2013 Training Schedule
Hawks Nest State Park
Instructor: Don Williams/Carla McBee
19 FEB 0800 – 1600
20 FEB 0800 - 1200
Rapid Assessment Workshop, G250.7
Communities can use the Resource Guide and Facilitator’s Guide when developing the plan and procedures for rapidly and efficiently collecting disaster intelligence immediately following a disaster. This intelligence is used to prioritize response activities, allocate available resources, and specifically request resources to save and sustain lives.
Selection criteria: Any community working to improve its disaster intelligence collection procedures.
North Bend State Park
26 MAR 0800 – 1600
27 MAR 0800 – 1600
Instructor: Jeff Harvey/Doug Britvec
Recovery from Disaster, the Local Government Role, G270.4
This is a 2 day course and covers the roles and responsibilities of local recovery team members.
Selection criteria: Local government emergency managers, city and county administrators, community planners, building inspectors, and public works directors.
Twin Falls Resort State Park
23 APR 0800 – 1600
24 APR 0800 – 1600
G364 Multi-Hazard Planning for Schools
Instructor: Don Williams/Greg Burd
This 2 day course provides schools with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to review, enhance, and sustain their all-hazard school Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and how to train and exercise the school EOP. This course follows the guidance set forth in the FEMA Comprehensive Guide, CPG 101, for developing EOP and explains to utilize National Incident Management System (NIMS) as the foundation for planning and building partnerships with outside agencies such as law enforcement, fire, and emergency management.
Required: School EOP.
Selection Criteria: Principals, assistant principals, risk managers, school safety coordinators, school board members, transportation and food service coordinators, facility managers/building engineers, nurses, counselors, public information officers, teachers, and local first responders.
Blackwater Falls State Park
21 MAY 0800 – 1600
22 MAY 0800 – 1600
23 MAY 0800 – 1600
Debris Management, G202
This field course is designed for State, local, and Tribal personnel at all levels as well as public works directors, their staffs, and waste management personnel. The course provides an overview of issues and recommended actions necessary to plan for, respond to, and recover from debris-generating events.
Selection criteria: State, local, and tribal personnel.
Cacapon State Park
17 JUN 0800 – 1600
18 JUN 0800 – 1600
19 JUN 0800 – 1600
G393, Mitigation for Emergency Managers
Instructor: Jeff Harvey/Doug Britvec
This course is designed to train emergency managers and other interested individuals who have no specialized technical background, but who can support mitigation efforts as advocates. The course provides activities and exercises that build the participants’ ability to perform the tasks and responsibilities of the emergency manager’s role, create long-term strategies for disaster-resistant communities, identify local mitigation opportunities, select mitigation solutions to hazard risk problems, and find resources to carry out mitigation activities in a post-disaster environment.
Selection Criteria: Local government officials, emergency managers, community leaders in such efforts as voluntary organizations, businesses and industries, and other emergency service personnel.
Pipestem State Park
16 JUL - 0800 – 1600
17 JUL - 0800 – 1300
G775, Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management and Operations
Instructor: Dave Bradley/Don Williams
This course explores the role, design, and functions of the EOC 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 local, State, and Federal levels of government.
Selection Criteria: This course is open to all Federal, State, local 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 (VOAD).
Tygart Lake State Park
20 AUG 0800 – 1600
21 AUG 0800 – 1200
G191, Incident Command System/Emergency Operations Center Interface Instructor: Dave Bradley/Don Williams
This is a 1 ½ day course and provides an opportunity for participants to begin developing and ICS/EOC interface for their community. The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.
Selection criteria: Participants should be teams from community’s ICS and EOC personnel.
Chief Logan Lodge
17 SEP 0800 - 1600
18 SEP 0800 - 1600
19 SEP 0800 - 1600
L371, PA Eligibility Program
This is a 3 day course. The L371 PA eligibility course was originally and primarily designed for FEMA project specialists. It is an internal scenario-driven course that delves into simple and complex program eligibility questions. An introduction to process and project formulation occurs along the way. The instruction will be provided by personnel that have extensive knowledge and experience with the delivery of this reimbursement program. For state and local leaders, this course can prove to be instrumental in not only familiarization but also anticipation of the requirements for receiving federal and state assistance when a disaster occurs and especially when a presidential declaration has been granted.
Selection Criteria: Local government officials, emergency managers, community leaders, and other emergency service personnel.