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MGT 405 Mobilizing Faith-Based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disaster

This eight-hour management-level course covers emergency planning, and brings together emergency managers and first responders with FBCO leaders in a shared learning environment. This course facilitates effective communication in order to develop comprehensive local emergency plans. Topics covered include but are not limited to: the significant role FBCOs have played during and after major disasters; understanding the responsibilities and authority of each level of government and non-governmental organizations as well as the four phases of emergency management and other significant emergency-related terminology; the role leadership plays in FBCO preparedness, apply social networking techniques to prepare members for disaster, and complete an emergency plan checklist that can be utilized by FBCOs during the planning process; the process for developing a local emergency plan, list the elements of a comprehensive county emergency plan, and evaluate a plan for FBCO engagement.

Course Length: 8 hours

Course Manager: Sponsored by: Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System (ILEAS)

Course Timeline:

Registration Information: To register, contact Michele Watson at 217-328-3800, or 217-328-3845(F) . Please sign-up no later than October 26,2012 as a minimum of 20 registrations must be received by this date to confirm the class will be held. Should you have any questions regarding the local jurisdiction or directions to the facility please contact Michele Watson.

Prerequisite: US Citizenship. All foreign nationals need to complete a Department of Homeland Security Foreign National Visitor Request Form in order to attend this course. ICS 100 course is strongly recommended for FBCO leaders.For information about course content or how to obtain a DHS Foreign National Visitor Request Form contact Michelle Day: (606) 274-0262

Target Audience/Discipline:

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. However, the cutoff date for lodging is 7 days prior to class.

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 Lori McTaggart. 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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