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HIRA And Mitigation Planning According To EMAP Standards

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Ensuring your Program's hazards are aligned is a critical piece in documenting and assessing Programs to the Emergency Management Standard. This webinar will feature information in the new EMAP HIRA and Mitigation Planning guide designed by EMAP as a resource to assist Programs in appropriately creating HIRA and Mitigation plans compliant to EMAP standards. In addition to highlights from the guide, learn from model practices and shared ideas within this session from those who have learned lessons through their experience.

To register go to: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/314599921

 

Roles & Responsibilities In The EMAP Process

Friday, July 25, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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This webinar will detail the roles and responsibilities of the Accreditation Manager, Assessor and Assessment Team Leader. The webinar will also discuss the importance of various Program staff members and how they assist in reaching compliance during the EMAP On-Site Assessment phase.

Please follow this link to register for the webinar if you are interested in attending: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3272827561817687298

Utilizing Your Program's Social Media Presence Towards Compliance Webinar

Thursday, August 21, 2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Social Media in Emergency Management is an evolving topic and is becoming one the more popular ways in which programs chose to broadcast their message to their community concerning preparedness and actions they need citizens and businesses to take during an actual event. This webinar will address the many types of social media avenues a program can undertake and how best to utilize them to meet the EMAP Standard.

To register for the the webinar, click the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7962553617049846018

IAEM EMAP Training Course

Thursday, November 20, 2014 8:30 am - Friday, November 21, 2014 5:00 pm
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The EMAP Training Course provides emergency management, preparedness, and homeland security personnel with valuable information in assisting them how to assess a jurisdiction’s program for disaster/hazard preparedness using the Emergency Management Standard. Serving as an EMAP Accreditation Manager and/or an EMAP Assessor is an excellent way to serve the public and the profession of emergency management while broadening one’s knowledge of emergency management practices.  The primary purpose of this training is to provide the necessary information, tools, and resources for personnel wishing to become an EMAP expert—whether to assist their program to achieve accreditation or to be a member of the EMAP Assessor Cadre. 

 Specifically, they will be oriented to the following key topics:

  • Obtain a basic understanding of EMAP including the steps involved in the EMAP accreditation process.
  • Examine the 2013 Emergency Management Standard and explore the need and application of standards.
  • Understanding the responsibilities and expectations of an accreditation manager and an assessor.
  • A brief tutorial on how to use the online EMAP Program Assessment Tool to document assessor findings.

This training will be instructor lead, focused on the current EMAP procedures. The two-day course will encourage open participation and discussion about the topics and will provide resources and tools for those interested in EMAP. Those attending this course may be eligible to participate on assessor teams for state, territorial, and/or local program applicants. 

The expertise of assessors will strongly affect the credibility and success of the accreditation program. EMAP seeks to develop a cadre of highly qualified emergency managers to handle this function on a rotating basis. Please note that this is the first step to become a member of the Assessor Cadre. By simply attending the training course does not automatically make you a member.

Assessors must have the following qualifications at a minimum:

  • Five years of experience in an emergency management position in government emergency management.
  • Experience in at least one actual emergency in which the emergency plan was implemented and participation in an activated emergency operation center requiring implementation of operational response procedures.
  • Participated in at least one emergency operation, training or exercise event in the last calendar year.
  • Be knowledgeable and up-to-date about the principles of comprehensive emergency management.
  • Provide a writing sample as part of the application.
  • Must abide by the EMAP Code of Conduct.
  • Must be available for at least one assessment each year.
  • Provide two references from emergency management professionals that address the applicant’s area of expertise.
  • Have no conflict of interest as regards to any aspect of EMAP that might prevent objective review and assessment of a candidate program.
  • Must be able and willing to serve as a neutral observer. 

*For public sector employees only. There is not a registration fee for this course if subscribed to EMAP or interested in becoming an EMAP Assessor.

Please fillout the following registration form: 2014 IAEM EMAP Training and e-mail to emap@csg.org or fax to 859-244-8239. Deadline Nov 3, 2014.

 

EMAP Training Course at IAEM Annual Conference

Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:30 am - Friday, November 20, 2015 5:00 pm
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This training course registration is closed.

Training Registration Form available here. 

 

EMAP Training Course at EMI

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 8:00 am - Thursday, January 21, 2016 5:00 pm
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Registration is Closed for this Course!

