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Courses and Events

MGT-414 - CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RESILIENCE & COMMUNITY LIFELINES - Lincoln - June 2022

Date(s)
06/08/2022 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Location
Cornhusker Bank, 8310 O St, Lincoln, NE 68510
Contact/Registrar
Nebraska Preparedness Partnership Phone: (402) 979-7207 Email: npp@neprep.org
Details

DESCRIPTION:
The purpose of this management level course is to extend the knowledge, skills, and abilities developed in the awareness level course (AWR-213) and to formulate considerations for the resilience of jurisdictional assets leveraging cross-sector partnerships. These considerations as part of a resilience action plan will enhance the whole community's ability to manage the risk associated with critical infrastructure protection efforts.
Objectives
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the national strategy of resilience relative to the local partner role
- Describe the whole community approach relative to the National Preparedness Goal
- Identify and prioritize jurisdictional critical infrastructure assets and interdependencies across all Critical Infrastructure sectors
- Describe the purpose and components of a resilience plan
- Analyze asset and sector impact on jurisdictional resilience
- Develop options for sector-specific next steps for highest-priority sectors
- Develop a list of jurisdiction-level (regional) resilience actions
AUDIENCE:
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Other, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Private Sector / Corporate Security and Safety Professionals, Public Works

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FEMA G-191 ICS/EOC Interface Class

Date(s)
06/15/2022 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Wayne State College, Student Center 1111 Main St, Wayne NE 68787
Contact/Registrar
Bobbi Risor Region 11 Emergency Manager 701 Koenigstein Ave Norfolk, NE 68701 (402) 844-2050 brisor@norfolkne.gov
Details

Course Description:
G-191 Incident Command System/Emergency Operations Center Interface: This course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface. The course provides an opportunity for participants to begin developing an interface between an Incident Management Team and EOC personnel.
The goal of this professional development course, G191 ICS EOC Interface (Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface), is to enable the students to develop an effective interface between the Incident Command/Unified Command and the Emergency Operations Center by applying National Incident Management System principles.
Audience:
This course, is designed for state and local personnel responsible for developing, staffing, managing and operating an EOC and coordinating EOC operations with a field command post.
This course is designed for personnel associated with On-Scene Incident Command, EOCs and Multiagency Coordination (MAC) System entities. The goal of the course is to provide state and local emergency management officials with the knowledge and skills they need to operate an Emergency Operating Center (EOC) and interface it with an Incident Command System (ICS) field operation. It enables the participants to begin developing an ICS/EOC interface for their community by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles. The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercise and group discussions to formulate the interface.
Prerequisites: FEMA ICS-100, FEMA ICS-200, FEMA ICS-700, FEMA ICS-800
Course Date/Time: June 15th, 2022 Start time: 0800
Course Location: Wayne State College, Student Center 1111 Main St, Wayne NE 68787
There is no Fee to attend the Course
No lodging is provided on your course
Lunch on your own
Pre-registration required no later than June 10, 2022 - Register by going to:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/g-191-eocics-interface-course-tickets-345770648317

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G272 Warning Coordination - Auburn

Date(s)
06/16/2022 - 8:00am to 06/17/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Sheridan Training Facility 1110 M St. Auburn, NE 68305
Contact/Registrar
Renee Critser 402-274-2552 nemahaema@windstream.net
Details

G272 Warning Coordination

June 16-17, 2022 8a.m. 5p.m. both days     

  • Course Description
  • This course is the latest in the hazardous weather series of courses produced in partnership with the National Weather Service (NWS). Every year, the United States experiences more severe weather than any other country in the world. In order to reduce deaths, injuries, and property losses, emergency managers must work closely with the NWS and the news media to provide effective warnings that can be received and understood by people at risk. This course is intended to help facilitate that process. Course topics include: The Social Dimensions of Warning Response; Developing Effective Warning Messages; Developing an Effective Community Warning Process; and Working with the News Media to Create a Weather Warning Partnership. In addition to lecture and discussion, the course includes case studies, exercises, and an opportunity for interaction with representatives of the local news media.
  • Course Objectives 
  • Predict how people in the community may respond to different types of warnings based on certain social factors.
  • Develop a hazardous weather warning message based on a specific event and the threat it poses to the community.

Where:

Sheridan Training Facility

1110 M St.

Auburn, NE 68305

  • Propose improvements to a community’s warning system based on identified breakdowns in coordination and communication.
  • Develop warning messages for a given scenario that are targeted for delivery by a particular media type.
  • Develop a warning coordination and communication strategy for a given scenario

Course contact;

Renee Critser 402-274-2552 nemahaema@windstream.net 

There is no fee to attend this course.

