Training Courses

G366 Planning for the Needs of Children in the Disaster Workshop

This course enables participants to improve their community's Mitigation and Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) specifically regarding the needs of children. The course will provide participants with the information needed to address the unique needs of children prior to, during, and following disasters. It will also provide them guidance and direction on how to form coalitions and how to become advocates for the unique needs of children in all aspects of emergency management.

Course Length: 6 hours

Course Manager: Adam Croy

Course Timeline: 1 day

Prerequisite: No pre-requisites

Target Audience/Discipline: The target audience for this course is state and local emergency managers and planners, child services agencies, non-governmental organizations, childcare providers, schools, and faith-based organizations.

Scheduled Classes: There are no scheduled dates for this course.

Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date.

If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Nancy Buck. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.



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