EMI EMAP Training Course E122.  Please note that all registration is managed through the EMI Admissions Office.

To register, all participants must complete a FEMA Form 119-25-1 (here) General Admissions Application with student signature and supervisor or sponsoring agency official and submit through the State Emergency Management Training Office via fax to the NETC Admissions Office at (301) 447-1658.

Tribal representatives can submit directly to NETC Admissions Office. To obtain a Form 119-25-1 and for further information, please refer to the EMI web site at: http://training.fema.gov/Apply.  All applications must be received in the NETC Admissions Office no later than 30 days prior to the course.

It is the responsibility of the course registrant to ensure that their FEMA Admissions Application is received and approved by their State Emergency Management Training Office and FEMA at least 6 weeks prior to the course start dates.

The course registrant will receive a letter of enrollment confirmation from FEMA EMI that will also include needed travel information to the National Emergency Training Center (NETC).

 

FEPA EMAP Workshop (invitation only)

Monday, February 01, 2016 8:30 am - Tuesday, February 02, 2016 5:00 pm
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The EMAP Workshop will provide emergency management, preparedness, and homeland security personnel with valuable information regarding the Emergency Management Standard and its application. At the end of the course, participants may choose to be certified as Accreditation Managers and/or Assessors. Serving as an EMAP Accreditation Manager and/or an EMAP Assessor is an excellent way to serve the public and the profession of emergency management while broadening one’s knowledge of emergency management practices.  The primary purpose of this workshop is to provide the necessary information, tools, and resources for personnel wishing to become an EMAP expert—whether to assist their Emergency Management Program achieve accreditation and/or become a member of the EMAP Assessor Cadre. Please contact Jessica Byrski jbyrski@csg.org with any interests or questions.

Specifically, they will be oriented to the following key topics:

  • Obtain a basic understanding of EMAP including the steps involved in the EMAP accreditation process.
  • Examine the 2013 Emergency Management Standard and explore the need and application of standards.
  • Understanding the responsibilities and expectations of an accreditation manager and an assessor.
  • A brief tutorial on how to use the online EMAP Program Assessment Tool to document assessor findings.

 This workshop will be instructor lead, focused on the current 2013 Emergency Management Standard. The two-day workshop will encourage open participation and discussion regarding the EMAP Standards and their application.

Accreditation Manager Benefits

The workshop will provide accreditation managers with a variety of tools that could be used to prepare a jurisdiction for the EMAP Accreditation. These tools include standard specific materials and guides as well as networking opportunities with other accreditation managers.

Assessor Benefits 

The workshop will provide assessors with an opportunity to learn about the EMAP Process, understand assessor roles, responsibilities, and expectations, practice examining documentation for compliance, and practice writing findings. Those attending this workshop may be eligible to participate on assessor teams for state, higher education, territorial, and/or local program applicants. EMAP seeks to develop a cadre of highly qualified emergency managers to handle this function on a rotating basis. Please note that this is the first step to become a member of the Assessor Cadre. However simply attending the training course does not automatically make you a member.

Assessors must have the following qualifications, at a minimum:

  • Five years of experience in an emergency management position in government emergency management.
  • Experience in at least one actual emergency in which the emergency plan was implemented and participation in an activated emergency operation center requiring implementation of operational response procedures.
  • Participated in at least one emergency operation, training or exercise event in the last calendar year.
  • Be knowledgeable and up-to-date about the principles of comprehensive emergency management.
  • Must abide by the EMAP Code of Conduct.
  • Must be available for at least one assessment each year.
  • Provide two references from emergency management professionals that address the applicant’s area of expertise.
  • Have no conflict of interest as regards to any aspect of EMAP that might prevent objective review and assessment of a candidate program.
  • Must be able and willing to serve as a neutral observer.

Train-the-Trainer Course (Invitation only)

Monday, February 08, 2016 1:00 pm - Tuesday, February 09, 2016 1:00 pm
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8:30am - 5:00pm (2-day training)
Pre-Registration Required: 
(No on-site registration)
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION:  Friday, January 22, 2016 

The EMAP Train-the-Trainer Course will provide an opportunity for experienced emergency managers and urban search and rescue (US&R) personnel the opportunity to interact with the EMAP Training Curriculum, practice teaching the EMAP Standard to a diverse audience, and receive their trainer certification. Please direct inquiries concerning this course to Lindsey Shafer at lshafer@csg.org.

