Training

DHSEM requires all persons taking training to register through the Homeland Security Training Database system. This tool was created to streamline the registration and tracking process. In order to register for training, please go to www.onlinelearning.wv.gov/dmapscm6 

All listed courses are based on information provided through local THIRA submission and the decisions made at the Improvement Planning Workships.

2016 Training Schedule

 

​Course
Location
​Date ​Credit Hours
​​​​​​​​G290 - Basic Public Information Officer ​Capacon State Park
March 22-23, 2016
​16
​G108 - Community Mass Care and Emergency Assistance
​Days Hotel, Flatwoods
​April 26-28, 2016 ​24
​G311 - Hazardous Materials Contingency Planning ​WV State Police Academy ​May 25, 2016 ​8
​G290 - Basic Public Information Officer ​North Bend State Park ​June 14-15, 2016 16
​G291 - JIC/PIO ​Days Hotel, Flatwoods ​July 20, 2016 8
​Natural Disaster Awareness for Caregivers of Senior Citizens ​WV State Police Academy ​July 12, 2016 (8am-12 pm) ​4
Natural Disaster Awareness for Community Leaders
​WV State Police Academy
​July 12, 2016 (1pm-5 PM)
​4
G191 - EOC/ICS Interface
​Tygart Lake
August 23-24, 2016
​16
​G291 - JIC/PIO ​Blackwater Falls State Park October 19, 2016
​8
E/L - 0956 - NIMS All-Hazard Incident Commander Course
​Canaan Valley ​October 17-21, 2016 (Pending FEMA instructor availability; course IS confirmed) (Possible several more FEMA AHPS course TBD)​
Social Media Natural Disaster Response and Recovery (Day 1)  Social Media Tools and Techniques (Day 2) Social Media Engagement Strategies (Day 3) Region 3 Canaan Valley ​June 14-16, 2016 ​24
Social Media Natural Disaster Response and Recovery (Day 1)  Social Media Tools and Techniques (Day 2) Social Media Engagement Strategies (Day 3) Region 1 TBD
September 13-15, 2016
​24
*"Social Media Trio" currently under FEMA review for approval. Dates have been secured through NDPTC - Hawaii
*EOC Operations and Planning: TEEX will be scheduled for Capacon State Park in November. Waiting on availability from provider (one course has been secured; dates are not available until provider receives new cycle of funding).
* There will be several HSEEP courses scheduled throughout the year.
*Many trainings of opportunity will be scheduled but travel will not be included.

 

Requirements

County emergency management directors are required to have 48 hours of training each year. Half of those hours are to be classroom hours while the other half may be independent study hours.

Important Documents

NIMS Training Guidance

Travel Reimbursement Policy.pdfTravel Reimbursement Policy.pdf

Training Resources

Online Registration and Course Listings for DHSEM

Emergency Management Institute (EMI)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Independent Study

Federal Approved Catalog - Contact West Virginia TPOC for more information
State Approved Catalog - Contact West Virginia TPOC for more information 

Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP)
Texas Engineering Extension Service's National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (TEEX)
New Mexico Tech - Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC)
Nevada Test Site - Counter-Terrorism Operations Support (CTOS)
Louisiana State University - National Center for Biomedical Research and Training, Academy of Counter-Terroist Education (NCBRT)
Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium - Eastern Kentucky University

Advance Professional Series for Emergency Responders 

 
Regional Education Service Agencies (RESAs)
​Region ​Address ​Phone ​Website
​RESA 1
​400 Neville Street, Beckley ​304.256.4712 http://resa1.k12.wv.us
​RESA 2
​2001 McCoy Road, Huntington ​304.529.6205 http://resa2.k12.wv.us
​RESA 3
​3942 39th Street, Nitro ​304.766.7655 http://resa3.k12.wv.us
​RESA 4
​404 Old Main Drive, Summersville ​304.842.6440 http://resa4.k12.wv.us
​RESA 5
​2507 9th Avenue, Parkersburg ​304.485.6513 http://resa5.k12.wv.us
​RESA 6 ​30 GC&P Road, Wheeling ​304.243.0440 http://resa6.k12.wv.us
​RESA 7
​1201 N 15th Street, Clarksburg ​304.624.6554 http://resa7.k12.wv.us
​RESA 8
​109 S College Street, Martinsburg ​304.267.3595 http://www.resa8.org
 
 

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Contact
Christian Fernley
State Training Officer
304.558.5380
gregory.c.fernley@wv.gov