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AWR327 REP Exercise Controller Course

This course covers the roles, responsibilities, and conduct of REP Exercise Controllers during REP Exercises or Drills. The content is based on the REP Program Manual and best practices gathered from Subject Matter Experts. The course is designed for anyone fulfilling the role of an offsite controller from Federal, State, Local, and Tribal Emergency Management and Utilities involved with offsite REP exercises/drill control for NRC-licensed commercial nuclear power plants.

AWR328 All Hazards Preparedness for Animals in Disasters

This 12-hour course will provide tools to protect, respond to, and recover from the consequences of disasters e.g. fire, flood, heat, earthquake, tornadoes, hurricanes, hazardous materials and catastrophic disease exposure involving animals in rural communities. The course will introduce participants to the unique issues that must be considered and addressed when animals are involved in an emergency such as safe animal handling, animal evacuation, animal sheltering, humane euthanasia and carcass disposal, inclusion of animal management into existing ICS structures, federal support available during recovery, and unique considerations for conducting jurisdictional assessments and mapping evacuation routes. All content will be presented in a blended learning style in which introductory material will be presented online and hands-on, problem-solving activities will be completed in small groups at the face-to-face portion of the class.

Prerequisites can be found and completed at In addition a Web Based Training (WBT) course is required to be completed prior to approval. Information on the WBT will be provided when individuals register for the class.

AWR330 Incorporating Whole Community Inclusive Planning into the Emergency Management Process

The purpose of the Incorporating Whole Community Planning into the Emergency Management Process course is to familiarize emergency managers and planners with strategies to increase preparedness and resilience through focused engagement with stakeholders representing the whole community. The course is intended to promote greater understanding of comprehensive emergency management theory and practices that enable full integration of whole community concepts into plans and the planning processes. The course’s key deliverable is a comprehensive training offering that enhances awareness of whole community planning considerations in attendees.

AWR331 Winter Weather Hazards: Science and Preparedness

This eight-hour awareness-level course is designed to prepare participants to understand the basics of winter weather science, the winter weather forecasting process, how winter weather forecasts are communicated, and the fundamentals of winter weather safety and preparedness. Since winter storms can strike every state in the United States, it is important that every community be ready for the hazards associated with them. This awareness-level course will fulfill the goals of the “whole community” approach to emergency management by reaching a broad sector of the community. Multiple core capabilities will be addressed, with particular emphasis on” public information and warning” and “threats and hazard identification.” Participants who represent sectors such as mass care services, health and social services, operational communications, critical transportation, and planning would further expand the discussions in this course to other corresponding core capabilities.

AWR332 Hazardous Weather Preparedness for Campuses

This is an eight-hour awareness-level course to provide emergency managers, first responders, and campus officials with a basic understanding of the latest knowledge of the best practices of hazardous weather preparedness activities for academic campus communities. This awareness-level course will fulfill the goals of the “whole community” approach to emergency management by reaching a broad sector of the community. Multiple core capabilities will be addressed, with particular emphasis on “public information and warning” and “planning.” Participants who represent sectors such as mass care services, health and social services, operational communications, critical transportation, and planning would further expand the discussions in this course to other corresponding core capabilities.

AWR333 IED Construction and Classification

The IED Construction and Classification Course with a basic understanding of the function, components, construction, and classification of IEDs.

AWR334 Introduction to the Terrorist Attack Cycle

The Introduction to the Terrorist Attack Cycle course introduces a conceptual model of common steps that terrorists take in planning and executing terrorist attacks. It enhances participants' awareness and capability to prevent, protect against, respond to, and mitigate attacks that use IEDs against people, critical infrastructure, and other soft targets.

AWR335 Response to Suspicious Behaviors and Items

The Response to Suspicious Behaviors and Items course serves as an overview of appropriate responses to suspicious behaviors and items by differentiating normal and abnormal behaviors and highlighting appropriate responses to potential terrorist or criminal activity. It also discusses the differences between unattended and suspicious items, and the response for each situation.

AWR337 IED Explosive Effects Mitigation

The IED Explosive Effects Mitigation course introduces participants to the effects of detonations and details the difference between blast, thermal/incendiary, and fragmentation effects and the destructive consequences of each on various targets. It also describes security measures and best practices that can help prevent or mitigate explosive effects.

AWR338 Homemade Explosives (HME) and Precursor Awareness

The HME and Precursor Awareness course provides a basic understanding on HMEs and common precursor materials. Participants will define HMEs, explain the considerations perpetrators have when evaluating whether or not to use HMEs as the explosive for an attack, and identify common precursor chemicals and materials used to make HMEs.

AWR340 Protective Measures Awareness

The Protective Measures Awareness course introduces participants to identifying adn filling facility security gaps. It provides a basic understanding on risks, risk management, and the three rings of security: physical protective measures, procedural/technical protective measures, and intelligence protective measures.

AWR342 Maturing Public-Private Partnerships

The Maturing Public-Private Partnerships Workshop is a two-day, in-person instructional training program. Topics covered in this Workshop include the historic foundations of public-private partnerships; what makes a successful partnership and typical problem areas; standardized methods to align interests and outcomes and leverage collaboration and communications; procedures to build strong pre-incident partnership teams and shared situational awareness during events; innovative models, legal considerations, and workshop tools. This Workshop will require in-person dialogs among stakeholders to explore lessons learned and fully vet best practices. The Workshop culminates in the presentation of personal partnership improvement plans that each participant will develop during the two days of training.