This course is invitation only.

Specifically, participants will be interacting and teaching the following topics:

  • Basic understanding of EMAP including the steps involved in the EMAP accreditation process.
  • The intention and application of the 2013 Emergency Management Standard and the US&R Standard.
  • The roles, responsibilities, and expectations of accreditation/assessment managers and assessors.
  • Use of the online EMAP Program Assessment Tool.

This training will be facilitated by EMAP staff and focused on the current 2013 Emergency Management Standard. The two-day training will involve numerous opportunities for teach backs, promoting open participation and discussion regarding the EMAP Standards and their application.

Trainer Benefits 

Those attending this training may be eligible to assist in the facilitation of on-site EMAP Trainings, Host EMAP Trainings, US&R EMAP Trainings, and Training & Standards Orientation Workshops. EMAP seeks to develop a pool of highly qualified trainers to assist in the delivery of trainings on a rotating basis. Please note that this is the first step to become a member of the Trainer Pool.

Trainers must have the following qualifications, at a minimum:

  • Several years of experience in an emergency management or US&R position.
  • Experience in at least one actual emergency..
  • Participated in at least one emergency operation, training or exercise event in the last calendar year.
  • Be knowledgeable and up-to-date about the principles of comprehensive emergency management and/or US&R.
  • Must abide by the EMAP Code of Conduct.
  • Must be available for at least one training each year.
  • Provide two training references from emergency management or US&R professionals.
  • Have no conflict of interest as regards to any aspect of EMAP that might prevent objective facilitation of the EMAP Training Course.

ATL Training (Invitation Only)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 8:00 am - Thursday, February 11, 2016 5:00 pm
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8:30am - 5:00pm (2-day training)
Pre-Registration Required: 
(No on-site registration)
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION:  Friday, January 22, 2016

 
The Assessment Team Leader Training will provide qualified emergency management and urban search and rescue (US&R) personnel the opportunity to certify as EMAP Assessment Team Leaders (ATLs).  The primary purpose of this training is to prepare participants for their roles as EMAP ATLs, providing the necessary information, tools, and resources. Contact Lindsey Shafer, lshafer@csg.org, for questions or if need further information.

This course is invitation only.

Specifically, they will be oriented to the following key topics:

  • Basic understanding of the EMAP process, organization, and structure as it pertains to the ATL position.
  • Examine the 2013 Emergency Management Standard and explore the need and application of standards.
  • Understand the roles, responsibilities, and expectations of accreditation managers, assessors, and ATLs.
  • A brief tutorial on how to use the online EMAP Program Assessment Tool to document assessor findings.
  • Common issues that arise before, during, and after assessments.

Assessment Team Leader Requirements

 

Those attending this training may be eligible to participate as ATLs for state, territorial, and/or local, institutions of higher education, and pilot program applicants. EMAP seeks to develop a cadre of highly qualified ATLs to manage on-site assessments on a rotating basis. Please note that this is the first step to become an ATL. It is up to EMAP’s discretion to assign ATLs and staff may choose to use a variety of methods to acquaint new ATLs to their roles, including shadowing opportunities.

ATLs must have the following qualifications, at a minimum:

  • Several years of experience in an emergency management or US&R position.
  • Completion, with good standing, in at least one assessment.
  • Be knowledgeable and up-to-date about the principles of comprehensive emergency management and/or US&R.
  • Must abide by the EMAP Code of Conduct.
  • Must be available for at least one assessment each year.
  • Provide two references from emergency management and/or US&R professionals that address the applicant’s management style and comprehension of the EMAP Standard.
  • Have no conflict of interest as regards to any aspect of EMAP that might prevent objective review and assessment of a candidate program.
  • Must be able and wiling to serve as a neutral observer.

Accreditation Manager Corner Webinar 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Webinar times are posted in the Eastern Time Zone.

Ready to tackle the self-assessment, but not sure where to begin? Are you stuck on a standard, the intent, and how to apply it to your jurisdiction? Or maybe looking for some great ideas to organize documentation for the on-site assessment? 

