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Ohio EMA Training Current Course List

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Course IDNameDescriptionSessionLocationEnroll
L-146 HSEEPL-146 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation ProgramThis 2-day intermediate-level training program is designed for individuals involved in exercise programs and/or exercise design, development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning. It incorporates exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes. Participants should come with a basic understanding of exercise design and HSEEP terminology. Course topics include exercise program management, design and development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning.December 10 - 11, 2019 (Ohio EMA)***Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-G-191G-191 Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) InterfaceThe course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS)/Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface.December 12, 2019 (Franklin)Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-G-191G-191 Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) InterfaceThe course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS)/Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface.December 17, 2019 (Lake)Lake County Emergency Operations Center 8505 Garfield Rd. Mentor, OH 44060Enroll
EMA-MGT347ICSFormsLorainCoJan2020AMMGT-347 ICS Forms Review (Morning)The MGT-347 ICS Forms Review course is a 4-hour workshop that provides emergency response supervisors and mid- to upper-level managers with a detailed introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS) forms used in the development of an Incident Action Plan (IAP) and/or Coordination Action Plan (CAP). Participants will examine the primary forms used in an IAP/CAP, as well as supporting and other utility forms. In addition, participants will review the planning process and where, within that process, the forms are filled out and by whom. The workshop includes a practical application designed to instruct participants in the development of Specific, Measurable, Action-oriented, Realistic, and Time-based (SMART) control and management objectives.January 7, 2020 (AM)Oberlin Fire Department 430 South Main Street Oberlin, OH 44074Enroll
EMA-ICS300LorainCoJan2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour classroom course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS) and Individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS 100 and ICS 200 courses. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.January 7 - 9, 2020Oberlin Fire Department 430 South Main Street Oberlin, OH 44074Enroll
EMA-ICS300PrebleCoJan2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. January 11, 12 & 18, 2020Eaton City Fire Department, Station 2 391 West Lexington Road Eaton, Ohio 45320Enroll
EMA-ICS300MahoningCoJan2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This course is provided by TEEX. This 21-hour classroom course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS) and Individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS 100 and ICS 200 courses. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.January 13 - 15, 2020Boardman Fire Department, Station 71 7440 Market Street Boardman, OH 44512Enroll
EMA-G-393G-393 Mitigation for Emergency ManagersThis course is designed to enable the non-technical emergency worker to acquire skills in the use of mitigation. The course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards. It addresses the important roles of the emergency program manager (or other local government representative) in mitigation: motivator, coordinator, and monitor in local implementation of the National Mitigation Strategy.January 14-16, 2020 (Ohio EMA)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-G-318 G-318 Mitigation Planning Workshop for Local GovernmentsThis is a 2-day, 16 hour course that provides plan developers with the information necessary to prepare and implement a local hazard mitigation plan.January 15-16, 2020Hamden Fire Department 100 Wilkesville Street Hamden , Ohio 45634Enroll
EMA-ICS400OttawaCoJan2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.January 16 - 17, 2020Magruder Hospital 615 Fulton Street Port Clinton, OH 43452Enroll
EMA-G-402G-402 ICS Overview for Executives and Senior OfficialsThe purpose of this course is to familiarize Senior Officials (executives, elected and appointed officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) their role in supporting incident management within the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Upon completion of this course, students will be able to explain National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) tenets and the role of the four command and coordination entities (ICS, EOC, MAC Group and JIS) within NIMS). **There are no pre-requisites required for this courseJanuary 17, 2020Dublin Justice Center 6565 Commerce Parkway Dublin, Ohio 43017Enroll
EMA-ICS400PrebleCoJan2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.January 19 & 25, 2020Eaton City Fire Department, Station 2 391 West Lexington Road Eaton, Ohio 45320Enroll
EMA-ICS300RichlandCoJan2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICSThis 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. January 21 - 23, 2020Longview Center 1495 West Longview Mansfield, Ohio 44906Enroll
EMA-ICS300HockingCoJan2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. January 21 - 23, 2020Hocking County EOC 52 East 2nd Street Logan, Ohio 43138Enroll
EMA-G-290 & G-291G-290 & G-291 Public Information Officer (PIO) / Joint Information Center (JIC)This "Free" training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Series. It uses interactive presentation and practical applications to convey information and engage the participants in learning. The Basic Public Information Officer (PIO) Course is designed to prepare participants to function as full or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively. January 21-23, 2020Lake County EMA, 8505 Garfield Rd. Mentor Ohio 44060Enroll
EMA-G-557G-557 Rapid Assessment WorkshopThis course provides information and resources that will enable participants to plan an effective Damage Assessment Program and conduct rapid and effective damage assessments in order to save lives, protect property and the environment, and begin the process of recovery and mitigation.January 23, 2020Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS300MorrowCoJan2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. January 24 - 26, 2020Johnsville Fire Department 7478 County Road 242 Bellville, OH 44813Enroll
