August

G393 Mitigation for Emergency Managers

Aug 22 FEMA

Henrico, VA: This course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards. It also addresses the important roles of the emergency program manager (or other local government representative) in mitigation: motivator,...

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ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command Systems

Aug 23 ICS

This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents such as unified command, multi-agency coordination systems,...

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G556 Local Damage Assessment

Aug 29 Response

Alexandria, VA: This course will equip local officials with the knowledge, understanding, and skills they need to be able to conduct rapid and effective needs and damage assessments in order to save lives and protect property.

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G775 EOC Management and Operations

Aug 29 EOC

Roanoke, VA: The 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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E0454 Advanced IV: Advanced Concepts and Issues in the Emergency Management Community and Profession

Aug 13 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of Advanced IV is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to engage the challenges associated with the broader regional, national and international EM community. Advanced IV is designed to provide participants with...

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September

G290 - Public Information Officer

Sep 06 Response

Harrisonburg, VA: 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...

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VEOC 100 WebEOC for Local Government

Sep 07 EOC

Stafford, VA: The purpose of this course is to establish a baseline awareness of the operations, procedures, plans, and systems to be used by local governments when interacting with the Virginia Emergency Operations Center (VEOC). At the end of this...

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VEOC 101/201 Introduction to the VEST and VEOC Crisis Management Systems

Sep 08 EOC

Richmond, VA: This three-hour course is designed to establish a baseline awareness of the operations, procedures, plans, and systems utilized by the Virginia Emergency Operations Center. At the end of this course, the student will understand the principle practices of...

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G291 Joint Information System/Center Planning for Public Information Officers

Sep 08 FEMA

Harrisonburg, VA: Description: This one-day course is designed to equip Public Information Officers (PIOs) to establish and operate in a Joint Information System/Center (JIS/JIC). Participants will also gain a working knowledge of operational practices for performing PIO duties within the...

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Maturing Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Workshop

Sep 12 FEMA

Richmond, VA: This two-day workshop provides participants with innovative techniques and integrated public-private partnership strategies to bolster preparedness, response and recovery efforts.

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ICS300-11 (B) SPONSORED Intermediate Incident Command Systems for Expanding Incidents

Sep 13 ICS

Fairfax,VA: This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities to serve in a command or general staff position. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises that...

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S031 - Introduction to Search and Rescue

Sep 16 SAR

Greene, VA: The course will cover topics in resources, initial actions, search operations, Lost Person Behavior, search management, and integration with state resources.

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ICS 300 11(B) SPONSORED Intermediate Incident Command Systems for Expanding Incidents

Sep 20 ICS

Fredericksburg, Va; This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities to serve in a command or general staff position. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises...

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2017 Fall Forum (Roanoke)

Sep 20 Conference

Roanoke: The Fall Forum is an annual opportunity for local emergency managers to obtain current information on state and federal policy and procedures, to learn about useful tools for emergency managers. Attendees also have a unique opportunity to provide feedback...

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ICS300-11 (B) SPONSORED Intermediate Incident Command Systems for Expanding Incidents

Sep 22 ICS

Richmond, VA: This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities to serve in a command or general staff position. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises...

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ICS300-11 (B) SPONSORED Intermediate Incident Command Systems for Expanding Incidents

Sep 22 ICS

Melfa, VA; This 18-hour classroom course is designed for front-line personnel with supervisory responsibilities to serve in a command or general staff position. The three-day curriculum includes instruction in general principles associated with incident command, along with various tabletop exercises...

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S141 - Search Management Skills for First Responders

Sep 23 SAR

Tazewell, VA: This course focuses on management skills for members of locality search teams to optimize the effectiveness of searchers during the initial phases of a missing person search. This course is particularly for command staff and field supervisors that...

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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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G191 ICS/EOC Interface

Sep 26 EOC

Hopewell, VA: 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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S141 - Search Management Skills for First Responders

Sep 27 SAR

Farmville, VA: This course focuses on management skills for members of locality search teams to optimize the effectiveness of searchers during the initial phases of a missing person search. This course is particularly for command staff and field supervisors that...

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October

L0102 Science of Disasters

Oct 02 FEMA

Chesterfield, VA: This course in the Emergency Management Basic Academy is designed to provide the participants with an overview of scientific principles and concepts that shape our increasingly dangerous world.

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L0103 Planning: Emergency Operations

Oct 05 FEMA

Chesterfield, VA: This course in the Emergency Management Basic Academy is designed to give basic concepts and planning steps to those new to the field of emergency management so that they may apply planning discipline and skills to challenges in...

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G775 EOC Management and Operations

Oct 10 EOC

Hanover, VA: 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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ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command Systems

Oct 11 ICS

This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents such as unified command, multi-agency coordination systems,...

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ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command Systems

Oct 11 ICS

Fairfax, VA: This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents such as unified command, multi-agency...

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L0146 Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

Oct 11 FEMA

Rocky Mount, VA: This 2-day period of instruction is for those individuals that are directly involved in the planning, design and evaluation of training exercises. The intermediate-level course incorporates exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes. It is...

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S231 Search and Rescue Team Operations

Oct 13 SAR

Marion, VA: This Entry-level field training designed to introduce the field responder to standardized practices for a search and rescue response. Course content includes an overview of the state system, legal concerns, SAR operations, search strategy & tactics, personal preparedness,...

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S241 Search and Rescue Management Team Operations

Oct 13 SAR

Marion, VA: Formerly known as Management Team Member training, this course consists of almost entirely classroom instruction. Successful completion prepares the student to function adequately as a part of the management team for search and rescue incidents under the direct...

