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Course Description

G-290/G289/G291 - Basic Public Information Officer Course(G290)/Public Information Officer Awareness Course(G289)/JIS/JIC Planning for Tribal, State, and Local PIOs(G291)

Focusing upon the unique role of the Public Information Officer (PIO) in emergency management, this course will help PIOs or people assigned that role to fine-tune their job skills. Students will explore the role of the PIO in all phases of emergency management. They will look at the multi-faceted duties and challenges of it. Through individual and group activities, students will develop and practice a series of communication skills and identify ways to integrate all phases of emergency management into a comprehensive public information program.

Once completing the G290: Basic Public Information Officers Course, students also receive credit for the following courses:
-G289: Public Information Officer Awareness Course
-G290: Basic Public Information Officer Course
-291: JIS/JIC Planning for Tribal, State, and Local PIOs

Target Audience: Individuals who will perform Public Information Officers duties for local governments or state agencies during emergencies or disasters.

How this course is offered:

Individuals can register below for class deliveries offered in Austin.


Prerequisites & Other Information:
Participants should be familiar with basic journalism and public affairs practices and skills.

Recommended Courses:
IS -29 Public Information Officer Awareness
http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-29

IS -42 Social Media in Emergency Management http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-42


Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 24.00
Provider: TDEM - Emergency Management Training
Sponsor: TDEM
Disciplines: Emergency Management



Available Classes

ViewCourse NumberClass NameLocationDatesSeats Available 
View class G-290/G289/G291 Basic Public Information Officer Course(G290)/Public Information Officer Awareness Course(G289)/JIS/JIC Planning for Tribal, State, and Local PIOs(G291)NTMWD
501 E. Brown Street
Wylie, TX 75098
02/27/2018 - 03/01/2018 10 View Details
       
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