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Audio Gateway Information and Training Session
Course Description:
This training provides different levels of understanding on gateway (audio bridge) functionality and operations. Training will include overview and advanced Audio Gateway Operation with hands-on configuration and use training.
Event Location/Address:
Polk County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) 1907 Carpenter Avenue East Entrance
City and County:
Des Moines  -  POLK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
Class seats are limited, register early. Also indicate on registration if you have a gateway device in your county, the type, and if you will bring it (including radios, cables) with you for hands-on application.
Course Dates:
1/24/2018   through   1/24/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:00 PM)
Registration Information:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/audio-gateway-info-training-tickets-41459452338?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing
Course Contact:
Tracey  Bearden      tracey.bearden@polkcountyiowa.gov      (515) 286-2107
EMPD-Emergency Mgmt Program Development Session #1
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, Communications and Warning, Public Education, Grants 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:
2/8/2018   through   2/8/2018    -   (9:00 AM  to  4:00 PM)
Course Contact:
Cristie Duric and Beth Lewis (HSEMD)    -    visit our contact information page
AWR 136 Essentials of Community Cybersecurity
Course Description:
This 6-hr course provides individuals, community leaders and first responders with information on how cyber-attacks can impact, prevent, and/or stop operations in emergency responses.
Event Location/Address:
Polk County Emergency Management 1907 Carpenter Avenue
City and County:
Des Moines  -  POLK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
FEMA Student Identification Number (SID) required for the course. To obtain your SID, visit https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID
Course Dates:
2/20/2018   through   2/20/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  12:00 PM)
Registration Information:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/essentials-of-community-cybersecurity-awr-136-tickets-37766456488
Course Contact:
Jon  Davis      jon.davis@polkcountyiowa.gov      (515) 286-2107
Community Preparedness for Cyber Incidents - MGT 384
Course Description:
Community Preparedness for Cyber Incidents, is designed to provide organizations and communities with strategies and processes to increase cyber resilience. During this course, participants will analyze cyber threats and initial and cascading impacts of cyber incidents, evaluate the process for developing a cyber preparedness program, examine the importance and challenges of cyber related information sharing and discover low to no-cost resources to help build cyber resilience.
Event Location/Address:
Polk County Emergency Management 1907 Carpenter Avenue
City and County:
Des Moines  -  POLK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
FEMA Student Identification Number (SID) required for the course. To obtain your SID, visit https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID
Course Dates:
2/21/2018   through   2/22/2018    -   (1:00 PM  to  5:00 PM)
Registration Information:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-preparedness-for-cyber-incidents-mgt-384-tickets-37767509638
Course Contact:
Jon  Davis      jon.davis@polkcountyiowa.gov      (515) 286-2107
MGT 405 Mobilizing Faith Based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disaster
Course Description:
This 8-hour, planning and management-level course focuses on ingratiating faith-based organizations into disaster planning. This course emphasizes grassroots mobilization and coordination efforts as a means of engaging all faith communities, thereby reaching those marginalized communities most vulnerable to disaster, most frequently excluded from the planning process, and ultimately, most difficult to aid in recovery. This course introduces vital emergency management concepts to FBCO leaders, many of whom will have had no prior experience with emergency management and also seeks to educate emergency managers and first responders about the critical role FBCOs can play in strengthening preparedness.
Event Location/Address:
Grinnell Public Safety Building 1020 Spring Street
City and County:
Grinnell  -  POWESHIEK     (Region 1)
Additional Information:
1) Lunch will be provided 2) Travel on your own
Course Dates:
3/17/2018   through   3/17/2018    -   (8:00 AM  to  4:30 PM)
Course Contact:
Cristie Duric and Beth Lewis (HSEMD)    -    visit our contact information page
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