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  • Free Emergency Management Course
     December 11, 2023 - December 13, 2023
     8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Capital Area Council of Governments - Pecan Room

Venue Phone: 512-916-6000

Venue Website:

Venue Address:
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165, Austin, Texas, 78744, United States


Please enter the Pecan through the CAPCOG main entrance. You will pass the CAPCOG reception desk.

Texas Disaster Accounting 101 trains public safety personal and other municipal and county officials to understand the documentation requirements to maximize their reimbursement potential after a declared disaster.

This high-level course covers basic disaster accounting documentation requirements, processes, and procedures, and cost tracking. It should assist jurisdiction personnel with implementing appropriate processes and procedures for the entire disaster timeline before a disaster takes place to help maximize reimbursement potential. It includes live, instructor-led presentations, interactive breakout sessions, and a disaster documentation simulation.

Upon completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Locate and explain federal, state, and local regulations concerning purchasing, payroll, and cost tracking before, during, and after emergencies.
  • Explain common terms in their own words.
  • Discuss Documentation requirements, processes, and procedures including:
    • Cost tracking
    • Cost documentation
    • Document retention
    • Illustrate preparedness for Audits of federal grant funds.

TDEM Course No.: T-600

Instructor: David Williams

Special Instructions

Registration for this course is taking place on PreparingTexas.org.

To promote a professional environment, CAPCOG requires proper business attire. T-shirts, shorts, capri pants and flip-flops are prohibited. No meals provided with training.

For Questions

Contact Dee Harrison, CAPCOG Homeland Security program manager.