences and briefings, and practicing exercise evaluation. There are 2.5 CEUs awarded upon successful completion of this course. May 9 - 11, 2017 (Hamilton)Symmes Township Public Safety Building 8871 Weekly Lane Cincinnati, Ohio 45249 Enroll
EMA-ICS400MedinaCoMay2017ICS-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.May 10 - 11, 2017Medina County EMA (Located at the Medina County Jail) 555 Independence Dr. Medina, OH 44256Enroll
EMA-G557G557 Rapid Needs Assessment Course Course Description: This “free” 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. May 11, 2017 (Stark)Stark County EMA 4500 Atlantic Blvd. NE Canton, Ohio 44705 Enroll
EMA-ICS300PickawayCoMay2017ICS-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.May 15 - 17, 2017Harrison Township Fire Department 3625 St. Rt. OH-752, Ashville, OH 43103Enroll
EMA-OH607OH607 PA Cost Documentation / Damage Assessment Course Course Description: This workshop introduces students to the FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Program by addressing the basics of damage assessment, cost documentation and procurement. The FEMA PA Program provides financial assistance to state and local governments and certain private non-profit organizations for emergency work and infrastructure repairs/replacement following disasters. This workshop is designed for records keepers, administrative and fiscal personnel responsible for cost documentation and/or procurement. Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for this course. Target Audience: Local/state governments and/or private nonprofit organizations with facilities for emergency, medical, educational, utility, custodial care or other types of facilities that provide a governmental type service open to the general public. May 16, 2017 (Hamilton)Cincinnati – Hamilton County Regional Operations Center 2000 Radcliff Dr. Cincinnati, Ohio 45204 Enroll
EMA-ICS400ClarkCoMay2017ICS-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.May 17 - 18, 2017Springfield Fire Rescue Division 350 North Fountain Ave Springfield, Ohio 45505 Enroll
EMA-ICS400PickawayCoMay2017`ICS-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.May 17 - 18, 2017Harrison Township Fire Department 3625 St. Rt. OH-752, Ashville, OH 43103 Enroll
EMA-OH-606OH-606 Recovery from Disaster WorkshopThis 3-hour Workshop provides representatives of county / local emergency management, local governments (township, municipalities, county, special district, authorities, etc.), certain private non-profit organizations, and organized volunteer organizations with an overview of pre and post event topics related to disaster recovery. Training modules include an overview of the various supplemental State and Federal Disaster Assistance Programs, Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning and the post event Damage Assessment Process.Target Audience: The target audience for this course includes the following local government positions and allied professionals: Local elected official (Mayor, City/County Council Member, City/County Manager / Staff, City / County Planners/Staff, Regional Planning Commissions, Economic Development Districts, Finance Director/Assessor, Emergency Manager/Staff, Public Works Director/Staff, Building Inspector/Staff, Floodplain Manager/Staff, Health Care Administrator or Planner, Public Information Officer, Housing Director or Planner/Staff, Voluntary Agency Coordinator or Unmet Needs Committee Coordinator, Business Organization Representative, Administrative Director/Manager, State Recovery Staff and Partners May 18, 2017 (Jackson)Jackson Fire Department (Annex) 166 Pearl Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 Enroll
EMA-ICS400ShelbyCoMay2017ICS-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.May 20 - 21, 2017Sidney Fire Department, 222 West Poplar Street, Sidney, OH 45365Enroll
EMA-L110BasicAcademyMay2017L110 National Emergency Management Basic Academy (TtT)The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 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 foundational-level Basic Academy. The Basic Academy provides a structured and progressive framework for acquiring the knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the challenges of an ever-changing emergency management environment. The Foundations Course Train-the-Trainer (L110) consists of 1 day of discussion about course objectives, how to set up and facilitate the class, time management, and other general topics. The last 2 days will consist of participant teach-backs that summarize a portion of the Foundations course subject matter and describe activities and exercises in addition to time for critique and questions.May 22 - 26, 2017Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, OH 43235 Enroll
EMA-L958OpsSCFranklinCoMay2017L958 NIMS ICS All-Hazards Operations Section ChiefThis free four-day course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective OSC on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident, and 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an Operations Section Chief on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge. May 22 – 25, 2017Worthington Division of Fire and EMS 6500 North High Street Worthington, Ohio 43085 Enroll
EMA-G251G251 Emergency Management Amateur Radio ResourcesCourse Description: This “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 Mass Care/ Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) 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. June 6, 2017 (Licking)Licking County Regional Communications Center (911 Center) 119 E. Main Street Newark, OH 43055 Enroll
EMA-L962PSCHamiltonJune2017L-962 Planning Section Chief (PSC) CourseThis four-day course design provides local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Planning Section Chief (PSC) on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: PSC duties 1) managing the planning cycle and 2) tracking resources and incident status. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge (there is no charge to attend this course).June 12 - 15, 2017Nathanael Greene Lodge 6394 Wesselman Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45248 Enroll
EMA-L950IncidentCommanderJune2017L950 Incident Commander CourseCourse Description: This five-day course provides local- and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Incident Commander (IC) on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and command needs of the incident, and 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an IC on an All-Hazards ICS IMT. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.June 19 – 23, 2017Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-G361G361 Flood Fight OperationsThis free 2½ day course is for Emergency Managers, Public Works officials, Levee District representatives, and others responsible for planning, preparing, and managing the response to a flood. Using a combination of lectures, discussions, activities, and exercises, the course will take participants through the complete process from well before the flood to clean-up afterwards. Officials from every community at risk of flooding should take this training. This is an "Elective" course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) Program Prerequisites: None Target Audience: Federal, State, local, and tribal officials responsible for planning, preparing, and managing response to floods. August 8 - 10, 2017 (Licking)Licking County Regional Communications Center (911 Center) 119 E. Main Street Newark, OH 43055 Enroll
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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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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