  • Class is limited to 30 students

Registration Deadline is June 14

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness - Lincoln - June 2022 - 2 Day

Date(s)
06/21/2022 - 9:00am to 06/22/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Southeast Community College (Lincoln Campus) 8800 O Street Lincoln, NE 68520 North Entrance Room N-1
Contact/Registrar
For Accommodations such as an ASL interpreter, please email carynewman@niagara.edu or call 716-286-8139
Details

Option A: Two-Day Training: This program is designed for those who are active in the disability community or are working in some capacity in emergency management. You will be identified in the database as a lead person in your field. 

Description

Niagara University Disability Awareness Training has received a grant from the Nebraska Council on Developmental Disabilities to educate anyone involved in emergency planning, preparedness, response, and recovery as it pertains to individuals with disabilities and access and functional needs. NU has tailored a presentation that identifies the responsibilities of both emergency management personnel and disability advocates during an emergency. This program will introduce the four modules necessary for proper response that include Disability Awareness Training, the Americans with Disabilities Act specific to Emergency management, emergency plan content, and Inclusive Planning and Active Participation.

 

Topics to be discussed

  • Disability Awareness specific to Emergency Management
  • Access and Functional Needs defined to include Universal Design
  • Understanding how the whole community concept is imperative to proper response to individuals with disabilities and how to involve them.
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act relative to Emergency management and response.
  • Community resources and other materials that assist Emergency Management in proper response
  • Disaster Preparedness and Planning
  • Inclusive Planning and Active Participation
  • NYC Lawsuit and its ramifications nationwide

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G-557 Rapid Needs Assessment - Grand Island - June 2022

Date(s)
06/22/2022 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Grand Island-Hall County Emergency Management 1210 N. North Road, Grand Island, NE
Contact/Registrar
Jill Harvey Phone: 308-995-2250 deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details

Overview:
This course provides information and resources to enable participants to develop an effective damage assessment program and conduct rapid and effective needs assessments.

Target Audience:
The target audience for this course includes Local officials who are responsible for assessing, collecting, and reporting damages during and after any event that causes damage of private, public, and critical infrastructure. First response agencies (fire, police, EMS, etc.), planners, and county CERT & ARES volunteers will benefit from this course.

Recommended Prerequisites:
ICS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System,
IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Inci-dents;
IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;
IS-0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction;
IS-0120.a, An Introduction to Exercises; and
IS-0130, Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning

There is no registration fee for attending;
Class size is limited to 24 participants.

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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Training - 1/2 Day - Lincoln 2022

Date(s)
06/22/2022 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
: Southeast Community College (Lincoln Campus) 8800 O Street Lincoln, NE 68520 North Entrance Room N-1
Contact/Registrar
For Accommodations such as an ASL interpreter, please email carynewman@niagara.edu or call 716-286-8139
Details

Option B: Half-Day Training: This program educates individuals who want to learn about the process, be active in a capacity that suits their interest and availability, and wants to assist in directing peers and colleagues within their demographic, municipality, or line of work. 

Description

Niagara University Disability Awareness Training has received a grant from the Nebraska Council on Developmental Disabilities to educate anyone involved in emergency planning, preparedness, response, and recovery as it pertains to individuals with disabilities and access and functional needs. NU has tailored a presentation that identifies the responsibilities of both emergency management personnel and disability advocates during an emergency. This program will introduce the four modules necessary for proper response that include Disability Awareness Training, the Americans with Disabilities Act specific to Emergency management, emergency plan content, and Inclusive Planning and Active Participation.

 

Topics to be discussed

  • Disability Awareness specific to Emergency Management
  • Access and Functional Needs defined to include Universal Design
  • Understanding how the whole community concept is imperative to proper response to individuals with disabilities and how to involve them.
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act relative to Emergency management and response.
  • Community resources and other materials that assist Emergency Management in proper response
  • Disaster Preparedness and Planning
  • Inclusive Planning and Active Participation
  • NYC Lawsuit and its ramifications nationwide

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G-235 Emergency Planning - Kearney - July 2022

Date(s)
07/13/2022 - 8:00am to 07/14/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Buffalo County EOC 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar
Jill Harvey Phone: 308-995-2250 deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details

Overview:
This course is designed for emergency management personnel who are involved in develop-ing an effective emergency planning system. This course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop your capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives and protect property threatened by disaster.
Target Audience: All individuals involved in crisis and emergency management decision making.
Recommended Prerequisites:
• None
There is no registration fee for attending;
Class size is limited to 24 participants.

