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Course Description

AWR-145 - Regional Collaboration and Tribal Partnerships

Regional Collaboration & Tribal Partnerships is the introductory course in a training program designed to provide tailored, specific guidance in designing, expanding, and sustaining homeland security regionalization through the building of both tribal and nontribal collaborative partnerships across the United States. In this course, participants serve as representatives for their community for developing a homeland security regionalization initiative. Participants attending this course can expect a supportive learning environment that incorporates lively interactive discussions, hands-on activities, and take-home resources and continued learning opportunities. Course content includes an overview of capabilities-based planning, homeland security policies and procedures, existing programs that support regionalization initiatives, and the start-up procedures and policies necessary in creating, expanding, and sustaining homeland security regionalization initiatives, including strategic plans, timelines, MOUs, organizational structure and modus operandi, bylaws, and research tools. This unique training incorporates elements of a successful regionalization initiative model developed by NNALEA.

Course Objectives:
  • Explain how the topics covered in this course relate to Tribal partnerships and regional collaboration efforts in their area
  • Explain the need for regional collaboration as it relates to capabilities-based planning within their region
  • Explain the need for homeland security regionalization as it pertains to existing homeland security doctrines and policies and to the unique interdependencies, vulnerabilities, and protective incentives within their region
  • Define and/or describe regionalization start-up procedures and polices for establishing and/or expanding a regionalization initiative

How this course is offered:

Delivered onsite at a location determined by the requesting jurisdiction.  To learn more or schedule a delivery, contact Brian Kauffman at 503-751-4008, kauffmab@wou.edu.


Prerequisites & Other Information:
N/A

Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 8.00
Provider: Western Oregon University
Sponsor: DHS-FEMA TEI
Disciplines: Emergency Medical Service
Emergency Management
Fire Service
Government Administration
Hazmat
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works



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