L101 Foundations of Emergency Management (Basic Academy)

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Due to the operations tempo in response to COVID-19 pandemic, this class is cancelled and will be rescheduled in 2021.

ND Department of Emergency Services is sponsoring L101 Foundations of Emergency Management.  This is the first in the Basic Academy Series.  Class will be held October 19-23, 2020 at the Quality Inn, 1030 E Interstate Ave., Bismarck, ND from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

FEMA recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a Career Development Program through a progressive training and education system that includes the entry-level Academy, called the National Emergency Management Basic Academy. Training objectives for this course are based on the newly established emergency manager competencies that the National Emergency Management Association; the International Association of Emergency Managers; and state, local, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals have established in coordination with EMI.

The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: history; legal issues; intergovernmental and interagency context; influencing and organizing; social vulnerability issues; managing stress; collaboration, preparedness, and team-building; mitigation, response, prevention, and protection; ethical decision-making; recovery; technology; administration; and the future.

This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from Federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, and emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.

NDDES will provide partial travel reimbursement for appropriate participants who live or work in ND and travel a distance of greater that 50 miles to attend.  A block of rooms has been reserved at the Comfort Suites (701-223-4009), at 929 Gateway Ave., Bismarck, ND.  Ask for the Basic Academy block of rooms.  This block will be available until October 5, 2020 at state rate.

Questions may be directed to Larry Regorrah or Brenda Vossler.



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