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Social Media for Natural Disaster Response & Recovery (PER-304)
Location:  Salt Lake City, UT
Time:  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 
National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) & Utah Division of Emerg. Mgmt.

Utah State EOC
1110 State Office Bldg.
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Join us for our Social Media for Disaster Response and Recovery course. Learn valuable information on the strengths, challenges, and uses of social media sources. Build skills and knowledge to integrate social media into your current communication plans for disaster response and recovery and the hands-on experience necessary to start and execute a social media disaster plan. Participate in facilitator-led activities that will challenge you to identify effective social media platforms to utilize during crises situations and assist with mastering skills to disseminate information and monitor, track, measure, and analyze social media traffic.

This course focuses on the use of social media in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Social media has shown to help people communicate and collaborate about events as the events unfold. Social media can provide rapid and immediate real-time information about events that helps provide greater situational awareness leading to better decision making. Participants are provided with the knowledge and skills to integrate social media into their current communication plans. The course defines social media and its uses and identifies the tools, methods, and models to properly make use of social media in the context of disaster management and provides the information and hands-on experience necessary to help the participantsí create social media disaster plans.

Course Modules:
  • Introduction to Social Media
  • Understanding the Use of Social Media and Disaster Management
  • Implementing Different Social Media Platforms for Disaster Management
  • Facebook Hands-On
  • Twitter Hands-On
  • Crowdsourcing & Data Mining
Requirements: Participants will be required to bring their own laptop or wi-fi enabled device to the training session for the hands-on exercises. Participants must have Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts and be able to post test messages on these accounts. This course conducts a Pre-test, Post-test, and Course Evaluation online. If you do not have an online account prior to the class start date, you may not be able to participate in the class.

Target Audience: Govt. Administrative, Emerg. Mgmt., fire service, law enforcement, general public, citizen/community volunteer, public works, private sector/corporate security & safety.

Instructors: Amanda Bell & Sarah Miller

6.5 CECs for CFMs
0.6 CEUs

Free, but registration is required.

Ted Woolley 801-556-3166

Register here
Attached File:  Flyer_7-26-17_SM_SaltLakeCityUT.pdf

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