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NEMA Courses and Events

Course Date(s) Location Contact/Registrar Details
Planning for Disaster Recovery Webinar Series 04/25/2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am WEBINAR Molly Bargmann 402-471-7182 molly.bargmann@nebraska.gov

This FREE 3- part webinar series will deepen the knowledge and skills of participants who work and deal with the disaster recovery process. This series will be of value to those entities who wish to deepen their understanding of the disaster recovery process, disaster recovery program requirements, and how to better prepare for disaster recovery BEFORE a disaster strikes. Attendees could include: local elected officials, county emergency managers, highway superintendents, city administrators, city/county clerks, city/county treasurers.

Webinar 3

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
1030-1130 hours

BLUE SKY DAY

Understanding how to prepare TODAY

  • Explore how to modify current processes to include FEMA approved methods
  • Examine current procurement procedures for compliance
  • Register for New Grants Portal System 

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G-775 EOC Management and Operations 06/26/2018 - 8:00am to 06/27/2018 - 5:00pm Dakota City Fire Department 1516 Myrtle Street Dakota City, Nebraska 68731 Roger Conrad Phone: 402-471-7175 E-mail: roger.conrad@nebraska.gov

G-775 Emergency Operations Center Management and Operations

This course explores the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) and their relationships as components of a Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS). The course contains disaster-related examples, activities, and case studies that relate to EOCs and MACS at the Federal, state, and local levels of government.

Questions contact:

Roger Conrad
Phone: 402-471-7175
E-mail: roger.conrad@nebraska.gov

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Other Courses and Events

Course Date(s) Location Contact/Registrar Details
L-960 All Hazards Division/Group Supervisor 04/25/2018 - 8:00am to 04/27/2018 - 5:00pm Municipal Services Building 901 W Bond Street Lincoln, NE Mark Hosking 402-441-7265 mhosking@lancaster.ne.gov

All Hazards Division/Group Supervisor

This Division/Group Supervisor course is designed to provide local-and State-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT) or local Incident Management Team.

Who should attend:

Law Enforcement (LE), Public Works (PW), Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Governmental Administrative (GA), Fire Service (FS), Public Safety Communications (PSC),  Hazardous Material (HazMat), Health Care (HC), Emergency Management Agency (EMA), and Public Health

Prerequisites:

IS-100, 200, 700, 800, 300 and 400

Selection Criteria:

NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position-Specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions on Type III or IV All Hazard IMTs, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.

There is no fee to attend this course.

Class is restricted to 30 students

Registration Deadline is April 11, 2017

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L-954 FEMA ALL HAZARD SAFETY OFFICER 04/30/2018 - 8:00am to 05/03/2018 - 5:00pm Wayne Fire Station 510 Tomar Drive Wayne, NE Kevin Garvin (402) 254-6862 cedarem@hartel.net

The Northeast Planning, Exercise and Training (PET) Region is please to offer this FREE training. 

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate, through exercises and a final exam, an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Safety Officer on an All- Hazards Incident Management Team 
  • Identify the course objective and position-specific resource materials for the position of Safety Officer
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of the Safety Officer in assuming the position and creating an attitude of safety on an incident
  • Identify the information that the Safety Officer must obtain when beginning work on an incident and potential sources for obtaining that information
  • Understand the distinction between a hazard and a safety risk, and identify situations and actions that are of high importance to the Safety Officer
  • Describe several techniques that can be used to prioritize hazards for mitigation, as well as several types of mitigation and accident prevention
  • Understand the purpose, components, and use of ICS Form 215A - Incident Action Plan Safety Analysis
  • Understand and complete the ICS Form 208 HM - Site Safety and Control Plan
  • Use multiple methods of communicating safety risks and mitigations through the Incident Safety Plan, Assistant Safety Officers, Safety Messages, and briefings
  • Discuss the Safety Officer’s interactions with the Logistics Section (and its various sub-units) to ensure that personnel needs are safely met
  • Identify unsafe actions and situations potentially undertaken by incident personnel while working on the incident, how to prevent those safety risks, and how to stop unsafe operations
  • Describe the Safety Officer’s responsibility in dealing with accidents and special situations on an incident
  • Describe the Safety Officer’s role in ensuring safety and disbanding the Safety Unit during incident demobilization and closeout  

Prerequisites for the class:
IS-100
IS-200
IS-700
IS-800
ICS-300
ICS-400

Class is limited to 30 students

Meals and Lodging are on your own. 

