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28th Nebraska Statewide Critical Incident Stress Management Conference

Event Date: 
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 7:00 am to 4:45 pm
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Location: 
Holiday Inn, Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Debbie Kuhn 402-326-0173 debbie.kuhn@nebraska.gov.
Details: 

TRAVEL & LODGING: Holiday Inn, Kearney, NE. Conference participants must make their own travel and lodging arrangements. A block of 50 rooms has been reserved at Kearney Holiday Inn until July 25. Rooms are priced at $97.95 per night plus taxes. Please say it is for the Critical Incident Stress Management Conference when making reservation. The phone number to the Holiday Inn is (308) 237-5971.
CONTINUING EDUCATION: This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education pro-gram for mental health practice, EMS, and law enforcement for a total of 9.0 hours.
QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CONFERENCE: If you have any questions regarding the conference, call or e-mail Debbie Kuhn at 402-326-0173 or email debbie.kuhn@nebraska.gov.

Wallace Barnett Jr. CISM Memorial Foundation,
 Nebraska CISM Interagency Management Committee,
 Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - Emergency Health Systems

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
Boston Marathon Bombing & Watertown Shootout/Manhunt: Lessons Learned by Chief Michael Lawn
Chief Michael Lawn will discuss in depth the circumstances of the bombing and Watertown. He will discuss the shootout and the subsequent manhunt for the suspect. He will educate the participants on lessons learned by what went right and what went wrong. Finally, he will discuss the aftermath and the challenges his department faced especially around Critical Incident response.
Human Trafficking in the Heartland: Realize, Recognize, and Respond by Anna Brewer
This course will enable the audience to "Realize" that sex trafficking happens anywhere, even in Nebraska; it will help the audience "Recognize" the signs - in both their personal and professional lives; and it will offer a venue through which the audience can "Respond". The course will also discuss critical incident response and the management for first responders who are exposed to sex trafficking.

Bill Gibbs will present the response of the LVMPD to the October 1st shooting on Las Vegas Blvd. There will be a detailed description of the response as an agency, He will share what they have learned and what they have in place for the future.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Response to the Oct 1st Tragedy by Bill Gibbs

First Responders & The Mentally Ill by Shannon Black, PhD
Shannon Black will educate the participants with a brief overview of mental illness signs and tips to effectively manage interactions with individuals with a mental disability, illness, or injury. She will also give on an overview of mental disorder and personality types, potential for violence and emergency protective custody process.

“I can only please one person per day, Today I choose me! “ by Kacey Woodliff
You are great at helping, providing, listening, supporting, giving, saying "yes" and so on..... but do you have a "disease to please"? Are you stressed out, maxed out, burnt out, pooped out and well just plain "out"?If your choices are draining you, this is a red flag ladies and gents! You could be committing a very serious crime! Ask yourself, are your every day choices costing you what matters most in your life?
Kacey is also a Nationally Registered EMT, EMS Training Officer and CPR/First Aid Instructor. She is also a mem-ber of the Nebraska CISM team.

FRIDAY, August 10, 2018
7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Social Time (Hors d’oeuvres provided)
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. CISM Management Meeting - (Interagency Management Committee, Regional Clinical Directors, CISM Coordinators, and Callout People ONLY) Stateroom A
SATURDAY, August 11, 2018 – Members and Non-Members Welcome (with paid registration)
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Welcome
8:15 - 10:15 a.m. Boston Marathon Bombing & Watertown Shootout/Manhunt: Lessons Learned - Chief Michael Lawn
10:30 – 12:30 p.m. Human Trafficking in the Heartland - Anna Brewer
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. LUNCH (provided) and Wallace Barnett CISM Memorial Foundation Annual Meeting
1:45 – 3:45 p.m. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Response to the Oct 1st Tragedy - Bill Gibbs
4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Troop Meetings D & E in Suite # 176 A & C in Stateroom B & C B & HQ in Executive Room (2nd Floor)Flyer
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Banquet & Awards Stateroom E & F
7:30 – 10:00 p.m. Hospitality Room
SUNDAY, August 12, 2018 – Members and Non-Members Welcome (with paid registration)
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. First Responders & The Mentally Ill - Shannon Black
10:15 - 11:45 a.m. I can only please one person per day, Today I choose me! - Kacey Woodliff
11:45 - 12:00 p.m. Evaluations

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Basic CISM Group Crisis Intervention Training

Event Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location: 
Nebraska Dept. of Transportation (NDOT) 108th & L Streets Omaha
Contact/Registrar: 
Debbie Kuhn, CISM Program Manager Phone: 402-326-0173 debbie.kuhn@nebraska.gov
Details: 

Crisis Incident Stress Management (CISM)
What is a Critical Incident?
A critical incident is any situation faced by emergency personnel causing unusually strong emotional reactions, which have the potential to interfere with their ability to function during or after the event.
Examples of critical incidents addressed by the Nebraska CISM Program include:
 Suicide of a first responder
 Line of duty death or serious injury of a first responder
 Injury to or death of a child
 Mass-casualty incident
 Natural disaster causing death and/or serious injury
What is Critical Incident Stress Management?
CISM is a comprehensive service designed to assist emergency responders who have experienced unusual stress related to their work. CISM is interested in promoting a helpful response throughout the entire range of a crisis experience including: the pre-crisis, acute crisis and post-crisis phases. Within the CISM program are seven core functions of response.

