Dec 2020 Offering
This course has been completed.
- AWR209-V - Dealing with the Media: A Short Course for Rural First Responders
- Date & Times
- Dec 1, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM; Dec 2, 2020 from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
AWR 209 Working with the Media: A Short Course for Emergency Responders is designed to provide emergency responders with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to interact with the media and perform public information functions in preparation for and during incidents. Many agencies from small and rural communities do not have a full- or part-time public information officer (PIO) on staff and responders often assume this responsibility without formal training and practice. The intent of this course is to prepare responders for interacting with the media when required, whether it be roadside at the scene of an incident or for conveying directions to the public in a crisis situation.
-Manage camera crews that show up unannounced at an incident scene.
-Know how to handle and control high-pressure TV interviews.
-Know where to look and what to say during the interview.
-Develop standard operating guidelines for responding to reporter calls.
-Use the Internet and social media for educating the public on hazards.
*Participants are required to use their own computer, tablet, or smartphone during the course. No group settings.
- Max Attendance
- 30 (7 Open Seats)
Virtual Instructor-Led Course
Virtual Instructor-Led Course, MO 65102
- POST Approved
- Target Audiences
- Public Health, Medical (Hospital), Law Enforcement, Government Administrative, Fire, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Emergency Management
- Open To The Public
- None Set
- Registrant Notes
December 1st and 2nd; 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
MUST ATTEND BOTH DAYS TO RECEIVE CREDIT AND HAVE INDIVIDUAL INTERNET ACCESSIBLE DEVICE. Minimum of 20 students for course to be held.
Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.
|Brusherd, Miles||U.S. Coast Guard|
|Cantrell, Christel||Howell County Rural Fire District #1|
|Carlyle, Tara||Western Missouri Medical Center|
|Crane, Justin||Cass County|
|Currier, Bekki||Holden R-III School District|
|Denney, Michael||City of Nevada|
|Dropic, Boris||Orange Police Department|
|Goodman, Walt||Boone Co. Fire Protection Dist.|
|Henley, Samantha||Benton/Camden County, MO Emergency Management Agency|
|Jennings, Bailey||Johnson County Emergency Management Agency|
|Jennings, Kimberly||Johnson County Central Dispatch E-911|
|Marler, Jacob||City of Ash Grove|
|Matheny, Erin||Sedalia-Pettis County EMA|
|Merrill, Mark||Caldwell County EMD|
|O'Day, Michael||Osage Beach Police Dept|
|Ogden, Kerry||Moody Volunteer Fire Department/ American Red Cross|
|Poteet, Cassidy||Johnson County Emergency Management|
|Schleicher, Samuel||University of Central Missouri|
|Tietsort, Nicholas||Audrain County EMA|
|VanWey, Jeremy||Warrensburg Fire Department|