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L0105 Public Information Basics

Date(s)
07/19/2022 - 8:00am to 07/21/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Buffalo County Emergency Operations Center, 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, Nebraska
Contact/Registrar
Jodie Fawl, NEMA PIO, jodie.fawl@nebraska.gov (402) 471-7421
Details

L0105 Public Information Basics Kearney, Nebraska, July 19-21, 2022 

Overview

To equip participants with the skills needed to be full or part-time PIOs, including oral and written communications; understanding and working with the media; and basic tools and techniques to perform effectively as a PIO, both in the proactive/ advocacy times and crisis/emergency response.

Who should attend:

The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal territorial level of government and in the private and nongovernmental sectors.

Prerequisite:

IS-29 Public Information Officer Awareness

Here is the link

https://training.fema.gov/generaladmissionsapplication/staticforms/startapplication.aspx

Lunch will be provided.

Lodging on your own.

Student must attend all classes to receive the course certificate.

There is no fee to attend this course.

Class is limited to 25 students,

Registration Deadline is July 11, 2022

This class is sponsored by the South Central Planning, Exercise and Training Region.

When: July 19-21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Buffalo County Emergency Operations Center, 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, Nebraska

Register: NETC Online Admissions Application

Here is the link

  https://training.fema.gov/generaladmissionsapplication/staticforms/startapplication.aspx

Questions:

Jodie Fawl, NEMA PIO, jodie.fawl@nebraska.gov, (402) 471-7421

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Isotope Crossroads: Omaha

Date(s)
07/20/2022 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location
Embassy Suites - Omaha Downtown, 555 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68102
Contact/Registrar
Mike Schmitt, WMDC, FBI, mrschmitt@fbi.gov
Details

Isotope Crossroads: Omaha is a Radiological Transportation Security Tabletop Exercise (TTX) sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)/Office of Radiological Security (ORS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)/Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate (WMDD)/Nuclear and Radiological Countermeasures Unit (NRCU).

The purpose of the TTX is to promote information sharing, joint situational awareness, team building, and problem resolution in a crisis response situation with Federal, State, Local, and Tribal law enforcement and emergency response personnel, regulatory agencies, transportation companies, and radiological material production companies among others when dealing with a Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) incident scenario involving Category 1 and 2 radiological materials in commercial transit.  Radiological materials and transportation routes through the Omaha Area of Responsibility (AOR), transportation companies, incident response procedures, and crisis communications will be discussed during this one-day, no-fault, discussion-based exercise.

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ICS 300 - North Platte - July 2022

Date(s)
07/25/2022 - 8:00am to 07/27/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
UNL, West Central Research & Extension Center 402 West State Farm Road North Platte, NE  69101
Contact/Registrar
Joanna Le Moine Region 51 Emergency Management 308-532-7383 LeMoineJL@ci.north-platte.ne.us
Details

Course overview:

This 21 hour course is designed to meet the required objectives of NIMS.  The class builds on the prerequisites IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses and is a pre-requisite for the ICS 400 course.

Who should attend:

 All Mid-level Management Federal/State/Local/Tribal/Private Sector & Nongovernmental personnel to include 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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ICS 400 - North Platte - July 2022

Date(s)
07/28/2022 - 8:00am to 07/29/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
UNL, West Central Research & Extension Center 402 West State Farm Road North Platte, NE  69101
Contact/Registrar
Joanna Le Moine Region 51 Emergency Management 308-532-7383 LeMoineJL@ci.north-platte.ne.us
Details

This 16 Hour 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 & 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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HAZMAT IQ Above the Line/Below the Line Training

Date(s)
08/08/2022 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Omaha Public Safety Training Center, 11616 Rainwood Rd, Omaha, NE 68142
Contact/Registrar
Alyssa Sanders 402-471-7176 alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov
Details

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Developed by responders, for responders, this is the foundational, patented system that started it all – This one-day class, taught in a straight forward easy to understand methodology, takes the typically complex world of Hazardous materials and simplifies it for street level< responder. Each participant receives a set of laminated Above the Line/Below© charts which allows them to efficiently size-up any chemical in minutes, determining the hazards, meters and PPE required.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
The HazMatIQ 4 – step system consists of:
Step 1) Revolutionary 10 – second “Above the line – Below the line” chemical size-up.
Step 2) Verifying/adjusting initial size-up using HMIQ Charts and a reference source.
Step 3) Choosing the appropriate meter(s) and protective equipment
Step 4) Operating safely in the hot zone based on mission

