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Course Details

Disaster Management for Public Services
NTED Course Number MGT-317
Length 16.00 hours
Delivery Mobile (Non-Resident)
Level Management and Planning
Continuing Education Credits 1.60
The Disaster Management for Public Services course provides a unique opportunity for public service professionals to extend the knowledge and skills necessary for protecting their communities and infrastructure from potential or actual threats. During the course, participants work together in multidisciplinary teams to apply the course information with their professional experience in a variety of hands-on, small group activities and disaster scenarios. This course brings together emergency management personnel who are expected to identify and mitigate hazards and plan and manage disaster response and recovery efforts within their jurisdictions. The course introduces natural and human-caused disasters to which public services may be vulnerable. The course also explains emergency planning and management and the regulatory systems, documents, and directives that guide disaster response. Response factors, such as hazard control zones, resources, and responder safety are also discussed. Recovery considerations, such as funding assistance and demobilization, are also explained.
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:
* Identify threats to public services.
* Explain methods for mitigating disasters.
* Practice disaster planning and management for incidents affecting public services.
* Determine appropriate response actions to an incident affecting public services.
* Develop information for presentation to the public and media during an incident.
* Discuss the responsibilities of public services during disaster recovery.
NTED Prerequisites
Other Prerequisites
Participants are expected to have successfully completed IS-100.PWb: Introduction to Incident Command System for Public Works; IS-200.b: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; and IS-700.a: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction before attending the course. Completion of IS-800.b - National Response Framework, An Introduction is also recommended.
Target Audience
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Hazardous Materials, Law Enforcement, Public Health, Private Sector / Corporate Security and Safety Professionals, Public Works, Transportation Security
Mission Areas and Core Capabilities
Respond   -  Infrastructure Systems
Mitigate  -  Risk and Disaster Resilience Assessment
Mitigate  -  Threats and Hazard Identification
Prevent   -  Intelligence and Information Sharing
Protect   -  Intelligence and Information Sharing
Protect   -  Access Control and Identity Verification
Protect   -  Physical Protective Measures
Protect   -  Risk Management for Protection Programs and Activities
Respond   -  Environmental Response / Health and Safety
Respond   -  On-Scene Security and Protection
Respond   -  Public and Private Services and Resources
Respond   -  Situational Assessment
Training Certificate
Training Partner's Certificate of Completion
Contact Information
MGT-317 Disaster Management for Public Services
TEEX Infrastructure and Safety Training Institute

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