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Course IDNameDescriptionSessionLocationEnroll
EMA-G289G-289 Public Information Officer (PIO) Awareness Course Course Description: The Public Information Officer (PIO) Awareness Course (G0289) 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. **Who Should Attend?** The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial level of government, and in the private and nongovernmental sectors. A secondary audience for this training includes individuals who would benefit from a general understanding of the emergency public information function. This audience would include elected and other officials (e.g., dispatchers, receptionists) who may work with PIOs or with the news media during an incident or have initial media contact outside an incident through the course of their job. November 14, 2018 (Franklin)Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-G108G108 Community Mass Care and Emergency AssistanceCourse Description: This "Free" course provides training for local communities to prepare for and manage the Mass Care and Emergency Assistance function effectively. The goal is to prepare community agencies, organizations, and businesses to work in coordination with Emergency Management and traditional Mass Care providers to plan for and provide Mass Care/ Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) services to those affected by disaster. It is designed to develop foundational knowledge of Mass Care and Emergency Assistance services in the community. It is not a "how to" for sheltering. Participants will use this information to build community emergency "Action Items" and to identify gaps in the community's program. ****G-108 is an "Elective" course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.**** Target Audience: This course is intended for community agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), and private sector organizations that will collaborate to provide the Mass Care and Emergency Assistance.November 14 - 15, 2018 (Hamilton)The American Red Cross 2111 Dana Ave Cincinnati, OH 45207 Enroll
EMA-G290G290 Basic Public Information Officer CourseThis “Free” training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Course. 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. *******THIS IS THE G290 COURSE ONLY, You can later complete the G291 only portion of any G290 / G291 Basic PIO Series Ohio EMA offers by coordinating through Susan Traylor - sctraylor@dps.ohio.gov. ***** This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program. November 14 & 15, 2018 (Portage)Portage County Emergency Operations Center 8240 Infirmary Road Ravenna, OH 44266 Enroll
EMA-OH101OH-101 Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans (EOP)This free interactive course primarily focuses on the planning development process, hazard analysis, basic plan, and annexes/emergency support functions relating to Emergency Operations Plans. Additional material covered includes Ohio Revised Code & Administrative Code requirements, CPG101 basics, NIMS, partner engagement, COOP, and a brief overview of the state EOP. *****Target Audience: This one-day course is designed primarily for Local Emergency Management personnel (i.e., county, city, or other jurisdiction), State Emergency Management personnel, Voluntary Agency representatives and Private Sector Emergency Managers who are actively engaged in emergency operations planning and the production of emergency operations plans. Other individuals who might find this training beneficial include Local and State Health Department employees and first responders who are also engaged in the development and review of emergency operations plans.********* Recommended Prerequisites: IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System, IS-700 National Incident Management System NIMS an Introduction, and IS-235 Emergency Planning. All of these independent study courses are available on FEMA’s training website https://training.fema.gov/is/crslist.aspx November 15, 2018 (Jackson)Jackson Fire Department Annex 166 Pearl Street Jackson, Ohio 45640 Enroll
EMA-OH-606**Cancelled***OH-606 Recovery from Disaster WorkshopThis 3-hour course provides representatives of county / local emergency management, local governments (township, municipalities, county, special district, authorities, etc.), certain private non-profit organizations, and organized volunteer organizations with an overview of pre and post event topics related to disaster recovery. Training modules include an overview of the various supplemental State and Federal Disaster Assistance Programs, Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning and the post event Damage Assessment Process.***Cancelled** -November 15, 2018 (Tuscarawas)Tuscarawas County Emergency Operations Center2295 Reiser Rd SE New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 (308)Enroll
EMA-G288G288 Local Volunteer and Donation ManagementCourse Description: This free training event supports local governments and their emergency management partners in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disaster events at the local level. The 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. *****This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program***** Target Audience: Emergency Managers and voluntary organizations responsible for the management of spontaneous volunteers Local Volunteer/ Donations Coordinator, Coordinator’s Alternate, Leading stakeholders of voluntary organizations, State/ local VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) Chair or Designee, Public Information Officer or Liaison, Program Functional Leads, Government-Private Sector Liaison November 15 - 16, 2018 (Franklin)Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-OH131OH-131 Exercise Evaluation Course The Exercise Evaluation course is designed to provide State and local emergency managers with a structure and guidelines that can be adapted for use in developing and implementing a system for evaluating exercises. This course content acknowledges that the evaluation function is an integral part of the overall exercise process as taught in the Exercise Design course (OH-139)*** Target Audience: Emergency management and homeland security professionals who require an introduction to exercises. EM, PIO, Fire, EMS, PH, LE, PW, VOAD, Private Industry****Required Pre-requisite: IS-130 How to be an Exercise Evaluator November 29, 2018 (Franklin)Franklin County EMA&HS 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-ICS300PutnamCoDec2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.December 3 - 5, 2018Putnam County Educational Services Center 124 Putnam Parkway Ottawa, OH 45875Enroll
EMA-ICS300ButlerCoDec2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.December 3 - 5, 2018Fairfield Police Department Training Room 5230 Pleasant Avenue Fairfield, Ohio 45014Enroll
