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CDP001 Cobra, WMD Responder Course
CDP002 Technical Emergency Response Training for CBRNE Incidents
CES01 Who's Behind the Cap and Gown

This presentation will explore important data about college students and the behavioral choices they make in today's college environment. Behaviors such as binge drinking, underage drinking, and drug use will be discussed in addition to coping strategies. This session is designed to help participants gain a better understanding how prevention efforts can be successfully implemented on college campuses.

CES02 Sexting and Internet Misuses

Sexting is the act of sending sexually explicit messages or photographs, primarily between mobile phones. With the advances of technology, young people who like each other today can pass much more than, simply, a hand written note! As such, while youth who behave provocatively and impulsively is not new, technology now provides a means to manifest this behavior in more dangerous ways that can be exceedingly harmful to others-including life threatening. This session will focus on current issues related to sexting. Additionally, the session will impart information about other ways that the internet, including social media tools, is misused and harmful to youth.

CES03 Self-harm in Adolescents and Young Adulthood: Intervention on the Front Lines

This session will review current data on the changing face of self-harm in adolescents and young adults in our communities. How often does self-harm occur in our teen and young adult population? What is included or not included in the definition of self-harm? Are there types of self-harm about which we should be more or less concerned? Information will be offered on interventions ranging from the most effective immediate response by parents, school guidance counselors, teachers, emergency workers, and others, to formal mental health treatments that are available, when needed.

CFDA 93.003 Hospital Emergency Prepardeness Incident Command & Mgmt.

ICS100, 200, 700 for Hospital Personnel

CH01 Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Technician
COML (COML) All Hazards Type III Communications Unit Leader

Through the Office of Emergency Communications Interoperable Communications Technical Assistance Program (OEC-ICTAP), the All-Hazards Type III Communications Unit Leader (COML) Class is available to provide DHS approved National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliant communications Unit Leader (COML) instruction to ensure that every state/territory has trained personnel capable of coordinating on-scene emergency communications during a multi-jurisdictional response.

Each student should be familiar with their Tactical Interoperable Communications Plan (TIC Plan) and/or their state/regional/local Communication Plan and communication assets.

Listed below are the Type III All-Hazards COML pre-requisites candidates must possess to receive a certificate for course completion.

• A public safety communications background with exposure to field operations.

• Fundamental public safety communications technology, supervisory, and personnel management skills.

• Knowledge of local communications and communications system, frequencies and spectrum, technologies, local topography, system site locations including knowledge of local, regional, and state communication plans, and communications and resource contacts.

• Completion of the ICS100, ICS200, ICS300, IS700, IS800B.

The COML Class is targeted for all local, regional, state and federal cross disciplinary emergency response professionals and coordination/support personnel with a communication background.

COML-1 COML Train-the-Trainer
COMT All-Hazards Communications Unit Technician (COMT) Course

This class provides introductory and refresher training for the NIMS ICS COMT position. It introduces public safety professionals and support staff to various communications concepts and technologies including interoperable communications solutions, LMR communications, satellite, telephone, data, and computer technologies used in incident response and planned events. Participants develop the essential core competencies required for performing the duties of the COMT in an all-hazards incident, including responsibilities while operating in a local, regional, or state-level All-Hazards Incident Management Team. Prerequisites: A public Safety Background with experience in field operations; Attendees need to have technical communications background for this class; Awareness of fundamental public safety communications technology; Basic knowledge of the local, regional, tribal, and State Communications Plan/points of contacts; completion of the IS100.b, IS200.b, IS700.a, and IS800.b.; Familiarity with the pre-course reading materials.

CRA Emergency Response to Terrorism: Basic Terrorist Incidents
CSRT CERT Search & Rescue Tutorial
DFS001 Fire Service Instructor I
DOD WMD Domestic Preparedness
DOE WMD Radiological Nuclear Awareness Course

This course is a weapons of mass destruction (WMD) radiological/nuclear overview designed for first responders and other personnel who are likely to be the first to arrive on the scene of a radiological/nuclear incident. It focuses on the basics of radiation, possible health effects, identification, and notification.

DOE MERRTT DOE MERRTT Radiation Specialist

This 40 hour is designed to meet the training competencies outlined in the 2013 version of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 472, Chapter 18, Competencies for the Hazardous Materials Technician with a Radioactive Material Specialty. The goal of NFPA 472 Chapter 18 is to provide the Radiation Specialist with the knowledge and skills to perform
the following tasks safely:
1) Analyze a hazardous materials incident involving radioactive materials to determine the complexity of the problem and potential outcomes
2) Plan a response for an emergency involving radioactive material within the capabilities and competencies of available personnel, personal protective equipment, and control equipment based on an analysis of the radioactive material incident
3) Implement the planned response to a hazardous materials incident involving radioactive material The course will include the use of high activity “live” radiation sources. Students are encouraged to bring their jurisdiction’s radiological survey instrumentation. The training will provide students the opportunity to work with and gain experience using those instruments in a field of radiation. This is an advanced level training course and students will be expected to be proficient in basic algebra, in addition to meeting the following technical prerequisites: Technician Level Hazardous Materials Certification; Completion of the US Department of Energy’s Modular Emergency Radiological Response Transportation Training (MERRTT), DHS/FEMA Radiological Response Team Initial Course, or equivalent; Completion of NIMS, ICS-100 & 200 Incident Command Courses

DOT001PROT Transit System Security

Participants will receive the necessary information on how to develop a System Security Program Plan (SSPP) and how to implement the program. They will be shown how to use resources to reduce crime and improve passenger and employee security. The course provides a uniform format for developing and implementing security policies and procedures through a SSPP with crime prevention as the major component. Included are basic security terms, the eight steps in threat and vulnerability identification, and resolution process. The course addresses security in system planning, design, and construction; agency policies and procedures; managing special security issues; and various types of transit security staffing. Incident command system and coordination of response efforts and resources (NIMS/NRP) are also included.

