Leadership Strategies for Community Risk Reduction (R0200)

Training Specialist

Mary Marchone
mary.marchone@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1476

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Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Management

This 6-day course is designed for the student who has or will have responsibility to develop, implement and lead community risk reduction and health programs. These include human-caused, natural disasters and health risks. The course empowers students with knowledge of how to prevent, reduce, and mitigate community risk. It advocates the use of proven interventions, mechanisms to gather and analyze critical dta, actions to target specific at-risk populations, evaluation, and how to build internal and external support to accomplish the changing mission of fire and emergency services.

This course will benefit progressive fire and EMS departments who are initiating programs to reduce their community's risks and mitigate their consequences. There is a precourse assignment to conduct a community risk assessment.

Selection Criteria Individuals in emergency services, especially those in operations and EMS who would like to strengthen their knowledge and skills in community risk reduction, fire, injury and illness prevention as well as health promotion. Target audiences include company officers, EMS providers, fire inspectors, fire marshals, fire and EMS officers, fire and life safety educators, and other community or allied professionals in community risk reduction.
Delivery Type 6-Day On-Campus
Prerequisites ICS 100 level and ICS 200 level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online at www.nfaonline.dhs.gov. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.
ACE Recommendation In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in fire science, risk management, or public safety administration.
CEU's 4.0
Post-Course Requirements None
Student Pre-Course Materials

PDF, 2.3MB http://nfa.usfa.dhs.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_r0200.pdf (2.3MB, PDF Help)

NFPA Standards None.
Student Comments

Course Schedule Information

Dates Availability Location Contact(s)
August 10 - 15, 2014 Full Emmitsburg, Maryland
November 2 - 7, 2014 Application Period Closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
March 15 - 20, 2015 Application Period Closed Emmitsburg, Maryland
May 3 - 8, 2015 Apply on 10/15/2014 - 12/15/2014 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 16 - 21, 2015 Apply on 10/15/2014 - 12/15/2014 Emmitsburg, Maryland