EMA-OH-202***Cancelled - Pending Spring '19 Re-schedule ***OH-202 Debris Management WorkshopThis workshopprovides 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. **TARGET AUDIANCE: Local officials and state personnel who are responsible for planning and/or implementing debris removal and disposal actions. This includes Public Works, Solid Waste Management, Engineering, Environmental Compliance, Public Information, Legal Affairs and Procurement/Contracting personnel.***Cancelled***December 4, 2018 (Ohio EMA)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, OH 43235 Enroll
EMA-ICS400ButlerCoDec2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.December 6 - 7, 2018Fairfield Police Department Training Room 5230 Pleasant Avenue Fairfield, Ohio 45014 Enroll
EMA-ICS400PutnamCoDec2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.December 10 - 11, 2018 Putnam County Educational Services Center 124 Putnam Parkway Ottawa, OH 45875Enroll
EMA-ICS300LucasCoDec2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.December 10 - 12, 2018 St. Luke's Hospital - Auditorium B 5901 Monclova Road Maumee, Ohio 43537 Enroll
EMA-PER229IntroCAMEODec2019PER-229 Introduction to CAMEO SuiteThis Three-Day course provides training on the fundamental elements of the CAMEO Suite of programs as they relate to emergency situations. As such, it includes detailed technical information and hands-on practice of critical elements in the CAMEO system and its associated programs (CAMEO Chemicals, CAMEOfm, ALOHA and MARPLOT). To better understand how the programs interface, participants are provided opportunities to practice key procedures that allow users to enhance planning and response activities associated with community risks. These exercises clarify the connections between the programs and how they can enhance emergency planning and response activities. December 11 - 13, 2018Bath Township Fire Department 1787 North Dixie Highway Lima, OH 45801Enroll
EMA-ICS300CuyahogaCoDec2018ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.December 12 - 14, 2018Mayfield Heights Fire Department (Training Room) 6154 Mayfield Road Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124 Enroll
EMA-ICS400LucasCoDec2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.December 12 - 13, 2018 St. Luke's Hospital – Auditorium B 5901 Monclova Road Maumee, Ohio 43537 Enroll
EMA-ICS400CuyahogaCoDec2018ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.December 19 - 20, 2018Mayfield Heights Fire Department (Training Room), 6154 Mayfield Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124Enroll
EMA-ICS300DarkeCoJan2019ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.January 12, 13 and 26, 2019Greenville Twp. Emergency Services 1401 Sater Street Greenville, Ohio 45331Enroll
EMA-ICS300WayneCoJan2019ICS-300 Intermediate ICSThis 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.January 15 - 17, 2019Wayne County EMA 201 West North Street Wooster, Ohio 44691Enroll
EMA-ICS400WayneCoJan2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.January 17 - 18, 2019Wayne County EMA, 201 West North Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691Enroll
EMA-ICS300LawrenceCoJan2019ICS-300 Intermediate ICS (weekend course)This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.January 25 - 27, 2019Lawrence County EOC 515 Park Avenue Ironton, Ohio 45638 Enroll
EMA-ICS400DarkeCoJan2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.January 26 - 27, 2019Greenville Twp. Emergency Services 1401 Sater Street Greenville, Ohio 45331Enroll
EMA-L962PSCFranklinCoJan2019L-962 Planning Section Chief (PSC)This four-day course design provides local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Planning Section Chief (PSC) on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: PSC duties 1) managing the planning cycle and 2) tracking resources and incident status. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge (there is no charge to attend this course).January 29 - February 1, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS300WoodCoJan2019ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.January 29 - 21, 2019Wood County Courthouse 5th Floor Hearing Room 1 Courthouse Square Bowling Green, Ohio 43402Enroll
EMA-MGT347ICSFormsFeb2019AMMGT-347 ICS Forms ReviewThe 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 5, 2019 (AM)Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230 Enroll
EMA-MGT904ICS300FranklinCoFeb2019ICS-300 Intermediate for Expanding IncidentsThis 18-hour classroom course will enhance your Incident Command skills, with a special focus on new concepts of the Incident Command System (ICS). The training and resources provided in this course will assist personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System. The course will also benefit any person who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing an expanding incident. Attendees will participate in-group activities that introduce the development of the Incident Action Plan (IAP) and demonstrate the interactions between the Command and General Staff sections of the ICS.February 5 – 7, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS300MontgomeryCoFeb2019ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.February 6 - 8, 2019Vandalia Division of Police Training Facility 245 J. E. Bohanan Drive Vandalia, Ohio 45377Enroll
EMA-G230G230 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 11 - 14, 2019 (OEMA)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43263 Enroll
EMA-ICS400WoodCoFeb2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.February 12 - 13, 2019City of Bowling Green Parks & Recreation 1245 West Newton Road Bowling Green, Ohio 43402Enroll
EMA-G290-G291G290 & G291 Basic Public Information Officer SeriesCOURSE DESCRIPTION: 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. ***** This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.***** February 12 - 14, 2019 (Athens)Hocking, Athens, Perry Community Action 3 Cardaras Drive Glouster, OH 45732Enroll
EMA-ICS400LawrenceCoFeb2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS (weekend course)Course Description: This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.February 23 - 24, 2019Lawrence County EOC 515 Park Avenue Ironton, Ohio 45638Enroll
EMA-ICS400MGT905FranklinCoMarch2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS Course Description: 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 5 - 6, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230 Enroll