EMA-G-290 & G-291G-290 & G-291 Public Information Officer (PIO) / Joint Information Center (JIC)This "Free" training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Series. It uses interactive presentation and practical applications to convey information and engage the participants in learning. The Basic Public Information Officer (PIO) Course is designed to prepare participants to function as full or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively. January 28-30, 2020Union Township Civic Center 4350 Aicholtz Rd Cincinnati, OH 45245Enroll
EMA-ICS400HockingCoFeb2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.February 3 – 4, 2020Hocking County EOC 52 East 2nd Street Logan, Ohio 43138Enroll
EMA-ICS400FranklinCoUpperArlingtonFeb2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.February 4 - 5, 2020Upper Arlington Fire Station 72 3861 Reed Road Upper Arlington, Ohio 43220Enroll
EMA-MGT347ICSFormsFeb2020PMMGT-347 ICS Forms Review (Afternoon)The MGT-347 ICS Forms Review course is a 4-hour workshop that provides emergency response supervisors and mid- to upper-level managers with a detailed introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS) forms used in the development of an Incident Action Plan (IAP) and/or Coordination Action Plan (CAP). Participants will examine the primary forms used in an IAP/CAP, as well as supporting and other utility forms. In addition, participants will review the planning process and where, within that process, the forms are filled out and by whom. The workshop includes a practical application designed to instruct participants in the development of Specific, Measurable, Action-oriented, Realistic, and Time-based (SMART) control and management objectives.February 4, 2020 (PM)Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-MGT904ICS300FranklinCoFeb2020ICS-300 Intermediate for Expanding IncidentsThis 21-hour classroom course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS) and Individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS 100 and ICS 200 courses. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.February 5 – 7, 2020Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS400MorrowCoFeb2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.February 8 – 9, 2020Johnsville Fire Department 7478 County Road 242 Bellville, OH 44813Enroll
EMA-ICS300WayneCoFeb2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. February 8 – 10, 2020Wayne County EMA 201 West North Street Wooster, Ohio 44691Enroll
EMA-OH-607OH-607 PA Cost Documentation / Damage AssessmentThis workshop introduces students to the FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Program by addressing the basics of damage assessment, cost documentation and procurement. The FEMA PA Program provides financial assistance to state and local governments and certain private non-profit organizations for emergency work and infrastructure repairs/replacement following disasters. This workshop is designed for records keepers, administrative and fiscal personnel responsible for cost documentation and/or procurement.February 13, 2020Summit County Public Health 1867 West Market Street – Entrance A Akron, Ohio 44313Enroll
EMA-ICS400RichlandCoFeb2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.February 18 – 19, 2020Longview Center 1495 West Longview Mansfield, Ohio 44906Enroll
EMA-G-386G-386 Mass Fatalities IncidentThis course prepares state and local response personnel and other responsible agencies and professionals to handle mass fatalities effectively and to work with the survivors in an emergency or disaster. This course covers incident management, mass fatalities, planning before and operations during an incident, establishing the morgue, family assistance support operation, and assistance from the federal government. The course concludes with a tabletop exercise. Participants will learn to identify the characteristics of a mass fatality incident and identify the roles and responsibilities of key personnel in the incident. In addition, the instructor will describe the steps required to respond to a mass fatalities incident, including catastrophic numbers of fatalities and contaminated remains, and help participants determine their jurisdiction’s preparedness for a mass fatalities event.February 20-21, 2020Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS400WayneCoFeb2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.February 22 – 23, 2020Wayne County EMA 201 West North Street Wooster, Ohio 44691Enroll
EMA-OH-230OH-230 Introduction to Emergency Management in OhioThis 3 ½ -day course provides new emergency managers and staff with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to develop an effective emergency management program in the state of Ohio. The course provides information on basic emergency management concepts and functions and how they are applied in Ohio. It includes modules on mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery, laws and authorities, and funding and grants. Understanding the fundamental principles and practices of emergency management provides a framework for the future professional growth of every emergency manager and responder. This course is designed to provide a basic framework and understanding of emergency management and homeland security in Ohio. February 24 - 27, 2020 (Ohio EMA)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43263 Enroll
EMA-ICS400LorainCoMarch2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.March 2 - 3, 2020Oberlin Fire Department 430 South Main Street Oberlin, OH 44074Enroll
EMA-G-290 & G-291G-290 & G-291 Public Information Officer (PIO) / Joint Information Center (JIC)This "Free" training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Series. It uses interactive presentation and practical applications to convey information and engage the participants in learning. The Basic Public Information Officer (PIO) Course is designed to prepare participants to function as full or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively. March 10-12, 2020Summit County Public Health 1867 West Market Street – Entrance A Akron, Ohio 44313Enroll
