G291 Joint Information System/Center Planning for Public Information Officers

September 08, 2017September 08, 2017

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 NIMS multiagency coordination system.

Prerequisites: IS-29: PIO Awareness and G-290: Basic PIO OR experience working as a Public Information Officer are strongly recommended prior to taking this course. IS-29 is available at http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is29.asp

Purpose: The purpose of the course is to build on the solo PIO competencies gained in the Basic PIO courses and apply those skills in an expanding incident. Participants will also gain a working knowledge of operational practices for performing PIO duties within the NIMS multiagency coordination system.

Target Audience: Public Information Officers (PIOs)

Location: Rockingham County Fire Rescue Training Room, 20 East Gay Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Instructor: Don Kappel

Course Manager:

Candice Barnack

Academic Support Technician

804-897-9780

Candice.barnack@vdem.virginia.gov

Event Details

Date:
September 08, 2017September 08, 2017
Duration:
1 day
Time:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
Rockingham County Fire Rescue Training Room, 20 East Gay Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Instructor:
D. Kappel
Course Manager:
Candice Barnack
Contact:
(804) 897-9780