Apr 2020 Offering

This course has been cancelled.

Course
E105 - Public Information and Warning
Date & Times
Apr 8 - 9, 2020 from 8 AM - 5 PM
Description

This course introduces participants to what the Public Information Officer (PIO) does in emergency management, along with basic information about the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). The PIO topics covered include the role of the PIO; communication tools and resources encompassing social media; effective communication; preparing the community through outreach and other means; and communication in an incident. The IPAWS topics covered include what the system is and does, preparing alert and warning messages, and writing common alerting protocol messages. This is a 2-day classroom course that gives participants time to perform activities and exercises to reinforce the knowledge and build basic skills.

Selection Criteria: This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from Federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, and emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.

Hours
16
Max Attendance
30 (30 Open Seats)
Region
C
Location
Washington University School of Medicine
Mid Campus Center, Room 1404
4590 Childrens Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
POST Approved
No
Target Audiences
Emergency Management
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites
None Set
Registrant Notes

Must submit FEMA form 119-25-1 to laura.norris@sema.dps.mo.gov and have completed all pre-requisites, if applicable.


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