EMA-L102ScienceofDisasterMarch2020L102 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.March 16 – 18, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-G-358G-358 Evacuation and Re-Entry PlanningThis 12-hour course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement an evacuation and re-entry plan for their jurisdictions. It uses a community’s vulnerability analysis and evacuation plan. It also addresses evacuation behavior and recommends methods to make evacuation and re-entry more efficient. This course does not address the decision to evacuate or re-enter.March 17-18, 2020 (Lake)Lake County EMA, 8505 Garfield Rd. Mentor Ohio 44060Enroll
EMA-G-191G-191 Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) InterfaceThis course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS)/Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface.March 18, 2020 (Tuscarawas)Tuscarawas County EOC 2295 Reiser Ave New Philadelphia, OH 44663Enroll
EMA-ICS400MGT905FranklinCoMarch2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This two-day course builds upon information covered in the ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-300 courses and explains the roles and responsibilities of local, county, state, and federal agencies involved in managing an expanding incident. Students will participate in-group activities that introduce the use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.March 18 - 19, 2020Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-L103PlanningEmergencyOpsMarch2020L103 Planning: Emergency OperationsThis 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.March 19 – 20, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-OH/L-146OH/L-146 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation ProgramThis 2-day intermediate-level training program is designed for individuals involved in exercise programs and/or exercise design, development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning. It incorporates exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes. Participants should come with a basic understanding of exercise design and HSEEP terminology. Course topics include exercise program management, design and development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning.March 25-26, 2020 (Franklin)Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS400MahoningCoMarch2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS Provided by TEEX This training is a 15-hour classroom course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.March 30 - 31, 2020Boardman Fire Department, Station 71 7440 Market Street Boardman, OH 44512Enroll
EMA-OH-202OH-202 Debris Management WorkshopThis free course provides an overview of issues and recommended actions necessary to plan for, respond to, and recover from a major debris-generating event with emphasis on State and; local responsibilities. Developed from a pre-disaster planning perspective, the course includes debris staff organizations; compliance with laws and regulations; contracting procedures; debris management site selection; volume-reduction methods; recycling; special debris situations; and supplementary assistance.March 31, 2020 (Richland)Longview Center 1495 West Longview Ave. Mansfield, OH 44906Enroll
EMA-G-393G-393 Mitigation for Emergency ManagersThis course is designed to enable the non-technical emergency worker to acquire skills in the use of mitigation. The course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards. It addresses the important roles of the emergency program manager (or other local government representative) in mitigation: motivator, coordinator, and monitor in local implementation of the National Mitigation Strategy. **This is a REQUIRED course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.March 31 - April 2, 2020 (Hamilton)Cincinnati-Hamilton County Regional Operations Center 2000 Radcliff Dr. Cincinnati, OH 45204Enroll
EMA-G-402G-402 ICS Overview for Executives and Senior OfficialsThe purpose of this course is to familiarize Senior Officials (executives, elected and appointed officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) their role in supporting incident management within the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Upon completion of this course, students will be able to explain National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) tenets and the role of the four command and coordination entities (ICS, EOC, MAC Group and JIS) within NIMS). **There are no pre-requisites required for this courseApril 1, 2020 (Ohio EMA)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-G-289G-289 Public Information Officer (PIO) AwarenessThe Public Information Officer (PIO) Awareness Course is a “Free” course designed to familiarize participants with the concepts underlying the PIO role. The material provides a basic understanding of the PIO function for those new to the position. It orients the participants to the public information function and the role of the PIO in the public safety / emergency management environment. This training forms the foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. Additionally, it provides those in executive level roles the necessary knowledge of PIO roles and responsibilities during an emergency.April 6, 2020 (Hocking)Hocking County EOC 52 E. 2nd St. Logan, OH 43138Enroll
EMA-OH-200 SpringOH-200 Spring ConferenceThis conference is for county emergency managers, elected officials, and other local and state officials. It provides an update on federal, state, and local emergency management and homeland security priorities, goals, and programs and provides an opportunity for participants to get the latest updates on a broad range of timely and relevant subjects. The Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) mandates that all EMA Directors attend two (2) such seminars each year. April 8 - 9, 2020 (Ohio EMA)Crowne Plaza Columbus North - Worthington 6500 Doubletree Avenue Columbus, OH 43229Enroll
EMA-ICS300SummitCoApril2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. April 14 - 16, 2020Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department Training Room 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221Enroll
EMA-ICS400SummitCoApril2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.April 21 - 22, 2020Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department Training Room 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221Enroll
