L101: Foundations of Emergency Management

Event Details

Event Date:
Registration Cut Off Date:
Event Category:

1225 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22554
United States

Enrollment in this course is limited to jurisdictional emergency management personnel in Northern Virginia. For questions or additional information, please email Elizabeth.Sullivan@vdem.virginia.gov .

Course Prerequisites

  • ICS 100
  • ICS 200
  • NIMS 700
  • NIMS 800
  • IS-120
  • IS-230

Course Overview

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a career development program through a progressive training and education system that includes the entry-level Academy, called the National Emergency Management Basic Academy. Training objectives for this course, Foundations of Emergency Management, are based on the newly established Emergency Manager competencies that the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA); the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM); and local, State, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals have established in coordination with the Emergency Management Institute (EMI).

The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: legal issues; intergovernmental and interagency context; influencing, organizing, social vulnerability issues; managing stress; collaboration, preparedness; team building; mitigation; response; prevention and protection; ethical decision-making; recovery; technology; administration; and the future.

Add to CalendarAdd to Google Calendar