Senior Officials Workshop for All-Hazards Preparedness
The Senior Officials Workshop (SOW) is for local jurisdiction elected and appointed senior officials. Its purpose is to provide a forum to discuss strategic and executive-level issues related to disaster preparedness, share proven strategies and best practices, and enhance coordination among officials responsible for emergency response to a disaster. Participants receive an Executive Handbook outlining the emergency management framework (protection, preparedness, response, and recovery phases) as well as other key senior level issues and discussions topics.
- Discuss roles and responsibilities and preparedness challenges
- Discuss domestic preparedness resources and how to leverage them for your community
- Discuss Homeland Security Strategic Planning as it relates to risk and needs assessment and the Emergency Operations Plan for your jurisdiction
- Discuss executive-level incident response and recovery considerations, including medical/public health, situation appraisal, incident management, mutual aid agreements, media relations, recovery and restoration processes, Federal assistance, and business/economic recovery
How this course is offered:
Delivered onsite at a location designated by the jurisdiction. To learn more or schedule a delivery, contact Rick Comley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prerequisites & Other Information:
Participants should be emergency response senior officials and elected or appointed officials who will deal with jurisdictional emergency response.
No tuition is charged.
Public Safety Communications
Emergency Medical Service