Courses and Events

ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Event Date: 
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 8:00 am to Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 4:45 pm
Location: 
Class will be held at the State Emergency Operations Center 2433 NW 24th St, Lincoln, NE 68524
Contact/Registrar: 
Roger Conrad 402-471-7175 roger.conrad@nebraska.gov
Details: 

This 20 hour course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. The class builds on the required prerequisites IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses and is a prerequisite for the ICS 400 course.

Who should attend:
All Mid-level Management Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel should take ICS-300, including those persons serving as command staff, section chiefs, strike team leaders, task force leaders, unit leaders, division/group supervisors, branch directors, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center staff.

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AWR-213 Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Awareness

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 8:00 am to Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Location: 
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska 1919 Ak-Sar-Ben Drive Omaha, NE 68180
Contact/Registrar: 
Nebraska Preparedness Partnership Phone: (402) 979-7207 Email: npp@neprep.org
Details: 

DESCRIPTION:

The course focuses on local preparedness efforts as they relate to the national approach to critical infrastructure security and resilience. An understanding of the national approach to critical infrastructure enables critical infrastructure stakeholders to address local planning within a common framework. Informed planning is consistent with and expands on nationally accepted emergency management standards as the basis for planning across the mission areas of prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery.

Major topics include:

  • Describe the challenge of critical infrastructure security and resilience

  • Summarize Federal policy and guidance for critical infrastructure security and resilience

  • Discuss the risk management framework

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of various critical infrastructure partners

  • Describe critical infrastructure information sharing programs

  • Relate critical infrastructure programs to individual actions

AUDIENCE:

  • Critical Infrastructure owners, operators, and managers

  • State, local, tribal and territorial government senior officials and managers

  • DHS personnel

  • Sector Specific Agency managers

  • Other managers with critical infrastructure responsibilities

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ICS 400 Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 8:00 am to Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 4:45 pm
Location: 
State Emergency Operations Center 2433 NW 24th St Lincoln, NE 68524
Contact/Registrar: 
Roger Conrad 402-471-7175 roger.conrad@nebraska.gov
Details: 

ICS - 400: Advanced ICS Command and General Staff for Complex Incidents
This 16 Hour course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS.
The class builds on the prerequisites:
 IS 100
 IS 200
 IS 700
 IS 800
 ICS 300
Who should attend:
All Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel should take ICS-400, including those persons who will serve as command or general staff in an ICS organization, select department heads with multi-agency coordination system responsibilities, area commanders, emergency managers, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center managers.

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CANCELLED ICS 400 Advanced ICS Command and General Staff for Complex Incidents

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00 am to Monday, October 7, 2019 - 5:45 pm
Location: 
Crawford VFD Fire Station 220 Elm Street Crawford, NE 69339
Contact/Registrar: 
Nan Gould 308-432-2251 reg23ema@bbc.net Allen Michel 308-279-1788 allen.michel@nebraska.gov
Details: 

CANCELLED 

Overview:

This course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. The class builds on the prerequisites IS 100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS 300 courses.

Who should attend:

All Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Non governmental personnel should take ICS-400, including those persons who will serve as command or general staff in an ICS organization, select department heads with multi-agency coordination system responsibilities, area commanders, emergency managers, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center managers

· No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.

· Student must attend all classes to receive the state certificate.

 

 

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MGT 341 Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals & Health Care within the Community Infrastructure

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 8:00 am to Friday, October 11, 2019 - 4:45 pm
Location: 
Municipal Service Center Entrance B 901 West Bond St. Lincoln, NE 68505
Contact/Registrar: 
Mark Hosking mhosking@lancaster.ne.gov
Details: 

 

MGT 341 Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals & Health Care within the Community Infrastructure

 Overview:
Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations within the Community Infrastructure: Protecting the critical infrastructure of the United States is essential to the Nation’s security, public health and safety, economic vitality, and way of life. Hospitals and healthcare organizations are part of the critical infrastructure as identified in the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP). This course brings together those individuals from the hospital and healthcare community who are responsible for ensuring the resiliency of healthcare services during a high-consequence or catastrophic event within a jurisdiction. Focusing on preparedness processes and activi-ties, this course provides hospital and healthcare personnel an opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to help them ensure the sustainability of their facilities and organizations during all types of disas-ters.
Topics:
• Threats to the Community
• Fundamentals of Preparedness
• Preparing the Response
• Preparing the Recovery
• Assessing Your Preparedness
Participant Audience:
• Managers and healthcare managers/Health department personnel
• Department heads, directors, assistant directors and senior medical staff
• Regulatory personnel
• Local emergency planning directors/managers/ Emergency preparedness planning personnel
• Healthcare providers/Emergency service managers/administrators

Recommended Training
IS 100, 200, 700 & 800

There is no fee to attend this course.
 Class is limited to 35 students
Registration Deadline is October 1, 2019

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ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:00 pm to Monday, October 14, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Location: 
Kimball VFD Fire Station 200 W. 2nd Street Kimball, NE 69145
Contact/Registrar: 
Ron Leal 308-254-7003 region21em@cheyennecounty.netl Allen Michel 308-279-1788 allen.michel@nebraska.gov
Details: 

Overview:
This course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS. The class builds on the prerequisites IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses and ICS 300 is a prerequisite for the ICS 400 course.
Who should attend:
All Mid-level Management Federal/State/Local/Tribal/ Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel should take ICS-300, including those persons serving as command staff, section chiefs, strike team leaders, task force leaders, unit leaders, division/group super-visors, branch directors, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center staff. 
No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.
 Student must attend all classes to receive the state certificate.