Training Program Objectives
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
 Define critical incident stress.
 List signs & symptoms of stress.
 Describe first responder personality profiles.
 Recognize characteristics & phases of critical incident stress.
 Discuss stress & coping strategies.
 Describe the anatomy of a debriefing.
 Discuss disaster psychology & victim response.
Continuing Education
Fourteen hours of continuing education may be counted by Licensed Mental Health Professionals , EMS Providers.

Deadline for registration and
cancellations –October 8th

Name: _________________________ Address: ________________________
City: ___________________________ Zip: ____________________________ Phone: _________________________ Email Address: ___________________ Profession: ______________________
 

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October 12 & 13, 2018 Omaha, NE Choose one:
Peer $150.00
Mental Health $250.00
Please mail registration form and check to the following: Wallace Barnett Memorial Foundation 1215 South 40th Street Lincoln, NE 68510 or
For Online Registration and Pay-ment Options, visit our website
wallybarnettfoundation.org/training

MGT-439 PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, October 21, 2002 - 8:00 am to Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Great Plains Regional Medical Center 601 W. Leota Street North Platte, NE 69101
Contact/Registrar: 
Debbie Kuhn 402-326-0173
Details: 

The 2010 report by the National Commission on Children and Disasters identified a training gap for emergency responders, first receivers, and emergency management personnel that reduced their effectiveness in responding to pediatric patients and their unique needs/considerations. This course addresses pediatric emergency planning and medical response considerations through a combination of lectures, small group exercises, and a table-top exercise.
Topics
• Introduction to Pediatric Response
• Emergency Management (EM) Considerations
• Implications for Planning and Response
• Functional Access Needs Considerations
• Mass Sheltering
• Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce
Resources
• Pediatric Reunification Considerations
• Pediatric Decontamination Considerations
Venue
Course Length
Jurisdiction
Two days (16 hours)
Participants
• Community and Hospital based Emergency
Managers
• EMS Personnel
• Hospital Administration and Emergency Room
Personnel
• Public Safety / Public Health Personnel
• School Administrators
• MRC Personnel
• Private sector
• Law Enforcement
• Disaster response/relief personnel
• County, State, and Federal personnel who
respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event
C16.8837.04

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Registraion: Form

Great Plain Regional Medical Center
601 W. Leota Street
North Platte, NE  69101 
 
FEMA does not charge for this course but the registration fee of $15.00 is to help with breaks for the two day course.  Lunch will be on your own.
 
Prerequisite for the course:  Each Student MUST register and bring a copy of your SID number to class.  If you don’t have a FEMA/SID number, you can register online by pasting this link into your web browser   cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.
Name:
Address:
City:
Email Address:
Phone:
Name of Service:
Checks can be made out and mailed to the Wallace Barnett CISM Foundation and mailed to 1215 South 40th Street, Lincoln, NE  68510.  You can also be invoiced and pay through Paypal.

MGT-439 PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 
Delta Hotels South Sioux City Riverfront 385 Street East 4th, South Sioux City, Nebraska
Contact/Registrar: 
Debbie Kuhn 402-326-0173
Details: 

The 2010 report by the National Commission on Children and Disasters identified a training gap for emergency responders, first receivers, and emergency management personnel that reduced their effectiveness in responding to pediatric patients and their unique needs/considerations. This course addresses pediatric emergency planning and medical response considerations through a combination of lectures, small group exercises, and a table-top exercise.
Topics
• Introduction to Pediatric Response
• Emergency Management (EM) Considerations
• Implications for Planning and Response
• Functional Access Needs Considerations
• Mass Sheltering
• Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce
Resources
• Pediatric Reunification Considerations
• Pediatric Decontamination Considerations
Venue
Course Length
Jurisdiction
Two days (16 hours)
Participants
• Community and Hospital based Emergency
Managers
• EMS Personnel
• Hospital Administration and Emergency Room
Personnel
• Public Safety / Public Health Personnel
• School Administrators
• MRC Personnel
• Private sector
• Law Enforcement
• Disaster response/relief personnel
• County, State, and Federal personnel who
respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event
C16.8837.04

Prerequisites
FEMA / SID Number
Students must register and bring a copy of their
SID number to class. Register online:
cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Continuing Education Credits
IACET - 1.6 CEUs
AAFP - 13.25 hours
ENA - 15.5 hours
TX-DSHS-EMS 16.0 hours

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Registration: Form

September 15&16, 2018 Delta Hotels South Sioux City Riverfront
385 Street East 4th, 
    South Sioux City, Nebraska
 
FEMA does not charge for this course but the registration fee of $15.00 is to help with breaks for the two day course.  Lunch will be on your own.
 