EMA-L449-906TtTFranklinCoMay2020MGT906-Incident Command System (ICS) TtT (L-449)This 32-hour four-day course expands and improves student's 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. Instructors place emphasis on classroom-based deliveries, including compliance with the National Incident Management Training Program, adult education methodologies, deployment of course activities, pre- and post-testing, and ICS training program management. Students will perform a teach-back of an assigned unit from the ICS core curriculum as part of the course. Teach backs are conducted as part of the assessment of instructor competence (TEEX will provide Apple IPads for students to use during the course, however, students can bring a laptop to use instead of the IPad).May 11 – 15, 2020Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS300LucasCoMay2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. May 18 – 20, 2020ProMedica Flower Hospital Conference Center, Room E 5200 Harroun Rd Sylvania, OH 43560Enroll
EMA-ICS400LucasCoMay2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.May 21 - 22, 2020ProMedica Flower Hospital Conference Center, Room E 5200 Harroun Rd Sylvania, OH 43560Enroll
EMA-G-393G-393 Mitigation for Emergency ManagersThis course is designed to enable the non-technical emergency worker to acquire skills in the use of mitigation. The course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards. It addresses the important roles of the emergency program manager (or other local government representative) in mitigation: motivator, coordinator, and monitor in local implementation of the National Mitigation Strategy. **This is a REQUIRED course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.June 1 - 3, 2020 (Lucas)Lucas County Emergency Services Training Center 2127 Jefferson Ave. Toledo, OH 43604Enroll
EMA-L104-146ExerciseOhioEMAJune2020L146 Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Program (HSEEP)This 2-day course is designed to introduce participants to the fundamentals of exercise design. Emergency managers, emergency services personnel, and individuals who are part of the emergency preparedness communities at all levels of government, private sector, or volunteer organizations need to be able to use the fundamentals of exercise simulation and design as an integrated system of resources and capabilities. This course is designed to develop exercising skills in the following areas: •Components of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) •Exercise process application •Comprehensive exercise program (exercise program management) application •Exercise design steps application •Major accomplishments in designing and implementing an exercise •Purpose and application of various exercise documents •Tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercises •Exercise design applications for tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercisesJune 15 – 16, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-L105PublicInfoandWarningJune2020L105 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.June 17 – 18, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-G-290 & G-291G-290 & G-291 Public Information Officer (PIO) / Joint Information Center (JIC)This "Free" training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Series. It uses interactive presentation and practical applications to convey information and engage the participants in learning. The Basic Public Information Officer (PIO) Course is designed to prepare participants to function as full or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively. June 24 - 26, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-G-288G-288 Volunteer and Donations ManagementThe course is designed to strengthen the abilities of local jurisdictions to successfully prepare for and handle volunteer and donations management issues that may arise. The course content and activities may also serve as a template, thereby enhancing uniformity in addressing areas of donated unsolicited goods, unaffiliated volunteers, and undesignated cash. This training also provides information regarding the state’s volunteer and donations management responsibilities, which are designed to help build relationships between government and non-governmental organizations.July 14-15, 2020 (Lucas)Lucas County Emergency Services-Training Center 2127 Jefferson Ave. Toledo, OH 43604Enroll
EMA-G-2300G-2300 Intermediate Emergency Operations Center FunctionsThis course focuses on 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).August 4 -6, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-G-386G-386 Mass Fatalities IncidentThis course prepares state and local response personnel and other responsible agencies and professionals to handle mass fatalities effectively and to work with the survivors in an emergency or disaster. This course covers incident management, mass fatalities, planning before and operations during an incident, establishing the morgue, family assistance support operation, and assistance from the federal government. The course concludes with a tabletop exercise. Participants will learn to identify the characteristics of a mass fatality incident and identify the roles and responsibilities of key personnel in the incident. In addition, the instructor will describe the steps required to respond to a mass fatalities incident, including catastrophic numbers of fatalities and contaminated remains, and help participants determine their jurisdiction’s preparedness for a mass fatalities event.September 1 - 2, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-G-235G-235 Emergency PlanningThis course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop the capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives, protect property and the environment threatened by disaster. This course is designed for emergency management personnel who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system. The objectives of this course is to describe how recent disasters have changed the way governments at all levels should plan. Explain how the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101 helps state, local, and tribal governments determine and structure their planning requirements. Relate emergency planning to National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliance and integration. Associate planning principles and concepts to the overall planning process. Identify how the steps in the planning process can improve both deliberate and crisis action planning. Implement the planning process model for future planning efforts. Determine which Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) format is best suited to their jurisdictionsOctober 28 - 29, 2020 Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll

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