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To register, email Alyssa Sanders at alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

HAZMAT IQ Above the Line/Below the Line Training

Date(s)
08/09/2022 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location
Columbus Fire Department, 4630 Howard Blvd, Columbus, NE 68601
Contact/Registrar
Alyssa Sanders 402-471-7176 alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov
Details

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Developed by responders, for responders, this is the foundational, patented system that started it all – This one-day class, taught in a straight forward easy to understand methodology, takes the typically complex world of Hazardous materials and simplifies it for street level< responder. Each participant receives a set of laminated Above the Line/Below© charts which allows them to efficiently size-up any chemical in minutes, determining the hazards, meters and PPE required.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
The HazMatIQ 4 – step system consists of:
Step 1) Revolutionary 10 – second “Above the line – Below the line” chemical size-up.
Step 2) Verifying/adjusting initial size-up using HMIQ Charts and a reference source.
Step 3) Choosing the appropriate meter(s) and protective equipment
Step 4) Operating safely in the hot zone based on mission

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To register, email Alyssa Sanders at alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

HAZMAT IQ Above the Line/Below the Line Training

Date(s)
08/10/2022 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location
North Platte Fire Department, 715 South Jeffers Street, North Platte, NE 69101
Contact/Registrar
Alyssa Sanders 402-471-7176 alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov
Details

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Developed by responders, for responders, this is the foundational, patented system that started it all – This one-day class, taught in a straight forward easy to understand methodology, takes the typically complex world of Hazardous materials and simplifies it for street level< responder. Each participant receives a set of laminated Above the Line/Below© charts which allows them to efficiently size-up any chemical in minutes, determining the hazards, meters and PPE required.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
The HazMatIQ 4 – step system consists of:
Step 1) Revolutionary 10 – second “Above the line – Below the line” chemical size-up.
Step 2) Verifying/adjusting initial size-up using HMIQ Charts and a reference source.
Step 3) Choosing the appropriate meter(s) and protective equipment
Step 4) Operating safely in the hot zone based on mission

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To register, email Alyssa Sanders at alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov

G-386 Mass Fatalities - Kearney - Aug 2022

Date(s)
08/17/2022 - 8:00am to 08/18/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Buffalo County EOC 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar
Jill Harvey Phone: 308-995-2250 deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details

Overview:
This 2-day course prepares State and local response personnel and other responsible agencies and professionals to handle mass fatalities effectively and to work with the survivors in an emergency or disaster. This course covers incident management, mass fatalities, planning before and operations during an incident, establishing the morgue, family assistance support operations, and assistance from the Federal government. The course concludes with a tabletop exercise.

Target Audience: The course is designed for a wide audience, encompassing the range of personnel with a role to play in mass fatality incidents. Coroners, medical examiners, funeral directors, heads of first response agencies (fire, police, EMS, etc.), planners, and emergency management coordinators will benefit from this course.

Recommended Prerequisites:
• IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System,
• IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources
• IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;
• IS-0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction;

There is no registration fee for attending;
Lodging, Meals, Per Diem and all other travel expenses are the responsibility of the student or the parent organization.
Class size is limited to 24 participants

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G-358 Evacuation and Re-entry - Kearney - Oct 2022

Date(s)
10/26/2022 - 8:00am to 10/27/2022 - 5:00pm
Location
Buffalo County EOC 1512 Central Ave., Kearney, NE
Contact/Registrar
Jill Harvey Phone: 308-995-2250 deputyem@phelpscone.org
Details

Overview:
This 12-hour course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement an evacuation and re-entry plan for their jurisdictions. It uses a community’s vulnerability analysis and evacuation plan. It also addresses evacua-tion behavior and recommends methods to make evacuation and re-entry more effi-cient. This course does not address the decision to evacuate or re-enter.

Target Audience: The persons responsible for planning, implementing, and carrying out evacuations within a jurisdiction. This includes, but is not limited to, state and local government emergency program managers, emergency planners, and response personnel.

Recommended Prerequisites:
• IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System,
• IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources
• IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction;
• IS-0800.b, National Response Framework, An Introduction;

There is no registration fee for attending;
Lodging, Meals, Per Diem and all other travel expenses are the responsibility of the student or the parent organization.
Class size is limited to 24 participants.

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