Nov 2019 Offering

Course
G290 - Basic Public Information Officer Training (APS Elective Course)
Date & Times
Nov 5 - 6, 2019 from 8 AM - 5 PM; Nov 7, 2019 from 8 AM - 12 PM
Description

The Basic Public Information Officer Course (G0290) is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to start applying basic concepts underlying the Public Information Officer (PIO) role. This course can provide a basic understanding of the PIO function for those new to the position. This course will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident. It will help PIOs identify critical audiences, both internal and external. The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal or territorial level of government and in the private and nongovernmental sectors. This is the second course in the Public Information Training Series. The prerequisites for taking the G290 course are: G289, Public Information Officer Awareness Training; Participants can take the other prerequisites offered through the Independent Study section of the FEMA website: IS100.b, Introduction to Incident Command System (or ICS course for specific specialty: healthcare, public works, etc.); IS702.a, NIMS Public Information Systems; IS909, Community Preparedness: Implementing Simple Activities for Everyone. Completion of IS29 Public Information Officer Awareness may be substituted for the G289 course.

Hours
18
Max Attendance
25 (13 Open Seats)
Region
E
Location
City of Cape Girardeau Emergency Operations Center
1975 North Sprigg
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
POST Approved
Yes
Target Audiences
Public Safety Communications (911), Government Administrative, and Emergency Management
Availability
Local Only
Prerequisites

IS909
AND
IS029.A OR IS702 OR IS702.a OR IS029 OR G289
AND
IS100 OR IS100.FDA OR IS100.a OR IS100.SC OR IS100.HC OR IS100.PWb OR IS100.HE OR IS100.LE OR IS100.SCa OR IS100.HCb OR IS100.LEa OR IS100.b OR IS100.LEb OR IS100.PW OR IS100.FWa OR IS100.PWa OR IS100.c OR IS100.FW


Course Roster

Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.

Name Organization
Sexton, Jessica City of Cape Girardeau
Brennan, Nicolette City Of Cape Girardeau
Aceves, Evelyn Sikeston DPS
BOVACONTI, DEANNA Jefferson County EMA
Church, Lisa Southeast Missouri Food Bank
Doerge, Linda Cape Girardeau Co Public Health
Grim, Autumn Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center
Mann, Justin Southeast Missouri Food Bank
Mock, Amber Bollinger County Health Center
Morris, Amy Cape Girardeau Co. Public Health
Presley, Vanessa Cape Girardeau Co PHC
Volkerding, Jennifer Cape Girardeau Co Health
Wernsman, Jane Cape Girardeau Co PHC
Wratchford, Shelby National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency