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 G-393: Mitigation for Emergency Managers (APS Required Course) 12/10/2012 8:30 AM

APS Required Course

 

Date:              Monday, December 10, 2012 to

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Time:             8:30am to 5:00pm both days

Location:      Broward County EOC

201 NW 84th Avenue, Room 332B

Plantation, Florida 33334

 

Course Description:

This course is designed to enable the non-technical emergency worker to acquire skills in the use of mitigation.  The course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards.  It addresses the important roles of the personnel with diverse background who are involved in some manner with mitigation such as: motivator, coordinator, and monitor in the local implementation of the National Mitigation Strategy.

 

The goals of this course are to:

·         Motivate participants to create safer communities by addressing and mitigating hazards.

·         Explore the important roles of the emergency program manager in mitigation: Motivator, coordinator, and monitor.

·         Enable participants to carry out mitigation responsibilities in accordance with applicable regulations and standards.

 

NOTE: This course is a Required course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) certificate program (http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/aps/).

Prerequisite:

It is recommended that participants complete FEMA’s Independent Study IS-393.a: Introduction to Hazard Mitigation, (http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is393A.asp) prior to attendance.

Target Audience:

This course is for anyone who may have a direct or indirect responsibility, occupation, or impact involved with all forms of mitigation.  The target training audience for this course includes local and county government emergency program managers, other emergency management staff, and other local government employees responsible for mitigation. 

  • Municipal Representatives,
  • Elected Officials,
  • Law Enforcement (LE),
  • Public Health (PH),
  • Public Works (PW),
  • Emergency Management (EM),
  • Military,
  • Government administrative,
  • Volunteer Organizations,
  • Private Industry, and
  • Educational Institutions among others.

Registration:

To Register go to: http://trac.floridadisaster.org/trac/loginform.aspx. Feel free to contact Richard Allen should you have difficulties with FDEM’s SERT TRAC Registration procedures.

 

Point of Contacts:

Instructor/Course Contact:

Laura Herbert,

FDEM Certified Instructor

850-922-5580

Laura.Herbert@em.myflorida.com

 

Broward County Mitigation Contact:

Gary Friedman,

Broward County Mitigation Specialist

Broward County Emergency Management Division

954-831-3345

GFriedman@broward.org

 

Facility Contact:

Richard Allen,

Broward County Training Coordinator

Broward County Emergency Management Division
954- 831-3909
RAllen@broward.org 

 

FDEM Course Contact:

Thomas Robinson
State Homeland Security Training Coordinator
Florida Division of Emergency Management
Thomas.Robinson@em.myflorida.com 

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