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PER 213 Wide Area Search
Course Description:
Participants will be instructed in practical search methods and skills to perform systematic searches over a large affected area. The course content applies to a vast number of critical situations, including natural disasters or terrorist incidents. Topics include search management and planning, mapping, search strategies and skills, team management and communication. When disaster strikes it can be a challenge to effectively mobilize, organize, and deploy needed resources. The discipline applies to a vast number of critical situations including natural disasters or terrorist incidents. Participants are instructed in practical search methods and skills so they can perform systematic searches over a large affected area. The training includes challenging exercises that mirror real life scenarios.
Event Location/Address:
Winterset High School 624 Husky Drive
City and County:
Winterset  -  MADISON     (District 4)
Additional Information:
1) Participants are instructed in practical search methods and skills so they can perform systematic searches over a large affected area. 2) The three-day long event concludes with an in-depth exercise that requires participants to utilize the skills gained during the course. 2a) Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for 3rd day-exercise day. 3) Use main entrance of the school
Course Dates:
8/3/2021   through   8/5/2021    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:30 PM)
Registration Information:
https://teex.org/class/PER213/
Course Contact:
Diogenes  Ayala      dayala@madisoncounty.iowa.gov      (515) 468-7194
K 0103 Planning: Emergency Operations
Course Description:
This course is part of the National Emergency Management Basic Academy. 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.
Event Location/Address:
This is a virtual course offering from FEMA
City and County:
Virtual Offering  -  Other     (District 0)
Additional Information:
This is a virtual course 1) Students must attend ALL sessions to earn credit of attendance 2) Virtually facilitated over Adobe Connect 3) Register on the NETC online system and upload supporting documentation ** Please note - NETC Admissions will notify you of your acceptance into this course via email with an Acceptance Letter/Welcome Package. The Adobe Connect course manager will send a separate email prior to the course conduct, outlining how to register for this course within the Adobe Connect system.
Course Dates:
8/9/2021   through   8/12/2021    -   (12:00 PM  to  4:00 PM)
Registration Information:
https://training.fema.gov/generaladmissionsapplication/staticforms/startapplication.aspx
Course Contact:
Steve  Warren      steve.warren@iowa.gov      (515) 725-3201
K 0146 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Training
Course Description:
HSEEP exercise and evaluation doctrine is flexible, scalable, adaptable, and practical aid to stakeholders across the whole community. HSEEP doctrine is applicable for exercises across all mission areas: prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery. Using HSEEP supports the National Preparedness System. HSEEP doctrine is based on national best practices and is supported by training, technology systems, tools, and technical assistance. The National Exercise Program (NEP) is consistent with the HSEEP methodology. Exercise practitioners are encouraged to apply and adapt HSEEP doctrine to meet their specific needs.
Event Location/Address:
This is a virtual course offering from FEMA
City and County:
Virtual Offering  -  Other     (District 0)
Additional Information:
Individuals applying for EMI courses will be required to register using the FEMA Student Identification (SID) number ** To register, go to: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid. 1) Complete a FEMA Form 119-25-1, General Admissions Application form with student signature and signature of supervisor 2) Email the completed application and pre-requisite certificates to NETC Admissions office: netcadmissions@fema.dhs.gov
Course Dates:
8/9/2021   through   8/12/2021    -   (12:00 PM  to  4:00 PM)
Registration Information:
https://training.fema.gov/apply/119-25-1.pdf?d=2014-12-9 must be completed for the state to approve. You will be notified by EMI/FEMA of the course registration.
Course Contact:
Steve  Warren      steve.warren@iowa.gov      (515) 725-3201
EMPD-Emergency Mgmt Program Development Session #3
Course Description:
The Emergency Management Program Development course provides a comprehensive overview of the statutory requirements and professional duties of today’s emergency manager. Developed and delivered by practitioners in four separate 6 hour sessions, the course is an opportunity for peer to peer learning through lecture as well as task-oriented coaching. Technical and soft skill development in the areas of administration, planning, resource management, training, and exercises are included. Topics covered: Local Governance, Hazard Analysis, Planning and Professional Development
Event Location/Address:
Polk County Emergency Management, 1907 Carpenter Avenue
City and County:
Des Moines  -  POLK     (District 1)
Additional Information:
**Due to the COVID-19 event please adhere to the following: -The Polk County facility will keep everyone at 6' spacing -Please bring and wear a face covering while in the facility -Please follow the CDC guidelines. If you feel ill, have a temperature, or have a sore throat, stay home -If you have registered and are UNABLE to attend, please notify HSEMD immediately **This facility takes a whole block, with Polk County Public Health on the front (south side of bldg)—directly to the north of the Polk County Human Services (DHS) Building. Once parked in the lot to the south of building, enter on the EAST side of building. **Only park in the two east most rows or the southern most row. **Lunch will be at the Polk Co EOC. Please either bring your lunch or be prepared to do individual Jimmy Johns online orders using credit card payments. **Session documents can be found at http://iowaema.com/index.php/empd-course
Course Dates:
8/12/2021   through   8/12/2021    -   (9:00 AM  to  4:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
K 2300 Intermediate EOC Functions (virtually facilitated)
Course Description:
The K2300 Intermediate Emergency Operations Center Functions is a four-day course with the goal of assisting individuals and jurisdictions who desire to develop or improve their Emergency Operation Centers (EOC). By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate, through activities and a Final Exam, the managerial and operational roles of the modern day EOC as a NIMS Command and Coordination functional group operating within a Multiagency Coordination System (MACS).
Event Location/Address:
This is a virtual course offering from FEMA
City and County:
Virtual Offering  -  Other     (District 0)
Additional Information:
1) Course Length: This course is five (5) days in length 2) Virtually facilitated over Adobe Connect.
Course Dates:
8/16/2021   through   8/20/2021    -   (10:00 AM  to  2:30 PM)
Registration Information:
Each virtual offering will be limited to 25 students on a first registered basis. Apply for the K2300 (https://training.fema.gov/generaladmissionsapplication/).
Course Contact:
Steve  Warren      steve.warren@iowa.gov      (515) 725-3201
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