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S331 Search and Rescue Team Leadership

Oct 13 SAR

Marion, VA: Formerly known as Search Team Leader training, this is intermediate-level training in search team management, implementation of search tactics, supervision of team performance, proper use of semi-technical rescue equipment, and evacuation management. The course consists of approx. 60%...

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L0101 Foundations of Emergency Management

Oct 16 Event

Wirtz, VA: The L0101 Foundations in Emergency Management course requires two weeks (80 hours, 10 days) of instruction. It is designed to be an immersive learning experience so that participants have the opportunity to create the connections with colleagues that...

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ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command Systems

Oct 18 ICS

Fredericksburg, VA: This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents such as unified command, multi-agency...

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2017 Fall Forum (Richmond)

Oct 18 Conference

Richmond: The 2017 Emergency Management Fall Forum is an opportunity for state and local emergency managers to come together to hear updates on policies and procedures, share lessons-learned over the year, and learn about new tools and technologies.  Sponsored by...

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S031 - Introduction to Search and Rescue

Oct 21 SAR

Wise, VA: The course will cover topics in resources, initial actions, search operations, Lost Person Behavior, search management, and integration with state resources.

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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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G290 Public Information Officer

Oct 24 Response

Henrico, VA: 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...

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November

G290 Public Information Officer

Nov 01 FEMA

Alexandria, VA: 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...

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VEOC 101/201 Introduction to the VEST and VEOC Crisis Management Systems

Nov 03 EOC

Richmond, VA: This three-hour course is designed to establish a baseline awareness of the operations, procedures, plans, and systems utilized by the Virginia Emergency Operations Center. At the end of this course, the student will understand the principle practices of...

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G191 EOC/ICS Interface

Nov 06 EOC

Gloucester, VA: 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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G775 EOC Management and Operations

Nov 07 EOC

Gloucester, VA: The 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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L146 Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

Nov 08 FEMA

Fauquier: This 2-day period of instruction is for those individuals that are directly involved in the planning, design and evaluation of training exercises. The intermediate-level course incorporates exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes. It is an interactive...

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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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G290 Public Information Officer

Nov 28 FEMA

Orange, VA: 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...

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December

E0451 Advanced I: A Survey of Advanced Concepts in Emergency Management

Dec 04 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of E0451, A Survey of Advanced Concepts in Emergency Management (Advanced I), the first course of the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy curriculum, is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to perform...

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ICS 400 Advanced Incident Command Systems

Dec 06 ICS

Chesapeake, VA: This training is a 14-hour classroom course that provides training on the advanced resource management provisions of the Incident Command System (ICS). Course topics include explaining the special management challenges of major incidents such as unified command, multi-agency...

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VEOC 100 WebEOC for Local Government

Dec 07 EOC

Manassas, VA: This course establishes a baseline awareness of the operations, procedures, plans, and systems to be used by local governments when interacting with the Virginia Emergency Operations Center (VEOC). At the end of this course, the student will understand...

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S031 - Introduction to Search and Rescue

Dec 08 SAR

Suffolk, VA: The course will cover topics in resources, initial actions, search operations, Lost Person Behavior, search management, and integration with state resources.

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S141 - Search Management Skills for First Responders

Dec 09 SAR

Suffolk, VA: This course focuses on management skills for members of locality search teams to optimize the effectiveness of searchers during the initial phases of a missing person search. This course is particularly for command staff and field supervisors that...

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S131 - Search and Rescue Skills for First Responders

Dec 09 SAR

Suffolk, VA: This course will provide field oriented skills for members of locality search teams to optimize  the effectiveness of searchers during the initial phases of a missing person search.

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January

G775 EOC Management and Operations

Jan 09 EOC

Fredericksburg: The 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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S231 Search and Rescue Team Operations

Jan 12 SAR

Appomattox, VA: Formerly known as Search Team Member training, this entry-level field training is designed to introduce the field responder to standardized practices for a search and rescue response. Course content includes an overview of the state system, legal concerns,...

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S241 Search and Rescue Management Team Operations

Jan 12 SAR

Appomattox, VA: Formerly known as Management Team Member training, this course consists of almost entirely classroom instruction. Successful completion prepares the student to function adequately as a part of the management team for search and rescue incidents under the direct...

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S331 Search and Rescue Team Leadership

Jan 12 SAR

Appomattox, VA: Formerly known as Search Team Leader training, this is intermediate-level training in search team management, implementation of search tactics, supervision of team performance, proper use of semi-technical rescue equipment, and evacuation management. The course consists of approx. 60%...

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February

E0452 Advanced II: Assessment and Application of Professional Style in Emergency Management

Feb 12 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of E0452, Advanced II, is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to be able to apply personal management styles in the context of EM. Advanced II will provide participants with the essential...

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G288 Volunteer and Donations Management

Feb 27 FEMA

Culpeper, VA: This two-day workshop addresses the planning considerations and operational requirements for an effective volunteer and donations management system at the local level. A special emphasis is placed on the importance of collaborative partnerships between local government, voluntary agencies,...

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April

E0453 Advanced III: Advanced Concepts and Issues in the Emergency Management Organization

Apr 23 FEMA

Richmond, VA: The goal of E0453 Advanced III is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to be able to perform a key and successful role within the EM organization. In this context, the EM “organization” is...

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May

G191 ICS/EOC Interface

May 15 EOC

Bedford, VA: 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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