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G205 (G270.4) Recovery from Disaster: The Community Role

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:30 am to Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:30 pm
Location: 
21st Century Equip-ment, LLC 705 Main St Training Room Bridgeport, NE 69336
Contact/Registrar: 
Tim Newman, Director Region 22 EMA 1801 Avenue B Scottsbluff, NE 69361 office: 308-436-6689 cell: 308-765-2786 tnewman@scottsbluff.org
Details: 

Course Description
This course is the condensed version of the 4-day E0210 resident course. This course covers foundational concepts in disaster recovery and the latest guidance on recovery planning. Participants will either assess their own recovery plan or a sample against this national planning guidance. Following that, participants will discuss how a disaster recovery effort can be or-ganized, managed, and led along with the types of challenges faced by recovery managers. Scenario activities throughout the course give participants the opportunity to target information strategies, and address local capabilities and challenges. They will also analyze lessons learned from Joplin, Missouri.
Course Objectives
Understand local community responsibilities and challenges associated with disaster recovery. Discuss? lessons learned? in disaster recovery at the local level. Develop and implement a predisaster recovery plan. Mission Areas Recover—Mitigation — Prevent Prerequisites
Recommended: IS0100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100; IS2900, National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) Overview

 

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Nebraska Emergency Management Agency - Basic Capstone

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 8:00 am to Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:45 pm
Location: 
NEMA - JFHQ 2433 N.W. 24th Street Lincoln, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Larry Fichtner larry.fichtner@nebraska.gov 402-471-7179
Details: 

Overview:
The focus of the Basic Academy will be to deliver the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful Emergency Management Professional.
When completed, this level of certification will meet all conditions for Emergency Management Certification as required under the provisions of the Nebraska Emergency Management Act. It includes independent study and resident instruction.
The below listed independent study courses are mandatory course prerequisites prior to enroll-ment in the Basic Certification Capstone and those certificates of completion must be submitted to the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency Training and Exercise section prior to the beginning of the capstone.
IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS)
IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), an Introduction
IS-800 National Response Framework, an Introduction
IS-120 Introduction to Exercises IS-130 How to be an Exercise Evaluator
IS-230 Fundamentals of Emergency Management
IS-235 Emergency Planning
IS-240 Leadership & Influence
IS-241 Decision Making and Problem Solving
IS-242 Effective Communications
IS-244 Developing and Managing Volunteers
IS-775 Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Management and Operations
IS-5 Introduction to Hazardous Materials
The two day capstone of instruction will consist of;

  • Preparedness Block Local Emergency Operations Plan (LEOP)
  • ​State Emergency Operations Plan (SEOP) Response Block Utilization of Incident Management Teams (IMT) in Nebraska
  • ​Public Information Officer (PIO) and Social Media
  • ​G-191 Incident Command System (ICS) & Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Interface
  • ​Recovery Block
  • ​Public and Individual Assistance
  • ​Hazard Mitigation
  • ​Emergency Manager Panel Discussion

​Knowledge Assessment and Conclusion Individuals who complete the IS Course pre-requisites and the Basic Capstone course

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JIC & PIO Training Opportunities

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 8:00 am to Friday, October 18, 2019 - 11:45 am
Location: 
NEMA and NET Studios
Contact/Registrar: 
Deb Robinson at deb.robinson@nebraska.gov or 402-471-7408
Details: 

Join the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency's Radiolgical Emergency Preparedness Program for: 

JIC & PIO specific training this training will be held at NEMA on September 12th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at NEMA. The training will cover REP specific aspects and how it relates to the All Hazards JIC Plan in Preparation for the IPX in 2020.

JIC & PIO Training Registration

JIC Activation Drill at the NET Studios on October 17th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This training will put into practice all of the information covered at the JIC & PIO Training class in September.

JIC Activation Drill Registration

 

PIO Training Invitation

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E0428 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Train-the-Trainer

Event Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 8:00 am to Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:45 pm
Location: 
Gretna Fire Station, 10309 South 168 St., Omaha, NE 68136
Contact/Registrar: 
Quinn Lewandowski quinn.lewandowski@nebraska.gov
Details: 

Course Length: This course is 3 days in length. Class times generally run from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CT each day

Registration Close Date: Wednesday, October, 9th at 11:59 pm CT

Other Details: Lunch is provided each day to participants

Course Goals:

This train-the-trainer course focuses on preparing instructors to:

  1. Deliver the CERT Basic Training;
  2. Convey the messages and intent of the CERT Program (e.g., safety, teamwork, place in overall community emergency operations plan);
  3. Assure that students achieve the objectives of the CERT Basic Training; and
  4. Create a comfortable yet managed learning environment.

Prerequisites:

Participants in this course must have:

  1. A referral from a CERT-sponsoring agency, typically a local, regional, or state government agency.
  2. Completed the CERT Basic Training course or IS-317: Introduction to CERT. (https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-317)

Target Audience:

The audience for this course includes those who will have or currently have either of the following responsibilities: Serves as the course manager for the CERT Basic Training course, or serves as a CERT Basic Training course instructor.

To Apply:

Complete a FEMA Form 119-25-1, General Admissions Application, with student signature and signature of supervisor or sponsoring agency official. Applicants can submit the application by mail or scan and email to:

119-25-1 Form

Nebraska Emergency Management Agency

Attn: Quinn Lewandowski

2433 N.W. 24th St.

Lincoln, NE 68524

Email: quinn.lewandowski@nebraska.gov

 

Application Review:

First preference for acceptance to this course will be given to members of Nebraska CERT Teams and other Nebraska Citizen Corps Programs before opening registration to any outside parties from outside of the State of Nebraska. Registrants will be notified via email of their application status upon receipt and after processing. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Quinn Lewandowski at quinn.lewandowski@nebraska.gov if you have any questions. Registration will close on October 9th, 2019 at 11:59 CT.

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