EMA-L973FinAdminSCTuscarawasMarch2019L973 Finance/Administration Section ChiefThis four-day course provides local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Finance/Administration Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities include managing the Finance/ Administration Section personnel and managing the finances and administrative responsibilities during an incident. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge. March 19 - 21, 2019Tuscarawas County Emergency Operations Center 2295 Reiser Road SE New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 Enroll
EMA-MGT323InstructorDevWkSpMarch2019MGT-323 Instructor Development WorkshopThis course primarily serves to give instructors, most of whom already have years of instructional experience within their own organizations, insight into adult education principles as well as the opportunity to comment on and improve their instructional style. The course focuses on enhancing instructional skills that may be applied within DHS-certified courses, but it also discusses organization-specific policies, procedures and practices. The goal of this course is to ensure instructional excellence by providing a forum for experienced instructors to share their experiences with participants and learn together, both during discussions of instructional techniques and in commenting on each other's presentation skills during prepared teach-backs.March 19 - 21, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, OH 43230Enroll
EMA-ICS400MontgomeryCoMarch2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.March 21 - 22, 2019Vandalia Division of Police Training Facility 245 J. E. Bohanan Drive Vandalia, Ohio 45377 Enroll
EMA-ICS300SummitCoApril2019ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.April 30 thru May 1 & 2, 2019Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department Training Room 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 Enroll
EMA-ICS400SummitCoMay2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.May 8 - 9, 2019Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department Training Room 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221Enroll
EMA-L958OpsSCFranklinCoMay2019L958 NIMS ICS All-Hazards Operations Section ChiefThis free four-day course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective OSC on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident, and 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an Operations Section Chief on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge. May 7 - 10, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-L449-906TtTFranklinCoMay2019MGT906-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.May 14 – 17, 2019Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security 5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43230 Enroll
EMA-L110BasicAcademyMay2019L110 Emergency Management Basic Academy (TtT)This is the TRAIN THE TRAINER Course for those that have at least five (5) years of employment experience in Emergency Management as a practitioner, meet other pertinent criteria and want to become a Basic Academy Instructor. Course Description: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a career development program through a progressive training and education system that includes the foundational-level Basic Academy. The Basic Academy provides a structured and progressive framework for acquiring the knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the challenges of an ever-changing emergency management environment. May 20 - 24, 2019Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, OH 43235 Enroll
EMA-ICS400TuscarawasCoAug2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.August 15 - 16, 2019Tuscarawas County Emergency Operations Center 2295 Reiser Road SE New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663Enroll
EMA-L964SITLTuscarawasCoSept2019L964 Situation Unit Leader CourseThis course helps emergency management and response personnel establish the essential core competencies required for performing the duties of the Situation Unit Leader (SITL) in an all-hazards incident. This course addresses all responsibilities appropriate to an SITL operating in a local- or state-level All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities include processing information, intelligence, and developing displays. The course is an instructor-led training that supports learning through discussion, lecture, and active participation in multiple exercises. By requiring participants to bring a SITL Kit to the instruction, the course provides a realistic, hands-on approach to mastering the skills of an SITL. September 30 - October 4, 2019Tuscarawas County Emergency Operations Center 2295 Reiser Road SE New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663Enroll
EMA-ICS300SummitCoOct2019ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities, such as the Incident Commander or Planning Section Chief. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that allow students to put this knowledge to practical use.October 1 - 3, 2019Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department Training Room 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221Enroll
EMA-ICS400SummitCoOct2019ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents, as well as explaining how Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) are established. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who expect to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-agency Coordination Entity.October 9 - 10, 2019Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department Training Room 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221Enroll
EMA-L101FoundationsofEMSept2019L101 Foundations of Emergency ManagementFEMA recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a Career Development Program through a progressive training and education system that includes the entry-level Academy, called the National Emergency Management Basic Academy. Training objectives for this course are based on the newly established emergency manager competencies that the National Emergency Management Association; the International Association of Emergency Managers; and state, local, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals have established in coordination with EMI. The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: history; legal issues; intergovernmental and interagency context; influencing and organizing; social vulnerability issues; managing stress; collaboration, preparedness, and team-building; mitigation, response, prevention, and protection; ethical decision-making; recovery; technology; administration; and the future.September 16 – 20, 2019, Week 1 and October 21 - 25, 2019, Week 2Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
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-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-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

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