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L 0103 Planning: Emergency Operations
Course Description:
This course in the National Emergency Management Basic Academy 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 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 Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 201, Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis, 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.
Event Location/Address:
DMACC Southridge Training site 1111 E Army Post Rd Campus Room #20
City and County:
Des Moines  -  POLK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
1) Complete the FEMA Form 119-25-1 (http://training.fema.gov/Apply/). Submit completed application and supporting prerequisites via email to Beth.lewis@iowa.gov 2) Individuals applying for EMI classes will be required to register using the FEMA Student Identification (SID) number. To register for a SID# go to: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Course Dates:
7/19/2018   through   7/20/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
MGT 312 Senior Officials Workshop for All-Hazards Preparedness
Course Description:
This workshop is intended for elected and appointed senior officials from your local jurisdiction that provides a forum for local or regional executives or other community entities, both in the public and private sector, that are likely to be involved in a disaster response.
Event Location/Address:
Grinnell Public Safety Building 1020 Spring St
City and County:
Grinnell  -  POWESHIEK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
1) Lunch will be on your own. 2) Must have FEMA Student ID # by first day of class (https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID )
Course Dates:
7/19/2018   through   7/19/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
Mass Care Tabletop Exercise
Course Description:
Heartland Dawn, a mass care tabletop exercise, provides a forum for district-wide, local, private and public partners to coordinate emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities/issues during a simulated interactive exercise that helps test the capabilities of each organization’s response plan. This exercise will prompt participants to address issues in their plans and identify address any shortfalls/gaps in plan revisions.
Event Location/Address:
Polk County Emergency Operations Center 1907 Carpenter Ave.
City and County:
Des Moines  -  POLK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
1. This facility takes a whole block with Polk County Public Health on the front (south side of building). Park in the south lot, enter from the east door. 2. Catered lunch will be provided. 3. All travel will be at the attendee’s expense.
Course Dates:
8/7/2018   through   8/7/2018    -   (10:00 AM  to  3:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
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: Governance, Hazard Analysis, Planning and Professional Development
Event Location/Address:
Polk Co EOC 1907 Carpenter Ave
City and County:
Des Moines  -  POLK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
1) Lunch will be at the Polk Co EOC. Please either bring a lunch or be prepared to do individual Jimmy Johns online orders using credit card payments. 2) Bring your printed materials with you--can be found at http://iowaema.com/index.php/empd-course
Course Dates:
8/9/2018   through   8/9/2018    -   (9:00 AM  to  4:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
L 01046 Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Basic Course
Course Description:
This is an intermediate-level course that provides a comprehensive overview of exercise design along with practical skill development in accordance with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Doctrine. This course uses activities that will give participants an opportunity to interact with many of the templates and other materials that are provided by the National Exercise Division to ensure exercises are conducted in a consistent manner. L0146 HSEEP course is delivered in a traditional classroom environment, at a local jurisdiction, and incorporates all of the same elements as the webinar version. It is mandatory that the participant complete all 16 hours of this course to receive full credit. Anything less will result in the participant’s need to re-register for another course and start from the beginning.
Event Location/Address:
DMACC Southridge Training site 1111 E Army Post Rd Campus Room #20
City and County:
Des Moines  -  POLK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
1) Complete the FEMA Form 119-25-1 (http://training.fema.gov/Apply/). Submit completed application and supporting prerequisites via email to Beth.lewis@iowa.gov 2) Individuals applying for EMI classes will be required to register using the FEMA Student Identification (SID) number. To register for a SID# go to: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Course Dates:
8/13/2018   through   8/14/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM)
Course Contact:
HSEMD Training Staff    -    visit our contact information page
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