EMAP provides the opportunity to ask your questions to Accreditation Managers from recently accredited Emergency Management Programs. These Accreditation Managers represent a variety of sectors and can speak not only to the scalability of the standards, but also the application of the Emergency Management Standard. The webinar will begin with submitted questions, so please take advantage of submitting your questions prior to the open forum:http://goo.gl/forms/5G6vj00EtN.

 

Registration Information:

Webinar times are posted in the Eastern Time Zone. Please register at the following link. Registration will close 24 hours prior to the start time of the webinar.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7425888601694491650

Defining Your Emergency Management Program

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Webinar times are posted in the Eastern Time Zone.

Determining the scope of an Emergency Management Program is a critical element of the accreditation process. The Emergency Management Program and its stakeholders are referenced throughout the Emergency Management Standard and engagement is required for compliance. This webinar will be facilitated by emergency management professionals who have defined and engaged their Emergency Management Program stakeholders throughout the EMAP accreditation process. Tune in to learn how they accomplished this!

Registration Information

Webinar times are posted in Eastern Time Zone. Please register at the following link. Registration will close 24 hours prior to the start time of the webinar.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7263824985806908162

 

Standard 3.1.2, Its Intention, and Its Impact

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An Emergency Management Program is not a static concept; it adapts to the environment. It evolves after each disaster, each change of leadership, and each mandate change. Does the Emergency Management Standard provide flexibility for these situations?
 
Standard 3.1.2 requires the evaluation, maintenance, revision, and correction of an Emergency Management Program and its functions. Come and join us for this webinar and explore Standard 3.1.2 and its application.
 
To register for the webinar, go to
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8413982318380598274

US&R Webinar

Monday, July 25, 2016 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Come and join us for the first US&R Standard Webinar! Come and learn about the development of the US&R Standard, its many stakeholders, and the need it addresses in the US&R community. Representatives from the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC), the State Urban Search & Rescue Alliance, and the State of Illinois will be presenting. 

To Register - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1595867835534757377

If you have questions about this webinar please contact Ms. Lindsey Shafer at lshafer@csg.org

Emergency Management Standard Training

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 8:00 am - Wednesday, August 03, 2016 5:00 pm
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Council of State of Governments
Lexington, Kentucky
Emergency Management Standard Training
August 2-3, 2016
 
This is a local offering of the Emergency Management Standard Training Course. Jurisdictions and agencies are responsible for the travel costs associated with the training for their attendees. EMAP requires all participants to complete a training registration form. The registration form can be found at the following link - http://goo.gl/forms/9ZOpxFfibHiBUnsJ2

Hazards! Exploring, Conducting, and Applying Standard 4.3

Thursday, August 25, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Does your jurisdiction/agency have an all hazards plan? What process did your jurisdiction/agency use to identify and assess the hazards? Do you exercise your plans, procedures, and processes against your identified hazards? 

In a profession of evolving mandates, guidance, and processes, the Emergency Management Standard provides a consistent framework for identifying, assessing, and analyzing your jurisdiction's/agency's hazards. The webinar will provide, discuss, and utilize tools for both Accreditation Managers and Assessors to use during the EMAP Self-Assessment and On-Site Assessment Phases for Standard Area 4.3: Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment.

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6348006566684385796

US&R Standard Layout Webinar

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Are you interested in the EMAP US&R Certification? Having difficulty figuring out what is required? This webinar will help you understand the US&R Certification Process and the content of the US&R Standard. Come and learn more!

To Register - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2988493870157123329

If you have questions regarding this webinar please contact Ms. Lindsey Shafer at lshafer@csg.org

Manatee County, Florida Emergency Management Standard Training

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Manatee County, Florida Emergency Management Standard Training

Bradenton, Florida

December 7-8, 2016

https://goo.gl/forms/xGuyS8WuLOqJDTxQ2

US&R Standard Plans Webinar (Subscribed Programs Only)

Thursday, September 29, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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US&R Standard Plans Webinar (Subscribed Programs Only)

September 29, 2016, 11am EST

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3093703940328244994

COOP & COG Webinar (Subscribed Programs Only)

Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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COOP & COG Webinar (Subscribed Programs Only)

October 13, 2016, 12pm EST

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7609734646332596737 

US&R Standard Training at the SUSAR Conference

Friday, November 04, 2016
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US&R Standard Training at the SUSAR Conference

College Station, Texas

November 4-6, 2016

https://goo.gl/forms/xoF8b9JzTU3ymHXG2 

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