AWR345 Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Disaster Management

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are an emerging technology poised to revolutionize disaster management. This eight-hour awareness level course is an introduction to UAS use in disaster management, from mitigation and preparedness to response and recovery, to help emergency managers, first responders, and others understand the basics of this important emerging field. It is intended to help participants gain a basic understanding of UAS; learn the general concepts to help an agency build a successful UAS program; understand the FAA regulations of UAS; identify when UAS would enhance a disaster mission; understand the basics of UAS types and sensors; learn the importance of involving the local community in all stages of UAS program development; and understand the critical need to ensure that privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties are thoroughly addressed, including with data collection, retention, management, security, oversight, and accountability.

AWR346 Introduction to Radiological/Nuclear WMD Operations for Law Enforcement

This course provides law enforcement personnel with fundamental knowledge regarding two distinct mission spaces related to Radiological/Nuclear threats. The course addresses the Preventive Radiological Nuclear Detection (PRND) mssion including program structure, operational modes, and federal assets. The response mission area includes an overview of recognition of the threat or incident, protective measures, notifications and securing the incident site during Radiological/Nuclear WMD incidents as they relate to law enforcement operations.

AWR347 Climate Adaptation Planning for Emergency Managers

This eight-hour awareness-level course will prepare participants to describe the principles of climate adaptation planning for emergency management and first response processes. This course will train participants to be able to discuss the impact of weather hazards on critical infrastructure and key resources, and explain how climate change projects will affect those impacts. The processes of common weather hazards, climate variability, and climate change will be addressed alongside risk assessment paradigms.

The objectives of this course are to enable participants to do the following: - Discuss weather hazards and changing climate patterns; -Explain climate-related risks and vulnerabilities specific to emergency management; and, -Give examples of climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies relevant to emergency management and first response processes.

AWR348 Bombing Prevention Awareness Course

The Bombing Prevention Awareness Course (BPAC) provides participants knowledge of general bombing prevention measures from improvised explosive device (IED) construction and classification through protective measures for potential bombing incidents. It enhances the participant's understanding of the IED threat and potential response picture that aids the participant in mitigating the impact of a bombing incident while considering time constraints of CI owner/operators and response personnel.

AWR355-W Community-led Action in Response to Violent Extremism

Community-led Action in Response to Violent Extremism is a 4-hour online course targeted at the FEMA “awareness” training level. CARVE provides community-focused, rigorously researched, and academically-informed instruction on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). CARVE is comprised of two modules and is intended to provide a general introduction to radicalization to violence and community-based efforts. This self-paced course will be available to an unlimited number of participants.

AWR356 Community Planning for Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery is a complex, costly, and potentially lengthy process. Depending on the scope of a disaster, recovery efforts can last years and cost millions of dollars. Planning has a direct positive impact on a community’s ability to recover from disasters. Planning for disaster recovery before disasters occur can significantly speed up and facilitate the post-disaster recovery process.

Community Planning for Disaster Recovery is an eight-hour awareness-level course that provides facilitated discussions on key concepts for disaster recovery planning, including the benefits of pre-disaster planning, key elements, and the plan development process. This course will prepare participants to initiate disaster recovery plans and participate in the long-term recovery planning process in their own communities through the review of case studies and existing disaster recovery plans.

The goal of this course is to prepare participants to evaluate and develop disaster recovery plans in the context of the Whole Community approach to planning.

Course Modules: - Introduction to Disaster Recovery Planning - Partners in Disaster Recovery - Disaster Recovery Plan Elements - Disaster Recovery Plan Development

AWR362 Flooding Hazards: Science and Preparedness

This eight-hour awareness-level course addresses the current science of the causes of floods (both meteorological and otherwise), flood forecasting, flood risk assessment, and best practices for preparation and mitigation for both short- and long-fuse flooding events. Course objectives include: -Differentiate between different types of flooding hazards based on the meteorological and hydrological conditions; -Access and interpret FEMA flood risk maps for their area; -Identify organizations involved in forecasting and monitoring flooding, and understand their products; and, -Describe dissemination methods for public warnings.

AWR900 Framework for Healthcare Emergency Management (FRAME)

FRAME is a four-day, 32-hour course which provides healthcare personnel with a foundation of knowledge in healthcare emergency management. The course includes lectures on standards, regulations, and organizations affecting healthcare entities and the integration of government agencies and stakeholders; disaster preparedness planning; staffing and personnel; emergency management issues for healthcare; PPE and decontamination; evacuation, isolation, and quarantine; ethical issues; financial issues; public affairs; and training, drills, and exercises. Small exercises are conducted in hazard vulnerability assessment, managing medical surge, and developing a SOCO. The final exercise provides an opportunity to apply a majority of the fundamental principles learned in the course. Prerequisites: Training in ICS: IS-100 level (minimum) and IS-700, or IS-700.a, and IS-200 (optional). The CDP recommends that candidates also have the following: Understanding of the ICS as it applies to healthcare Familiarity with Joint Commission (JC) standards on emergency management Familiarity with local emergency operations/response plans.

AWR901-1 Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents - Basic Train the Trainer
BDLS Basic Disaster Life Support
BNICE Biological Nuclear Incendiary, Chemical and Explosives

This course provides detailed information on chemical, nuclear, biological, incendiary and explosive devices. Participants will gain an understanding of the characteristics, chemical properties and effects of the various agents that comprise BNICE devices. Instruction will cover monitoring, detection, and personal protection equipment (PPE) for response personnel. Means of employment, response techniques and tactical considerations will be covered in depth. While this is a technical course, it provides exceptional depth and insight for nontechnical personnel without overwhelming them with technical detail.

C116 First Responder Trng (Awareness Crs)
CCP01 Annual Volunteer Symposium

Topics for the Symposium will include: Citizen Corps Program grant changes; Infections and myths surrounding mass fatality events; Mass sheltering overview; Mental health overview of the Joplin response; Psychological first aid; Volunteer management skills; Volunteering in mass fatality events; Volunteers and social media. The symposium will conclude with a tabletop exercise.