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Thursday
18
Jan
2018

SAME DAY EVENTS:

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E276 Benefit-Cost Analysis: Entry Level

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E426 Implementing Whole Community Resilience & Citizen Corps Programs

 
Training

1/17/2018 - 1/18/2018 
E197 Integrating Access and Functional Needs into Emergency Planning
Location:  Emmitsburg, MD
 
HOST
FEMA

This is a 2-day resident course

LOCATION
Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
National Emergency Training Center (NETC)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

DETAILS

This course will provide Emergency Planners with the information necessary to utilize disability and access and functional needs-inclusive practices, as well as the additional updated skills and knowledge they will need to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies. This course is for experienced emergency planners to learn about access and functional needs and Universal Access. (This course no longer includes the Train-the-Trainer component. Instructor candidates are asked to refer to E0192 Integrating Access and Functional Needs Instructor Development Course.)

Course Objectives:
  • Define access and functional needs and disabilities.
  • Define key terms related to inclusive planning.
  • Identify resources to assist in planning with and for adults and children with disabilities and access and functional needs.
  • Identify the essentiality of inclusive practices.
  • Learn how to incorporate access and functional needs in all phases of emergency management.
Selection Criteria: Emergency managers and planners; first responders, including emergency planners from law enforcement, fire protection, and emergency medical services; emergency planners from resource agencies including transportation, communications, public works, and public health; individuals from government organizations and non-government organizations (NGOs) whose primary responsibility is emergency planning; and emergency planners and managers from mass transit, paratransit, rural transit, and NGO and private transit operators (taxi, shuttle services, non-emergency medical, etc.).

Prerequisites: FEMA Independent Study Course: IS0230.d., Fundamentals of Emergency Management. Recommended: IS0100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100; and IS0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction

CONTINUING EDUCATION
CECs: 12 CECs for CFMs
CEUs: 1.4

COST
Course attendance is free, but registration is required. If admitted to the course, FEMA will reimburse local, state, U.S. territory, and tribal government employees for transportation to attend the course, provide free lodging on campus, and free shuttle to/from nearby airports to the EMI campus. The only out of pocket cost for local, state, U.S. territory, and tribal government employees to participate will be for their time, and the on-campus meal ticket (approximately $110/week).

REGISTRATION
Register here, create a FEMA Student Identification Number (if you don't already have one), then follow instructions to apply for an on-campus course. Applications should be submitted a least 4 weeks prior to the course date.
Admissions: 301-447-1000, netcadmissions@fema.dhs.gov. Applicants should wait for their confirmation letter from EMI with their admission status prior to making travel arrangements.

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