December

G191: EOC/ICS Interface

Dec 09 Event

The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.

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Logistics 201 – Mutual Aid in Virginia

Dec 12 Training

This course is designed to establish a baseline awareness of mutual aid programs and procedures, plans, documents, and systems utilized throughout Virginia by public sector entities. Topics of discussion will include local mutual aid, statewide mutual aid, state to state...

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SAR First Responder

Dec 19 SAR

This course is designed for law enforcement and emergency services personnel who are the first responders to a search and rescue incident. The intent of the course is to provide enough tools to adequately evaluate an incident and to take...

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SAR Lost Person Behavior

Dec 19 SAR

This course will present the most recent advances in lost person behavior, the latest research, new models of behavior, and several new behavioral modes. Developed by Robert Koester an international leader in search and rescue research, the participants will go...

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January

SAR Lost Person Behavior

Jan 07 SAR

This course will present the most recent advances in lost person behavior, the latest research, new models of behavior, and several new behavioral modes. Developed by Robert Koester an international leader in search and rescue research, the participants will go...

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G0290 Public Information Officer

Jan 10 Training

This two day course is designed for the new or less experienced Public Information Officer (PIO) and focuses on essential emergency PIO functions. The course will teach PIOs how to write a news release, conduct an on-camera interview and prepare...

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V810: ICS Forms Review

Jan 10 Info Session

This five-hour course provides a review of the primary Incident Command System (ICS) forms used to support onsite Incident Command and the ICS Planning Process (“The Planning P”). Additionally, the course covers how various ICS forms are utilized in equivalent...

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EOC Management and Operations

Jan 10 Event

This 2 1/2 day course identifies considerations affecting site selection and design for an effective EOC; staffing, training, and briefing EOC personnel; and operating and managing an EOC during various emergency situations.

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Logistics 101- Logistical Awareness and Fundamentals

Jan 11 Training

This eight-hour course is designed to begin the logistical training process by establishing a baseline awareness of logistical procedures, plans, and systems utilized across the world by public and private sector entities.

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Logistics 201 – Mutual Aid in Virginia

Jan 12 Info Session

This course is designed to establish a baseline awareness of mutual aid programs and procedures, plans, documents, and systems utilized throughout Virginia by public sector entities. Topics of discussion will include local mutual aid, statewide mutual aid, state to state...

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G557 Rapid Needs Assessment

Jan 26 EMC

This one-day workshop is designed to assist communities in developing a plan and procedures for rapidly and efficiently collecting disaster intelligence immediately following a disaster. This intelligence is used to prioritize response activities, allocate available resources, and specifically request resources...

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February

G291:Joint Information Center Planning

Feb 23 EMC

This one-day course is designed to equip Public Information Officers (PIOs) to establish and operate in a Joint Information System/Center (JIS/JIC). The purpose of the course is to build on the solo PIO competencies gained in the Basic PIO courses...

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March

G191: EOC/ICS Interface

Mar 08 Event

The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.

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EOC/ICS Interface

Mar 08 Event

The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.

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Hazardous Materials Technician Course

Mar 27 Hazmat

A ten day program of intense instruction and practice, focusing on the following subject areas: chemical and physical properties, detection and monitoring, protective equipment, decontamination, Hazmat control, risk assessment, incident management, and safety. The program is in accordance with NFPA...

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April

Hazardous Materials Advanced Tactical Control

Apr 24 Hazmat

This Specialist-level course is a 10-day program of intense instruction and practice focusing on advanced hazardous materials control techniques and special topics dealing with advanced hazardous materials response. Subject areas include damage assessment, terminology, cargo tank design and construction, and...

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June

Chemistry of Hazardous Materials

Jun 05 Hazmat

This Specialist-level course is a ten-day program of intense instruction that provides a sound understanding of the basic chemistry of hazardous materials. Directed at the underlying reasons for the chemical behavior of hazardous materials, the course is designed to improve...

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September

Hazardous Materials Technician Course

Sep 25 Hazmat

A ten day program of intense instruction and practice, focusing on the following subject areas: chemical and physical properties, detection and monitoring, protective equipment, decontamination, Hazmat control, risk assessment, incident management, and safety.

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October

Hazardous Materials Advanced Tactical Control

Oct 23 Hazmat

This Specialist-level course is a 10-day program of intense instruction and practice focusing on advanced hazardous materials control techniques and special topics dealing with advanced hazardous materials response. Subject areas include damage assessment, terminology, cargo tank design and construction, and...

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November

Chemistry of Hazardous Materials

Nov 27 Hazmat

This Specialist-level course is a ten-day program of intense instruction that provides a sound understanding of the basic chemistry of hazardous materials. Directed at the underlying reasons for the chemical behavior of hazardous materials, the course is designed to improve...

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