E0101 Foundations of Emergency Management

FEMA recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a Career Development Program through a progressive training and education system that includes the entry-level Academy, called the National Emergency Management Basic Academy. Training objectives for this course are based on the newly established emergency manager competencies that the National Emergency Management Association; the International Association of Emergency Managers; and state, local, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals have established in coordination with EMI.

The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: history; legal issues; intergovernmental and interagency context; influencing and organizing; social vulnerability issues; managing stress; collaboration, preparedness, and team-building; mitigation, response, prevention, and protection; ethical decision-making; recovery; technology; administration; and the future.

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

E0102 Science of Disaster

This course provides the participants with an overview of scientific principles and concepts that shape our increasingly dangerous world. The contents of the course include the following:
•Introduction to Science of Disaster provides a definition and benefits of science.
•Earth Science describes how the Earth’s design sets the stage for the world’s natural hazards including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, and landslides/sinkholes.
•Climatology describes the scientific basis of common atmospheric hazards including convective storms, tropical cyclones, and other hazardous weather.
•Chemical and biological basics identifies the scientific basis of chemical and biological threats.
•Explosive, radiological, and nuclear fundamentals identifies the scientific basis of those threats.

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

E0103 Planning: Emergency Operations

This course is designed to give basic concepts and planning steps to those new to the field of emergency management so that they may apply planning discipline and skills to challenges in their jobs. The course content includes Emergency Management Planning doctrine and steps to take to accomplish writing plans and using them to deal with special events, which are common challenges for all jurisdictions.

The content also derives from the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101, Developing and Maintaining State, Territorial, Tribal and Local Government Emergency Plans, and its six-step planning process and inclusive whole community philosophy. Likewise, doctrine from the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 201, Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA), is included in the course. Special event planning is then explained in the course, and table group activities to analyze plans for special events are conducted.

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.

E0105 Public Information and Warning

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.

E0132 Discussion-Based Exercise Design and Evaluation
E0133 Operations-Based Exercise Design and Evaluation

This course focuses on operations-based exercises. Exercise planning teams are challenged to design, conduct and evaluate a functional exercise. Emphasis is placed on exercise simulation and control and HSEEP template building. Selection Criteria: Participation in this course is limited to EMI Resident MEPP Candidates who have successfully completed E0132, Discussion-Based Exercise Design and Evaluation.

E0449 Incident Command System (ICS) Curricula Train-the-Trainer

This course expands and improves students' ability to deliver Emergency Management Institute's (EMI) Incident Command System (ICS) curricula. Students are provided training on the delivery of ICS-100: Introduction to the ICS, ICS-200: ICS for Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents, ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents, ICS-400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff Complex Incidents, ICS-402 ICS Overview for Executives and Senior Officials, and G0191, Emergency Operations Center/ICS Interface.

Selection Criteria:
Participants must have successfully:
-Completed the prerequisite courses (most current)
-Completed recognized training to achieve qualifications in techniques of instruction and adult education methodologies
-Qualify as either a Lead or Unit instructor as noted in the NIMS Training Program, September 2011

The student must demonstrate a working knowledge of ICS principles. They must have worked as an Incident Commander, in a Command or General Staff position(s) on incidents, planned events, or exercises that went longer than one operational period or involved a written incident action plan and involved multi-agency coordination.

Prerequisite Courses: (or most current)

Other Prerequisites:
Formal instructor training such as M-410, National Wildland Coordinating Group Facilitative Instructor, EMI Master Trainer Program, Fire Instructor I&2, ASTD, CTTI, POST, FLETC, college, private industry, E0141, Instructional Presentation and Evaluation Skills, Office for Domestic Preparedness Instructor Course, valid teaching certificate, or equivalent.

E0451 Advanced I: Application of Advanced Individual Concepts in Emergency Management

The goal of E0451, Advanced I: Application of Advanced Individual Concepts in EM, the first course of the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy curriculum, is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to perform responsibilities such as program management oversight, effective communication, research resources, applicable laws, policy considerations, collaboration, and strategic thinking. Advanced I is designed to provide participants with the skills to manage EM programs and will be essential to building the foundation for collaboration by bringing EM professionals together to share their experiences and establish a network.

The E0451 Advanced I course provides knowledge in management qualities, management styles, strategic thinking, decision making, problem solving, evaluation, strategic planning, budgeting, vision and mission statements, research methodology, laws, policy considerations, program risk management, collaboration and communication, and change management, in addition to personal application and reflection. Sharing best practices, lessons learned, tools, and documentation provides a firm understanding of Federal, State, Tribal, territorial and local EM programs, as well as how those programs can be effectively leveraged to support community needs and requirements.