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REP Exercise Controller Course (RECC) 05/07/2018 - 1:00pm to 05/08/2018 - 12:00pm Nebraska Emergency Management Agency 2433 N.W. 24th Street Lincoln, NE Brian Folts 402-471-7420 brian.folts@nebraska.gov Jessica Joiner 256-847-2195 jessica.joiner@cdpemail.dhs.gov John McKenzie 256-847-2111 john.mckenzie@fema.dhs.gov

This course covers the roles, responsibilities, and conduct of REP Exercise Controllers during REP Exercises or Drills. The content is based on the REP Program Manual and best practices gathered from Subject Matter Experts. The course is designed for anyone fulfilling the role of an offsite controller from Federal, State, Local, and Tribal Emergency Management and Utilities involved with offsite REP exercises/drill control for NRC-licensed commercial nuclear power plants.

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REP Exercise Evaluator Course (REEC) 05/08/2018 - 1:00pm to 05/11/2018 - 5:00pm Nebraska Emergency Management Agency 2433 N.W. 24th Street Lincoln, NE Brian Folts 402-471-7420 brian.folts@nebraska.gov Jessica Joiner 256-847-2195 jessica.joiner@cdpemail.dhs.gov John McKenzie 256-847-2111 john.mckenzie@fema.dhs.gov

Target Audience/Disciplines

Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service,  Governmental Administrative, Hazardous Materials, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Public Works

Overview

The Radiological Preparedness (REP) REP Exercise Evaluation Course (REEC) is a 3.5-day course which provides responders the regulatory guidelines required to evaluate REP exercises, how to prepare for evaluations and observations during and after exercise activities plus techniques for exercise evaluations. Students will have the opportunity to observe video vignettes of REP exercises and the development of exercise narratives submitted to the REP Exercise Evaluation Tool (EET), for review. In conjunction with the required prerequisites this course fulfills the credentialing training requirements for becoming a Type III REP Exercise Evaluator.

 

Prerequisites and Requirements

CDP 004-14 Radiological Core Concepts Course, and IS-331 Introduction to Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP Exercise Evaluation).

Recommended: IS-100, IS-120.a, IS-200, IS-302, IS-331, IS 700, IS-800.b, IS-812, L-146 (HSEEP)

 

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G-191 ICS / EOC Interface 05/23/2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Grand Island City Hall 100 East 1st Street Grand Island, NE 68802 Jon Rosenlund 100 East 1st Street P.O. Box 1968 Grand Island, NE 68802 308-385-5362 jonr@grand-island.com

Overview: 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:

· IS0100.b

· IS0200.b

· IS0700.a

· IS0800.b

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ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents 06/18/2018 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
06/19/2018 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
06/20/2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Dakota City Fire Station 208 S. 21st Street Dakota City, NE 68731 Kevin Garvin 402-254-6862 cedarem@hartel.net Allen Michel 308-279-1788 allen.michel@nebraska.gov

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 supervisors, 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.

There is no fee to attend this course.

· Class is limited to 30 students

Registration Deadline is June 15, 2018

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G-386 Mass Faltality 06/19/2018 - 8:00am to 06/20/2018 - 5:00pm Morrill County Community Hospital 1313 S Street Bridgeport, NE 69336 Tim Newman, Director Region 22 Emergency Management 1801 Avenue B Scottsbluff, NE 69361 office: 308-436-6689 cell: 308-765-2786 tnewman@scottsbluff.org

Description

Course Goal

The Mass Fatality Incident Response course is designed to prepare response personnel and other responsible professionals to handle a mass fatalities incident effectively by properly caring for the dead and the living—both responders and survivors.