Prerequisite for the course:  Each Student MUST register and bring a copy of your SID number to class.  If you don’t have a FEMA/SID number, you can register online by pasting this link into your web browser   cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.
 
Name:
Address:
City:
Email Address:
Phone:
Name of Service:
Checks can be made out and mailed to the Wallace Barnett CISM Foundation and mailed to 1215 South 40th Street, Lincoln, NE  68510.  You can also be invoiced and pay through Paypal.

MGT-439 PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Event Date: 
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 
Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting 1320 Central Avenue Nebraska City, NE 68410
Contact/Registrar: 
Debbie Kuhn 402-326-0173
Details: 

PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE
AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
MGT-439
The 2010 report by the National Commission on Children and Disasters identified a training gap for emergency responders, first receivers, and emergency management personnel that reduced their effectiveness in responding to pediatric patients and their unique needs/considerations. This course addresses pediatric emergency planning and medical response  considerations through a combination of lectures, small group exercises, and a table-top exercise.
Topics
• Introduction to Pediatric Response
• Emergency Management (EM) Considerations
• Implications for Planning and Response
• Functional Access Needs Considerations
• Mass Sheltering
• Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce
Resources
• Pediatric Reunification Considerations
• Pediatric Decontamination Considerations
Venue
Course Length
Jurisdiction
Two days (16 hours)
Participants
• Community and Hospital based Emergency
Managers
• EMS Personnel
• Hospital Administration and Emergency Room
Personnel
• Public Safety / Public Health Personnel
• School Administrators
• MRC Personnel
• Private sector
• Law Enforcement
• Disaster response/relief personnel
• County, State, and Federal personnel who
respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event
C16.8837.04

Prerequisites
FEMA / SID Number
Students must register and bring a copy of their
SID number to class. Register online:
cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Continuing Education Credits
IACET - 1.6 CEUs
AAFP - 13.25 hours
ENA - 15.5 hours
TX-DSHS-EMS 16.0 hours

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Registration: Form

 

August 25 & 26, 2018 
Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting
1320 Central Avenue
Nebraska City, NE  68410
 
FEMA does not charge for this course but the registration fee of $15.00 is to help with breaks for the two day course.  Lunch will be on your own.
 
Prerequisite for the course:  Each Student MUST register and bring a copy of your SID number to class.  If you don’t have a FEMA/SID number, you can register online by pasting this link into your web browser   cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.
Name:
Address:
City:
Email Address:
Phone:
Name of Service:
Checks can be made out and mailed to the Wallace Barnett CISM Foundation and mailed to 1215 South 40th Street, Lincoln, NE  68510.  You can also be invoiced and pay through Paypal.

MGT-348 — PER-233 MEDICAL PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE FOR BOMBING INCIDENTS

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 
MSC Building 901 W. Bond Lincoln, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Mark Hosking 402-441-7265 mhosking@lincoln.ne.gov
Details: 

This course is intended for members of emergency response as well as other city and county services that become a part of a community response to an bombing incident. This interactive, Instructor facilitated program employs case studies, lessons learned, validated medical data, and potential threats to the communities we serve. Sessions will address planning considerations and concerns specific to medical responders, law enforcement, and emergency planners, with an intended outcome of integrating incidents of an explosive nature to existing plans. This will enhance community preparedness by identifying areas to address when attendees return to their jurisdiction.
Topics
•Terrorism Target Identification
•Types of Terrorism
•Explosive Characteristics and Behaviors
•Homemade Explosives
•Pre-attack Indicators
•Blast Injuries Types and Treatment
•Blast Injury Triage Considerations
•Pre- and Post-Detonation Response
•Planning and Command Considerations
•Understanding Local/State/Federal Resources
Prerequisites
FEMA / SID Number
Students must register and bring a copy of their SID number to class. Register online:
cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Course Length Venue
Two Days (16 hours) Jurisdiction
Class Size
Minimum 30 Participants
CE Credits
This course is approved and accredited for continuing education hours from:
ENA- Emergency Nurses Association
AAFP - America Academy of Family Physicians
Texas Department of Health - EMS
*This continuing education activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Participants
•Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
•Law Enforcement (local, county, state, federal)
•Fire Services
•Communications (Dispatchers)
•Specialty Teams Members (SWAT, Tactical Medics, Bomb Team, Haz Mat)
•Hospital Personnel
•Medical Professionals
•Emergency Management
•City, County, State, Federal Stakeholders
•Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
•Private Industry

