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AWR-146 - All Hazards Community Partnership Training

The course has been designed to show how to create a collaborative partnership between community members and public safety personnel who wish to better prepare for an all-hazards event and who are interested in forming collaborative partnerships that strengthen the ability of their community to respond to a disaster.

The course concentrates on preparation beginning at the family level, then moves to mobilization of communities, partnership building, and establishment of goal-oriented coalitions. Course modules cover topics that include awareness, preparation, prevention, response, and recovery. Once formed, these community partnerships will enable communities to identify possible targets, assess the level of threat to those targets and determine the resources required to effectively neutralize or minimize an attack, identify where to find those resources, manage an initial citizen response, and develop quick-reference guides for their community.

Emphasis is placed upon incorporation of existing programs (e.g. Neighborhood Watch, Citizen Corps etc.) into the overall community plan. Participants will receive training in all-hazards, terrorism and WMD, emergency management, community partnerships, and community action planning. The course will includes an unfolding desktop exercise specifically designed for the host community.

Course Objectives:
  • Describe the Comprehensive Emergency Management system, All-Hazards events, and the basic concepts and terms used in Comprehensive Emergency Management
  • Describe appropriate personal and community preparations for an “All-Hazard” event that could affect their community and they will be able to prepare themselves and their families for such an event
  • List resources, skills, or abilities that they can utilize to enhance the community’s ability to support or assist the emergency responders during a catastrophic event
  • Identify the measures and decisions to be addressed by individuals, businesses, and the community as a whole during the recovery phase of an event
  • Discuss the process of building partnerships and produce action items allowing the community to identify the next steps to be taken to enhance the community’s preparedness and resiliency to disaster

How this course is offered:

Delivered onsite at a location designated by the requesting jurisdiction.  For more information or to schedule a delivery, contact Mike Brown, 1-800-424-7827 ext 307, MBrown@sheriffs.org.


Prerequisites & Other Information:
N/A

Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 8.00
Provider: National Sheriffs' Association
Sponsor: DHS-FEMA TEI
Disciplines: Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Government Administration
Hazmat
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works



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