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Course Name:
MGT 318 Public Information in an All-Hazards Incident
Course Description:
This course examines the role of public information in managing an all-hazards incident and provides practical training in crisis communication techniques. In such an incident, it is imperative that community leaders, incident managers, and public information officers are prepared to communicate with the public through the news and social media. The course focuses on the role of public information in incident management, the information needs of the public in a crisis, and the various means of effectively communicating through the news and social media. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to manage the major elements associated with public information in a WMD, terrorism and all-hazards incident.
Course Prerequisites:
No formal prerequisites. However, it is recommended that participants be familiar with the Incident Command System as outlined in FEMA Independent Study Program Courses IS100 and IS200.
Course Target Audience:
The course is designed for participants whose duties may require them to interface with news media representatives during their community’s response to a WMD/terrorism incident or major disaster. Course participants who would benefit from this training include the jurisdiction’s key elected officials, public information officers, key department heads, key public health and medical personnel, and emergency management officials from both the public and private sectors.
Additional Information:
1) All participants must register on the TEEX student portal with your FEMA SID number 2) All travel and meals will be on your own, adequate time for lunch will be provided 3) Please park in the parking lot off of 7th Ave No. When coming in the front door, you will be coming through security and a metal detector. The EOC is located on the second floor. 4) Facility questions: Chance Kness, (563)242-5712, ** Use the link below to register, complete pre-test, and provide other information
Event Dates:
12/5/2023 through 12/6/2023
Event Time:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day
Event Location/Address:
Clinton County EOC 241 7th Avenue N.
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County and District:
CLINTON - District: 6
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Point of Contact

Shawn Mecham
Phone Number:
(979) 500-6827
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