Course Objectives At the end of this course, the students should be able to:

  • Assess the local Mass Fatalities Annex to determine their jurisdictions’ preparedness for a mass fatalities incident.
  • Describe the critical operational activities: Notification, staging, search and recovery, morgue operations, media relations, and family assistance.
  • Explain how a Family Assistance Center is used to support families and to aid identification of the deceased.
  • Identify the requirements to ensure that the psychological needs of mass fatalities responders are addressed.

Medical Examiners/Coroners

Public Works Personnel

Funeral Directors

Members of the Clergy

Law Enforcement Personnel

The Salvation Army Personnel

Fire Department Personnel

American Red Cross Personnel

Emergency Medical Services Personnel

Forensic specialists

Emergency Planners

National Guard Members

Emergency Management Personnel

Transportation (railroads, etc.) Personnel

Public Officials

Other significant disaster workers

Media (Public Information Officers)

A maximum class size of 30 students is recommended for this course.

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ICS 400 Advanced ICS Command and General Staff - Complex Incidents 06/21/2018 - 8:00am to 6:00pm Dakota City Fire Station 208 S.21st Street. Dakota City, NE 68731 Kevin Garvin 402-254-6862 cedarem@hartel.net Allen Michel 308-279-1788 allen.michel@nebraska.gov

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.

There is no fee to attend this course.

· Class is limited to 30 students

Registration Deadline is June 15, 2018

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L967 ICS All Hazards Specific Logistics Section Chief 07/16/2018 - 8:00am to 07/20/2018 - 5:00pm Region 23 Office 250 Main Street Chadron, NE 69337 Registrar/Course Contact: Nan Gould Phone: 308-432-2251 reg23ema@bbc.net

Course Description
This course provides local- and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Logistics Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities fall into two categories: responding to the incident and effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of a Logistics Section Chief on an AHIMT. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

Selection Criteria: NIMS ICS All-Hazards training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to Functional, Support, or Unit Leader positions on Type 3 or 4 AHIMTs, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.

Course Objectives
Demonstrate an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of a Logistics Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team.

Mission Areas
Recovery
Mitigation
Respond

Prerequisites
Prerequisite Courses:
E0300
E0400
IS0100.b
IS0200.b
IS0700.a
IS0800.b

· No Lodging or Meals are provided during this course.
  Students must attend all classes to receive the FEMA certificate

There is no fee to attend this course.

· Class is limited to 20 students

Registration Deadline is June 27, 2018

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L-967 All Hazards Logistics Section Chief 10/01/2018 - 8:00am to 10/05/2018 - 5:00pm Wayne Fire Station 510 Tomar Drive Wayne, NE 68787 Kevin Garvin PO Box 176Hartington, NE 68739 (402) 254-6862 cedarem@hartel.net Nic Kemnitz 521 Lincoln St Wayne, NE 68787 (402) 833-5190 wayne_em@abbnebraska.com

The Northeast Planning, Exercise and Training (PET) Region is pleased to offer this FREE training

Overview: This course provides local- and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Logistics Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Man-agement Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities fall into two categories: responding to the incident and effectively fulfilling the position responsibili-ties of a Logistics Section Chief on an AHIMT. Exercises, simulations, discus-sions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

Prerequisites:

  • ICS 300
  • ICS 400
  • IS0100.b
  • IS0200.b
  • IS0700.a
  • IS0800.b

There is no fee to attend this course.

No Lodging is provided during this course.

Student must attend all classes to receive the certificate.

Deadline is September 24th, 2018

Meals will be on your own

Instruction provided by: The Blue Cell LLC

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