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MGT-348 – PER-233 MEDICAL PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE FOR BOMBING INCIDENTS

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 
MSC Building 901 W. Bond Lincoln, NE
Contact/Registrar: 
Mark Hosking 402-441-7265 mhosking@lincoln.ne.gov
Details: 

This course is intended for members of emergency response as well as other city and county services that become a part of a community response to an bombing incident. This interactive, Instructor facilitated program employs case studies, lessons learned, validated medical data, and potential threats to the communities we serve. Sessions will address planning considerations and concerns specific to medical responders, law enforcement, and emergency planners, with an intended outcome of integrating incidents of an explosive nature to existing plans. This will enhance community preparedness by identifying areas to address when attendees return to their jurisdiction.
Topics
•Terrorism Target Identification
•Types of Terrorism
•Explosive Characteristics and Behaviors
•Homemade Explosives
•Pre-attack Indicators
•Blast Injuries Types and Treatment
•Blast Injury Triage Considerations
•Pre- and Post-Detonation Response
•Planning and Command Considerations

Understanding Local/State/Federal Resources
Prerequisites
FEMA / SID Number
Students must register and bring a copy of their SID number to class. Register online:
cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Course Length Venue
Two Days (16 hours) Jurisdiction
Class Size
Minimum 30 Participants
CE Credits
This course is approved and accredited for continuing education hours from:
ENA- Emergency Nurses Association
AAFP - America Academy of Family Physicians
Texas Department of Health - EMS
*This continuing education activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Participants
•Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
•Law Enforcement (local, county, state, federal)
•Fire Services
•Communications (Dispatchers)
•Specialty Teams Members (SWAT, Tactical Medics, Bomb Team, Haz Mat)
•Hospital Personnel
•Medical Professionals
•Emergency Management
•City, County, State, Federal Stakeholders
•Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
•Private Industry

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L962 All Hazards Planning Section Chief

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 
East Central District Health Department 4321 41st Avenue Columbus, NE 68601
Contact/Registrar: 
Michelle Evert Phone: 402-352-7958 Email: mevert@colfaxne.com
Details: 

Course Description:
• This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Planning Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team.
• These responsibilities fall into two categories:
o Managing the planning cycle
o Tracking resources and incident status
• Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge.
• NIMS ICS Position Specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.
Recommended Prerequisite:
• IS 100 – Introduction to the Incident Command System
• IS 200 – ICS for Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents
• ICS 300 – Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
• ICS 400 – Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff
• IS 700 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
• IS 800 – National Response Framework, An Introduction

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L962 All Hazards Planning Section Chief

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 
East Central District Health Department 4321 41st Avenue Columbus, NE 68601
Contact/Registrar: 
Michelle Evert Phone: 402-352-7958 Email: mevert@colfaxne.com
Details: 

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Planning Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team.

• These responsibilities fall into two categories:

o Managing the planning cycle

o Tracking resources and incident status

• Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge.

• NIMS ICS Position Specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.

 

Recommended Prerequisite: 

IS 100 – Introduction to the Incident Command System 

IS 200 – ICS for Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents 

ICS 300 – Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents 

ICS 400 – Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff 

IS 700 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction 

IS 800 – National Response Framework, An Introduction

Register by:

Noon on June 20, 2018

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Register: mevert@colfaxne.com

This class is sponsored by East Central PET Region and instructed by The Blue Cell, LLC.

2018 ANNUAL NEBRASKA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH EXERCISE

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: 
Hilton Omaha (Downtown) 1001 Cass Street Omaha, Nebraska 68102
Contact/Registrar: 
https://tinyurl.com/DBH2018 CONTACT: ppc@unl.edu • (402) 472-5678
Details: 

2018 ANNUAL NEBRASKA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH EXERCISE

RESERVE YOUR
SPOT TODAY!
This Nebraska behavioral health
exercise will test activation,
deployment, and management of behavioral
health responders, including volunteers.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
• Representatives from emergency
management (especially those responsible
for the towns of Sydney, Sutherland, Broken
Bow, O’Neill, Geneva, & Blair)
• Public health (particularly Emergency
Response Coordinators)
• MRC Coordinators; Health Care Coalition
partners
• American Red Cross representatives
• Behavioral health response organization
• Disaster spiritual care.
LOCATION

Hilton Omaha (Downtown)
1001 Cass Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68102

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Register: https://tinyurl.com/DBH2018