Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Communities (WBT) is designed to provide individuals with the general knowledge necessary to begin planning for situations requiring the isolation and/or quarantine (I&Q) of a large portion of local, rural populations. This self-paced, web-based course will educate learners on I&Q in a modern context, discuss legal and ethical issues associated with I&Q, and present preparedness, planning, response, and support considerations. In addition, Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Communities will address communication strategies as well as I&Q resources.
Adapted from FEMA’s IG-290 curriculum, this 6-hour course provides rural first responders with skills needed to communicate with the public through the media. Examines roles of the media and the rural first responder/public information officer. Participants learn how to give print/electronic media interviews, write news releases, provide information at the scene, and how they fit into the joint information system.
This self-paced, Web-based course is designed to provide planning and management-level skills to officers from state and local law enforcement agencies. Participants will be provided with the essential skills and knowledge to understand the importance of and the need for planning and managing security for special events, and to identify guiding principles for special-events security.
Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents: Partnering Rural Law Enforcement, First Responders, and Local School Systems
This self-paced, Web-based course will educate rural law enforcement personnel as well as school administrators, teachers and staff to effectively respond to an emergency in a K-12 environment. The training will provide representatives of rural law enforcement departments and school systems with a foundation of knowledge and skills that will enable them to progressively establish a school-based emergency response plan and crisis management team through information-sharing and training.