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Classes for Emergency Management and Homeland Security Personnel

Current Classes

Emergency Management Standard Training Course

This course will provide emergency management, preparedness, and homeland security personnel with valuable information regarding the 2019 Emergency Management Standard and its application. At the end of the course, participants may choose to certify as Accreditation Managers and/or Assessors. Serving as an Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) Accreditation Manager and an EMAP Assessor is an excellent way to serve the public and the profession of emergency management while broadening one’s knowledge of emergency management practices. The primary purpose of this training is to provide the necessary information, tools, and resources for personnel wishing to become an EMAP expert—whether to assist their Emergency Management Program achieve accreditation or build their Emergency Management Program and/or become a member of the EMAP Assessor Cadre.

This normally 2-day course will be taught over four day on Zoom from noon to 5 p.m. on November 19, December 3, 10 and 17.

Participants will be oriented to the following key topics:

  • Obtain a basic understanding of EMAP including the steps involved in the EMAP Accreditation Process.
  • Examine the 2019 Emergency Management Standard.
  • Understand how the 2019 Emergency Management Standard can be used to build Emergency Management Programs in the local, state, higher education, and private sectors.
  • Understand the responsibilities and expectations of an Accreditation Manager, Assessor, and Assessment Team Leader.
  • A brief tutorial on how to use the online EMAP Program Assessment Tool to conduct a gap analysis of Emergency Management Programs, document Emergency Management Program rationales, and incorporate Assessor findings.

November 19, 2020, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: Free

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