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Course Description

G-366 - Planning for the Needs of Children in Disasters

The purpose of this course is to provide guidance for Emergency Managers and implementers of children’s programs about meeting the unique needs that arise among children as a result of a disaster or emergency.

Much of the information in this course is based upon a document titled “The Unique Needs of Children in Emergencies: A Guide for the Inclusion of Children in Emergency Operations Plans,” published by Save the Children.

Course Objective:

At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to create, update, or revise an Emergency Operations Plan for your community or organization to effectively address the unique needs of children in disasters.

Primary Audience:
The target audience for this course is local and state emergency managers and planners. Other individuals or groups that may benefit from taking this course include those directly involved with meeting the needs of children, such as the following:

  • Judges and other members of the State, county, and local governmental legal system
  • Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VOADs), faith-based organizations, and other non-profits 
  • Child service agencies 
  • Child care providers 
  • Schools

Prerequisites & Other Information:

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 8.00
Provider: TDEM - Emergency Management Training
Sponsor: N/A
Disciplines: Education
Elected Official
Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Government Administration
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Private Industry
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works
Volunteer Organization

Available Classes

ViewCourse NumberClass NameLocationDatesSeats Available 
View class G-366 Planning for the Needs of Children in DisastersSETRAC
1111 North Loop
Conference Rooms A and B
Houston, TX 77008
06/17/2014 8 View Details
View class G-366 Planning for the Needs of Children in DisastersNortex Regional Planning Commission
4309 Old Jacksboro Highway
Wichita Falls, TX 76302
08/11/2014 16 View Details
View class G-366 Planning for the Needs of Children in DisastersLaredo Office
1901 Bob Bulllock Loop
Laredo, TX 78043
08/27/2014 21 View Details
Total of 3

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