Administration of Public Assistance for Community Recovery R0335

Delivery type 6-Day On-Campus
ACE recommendation In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, two semester hours in fire science, emergency management, homeland security, and public safety.
CEU’s 3.9
Student pre-course materials and course syllabus PDF 27 KB,

Training Specialist

Kevin Brame

Upcoming offerings

February 26, 2017 - March 3, 2017 | August 6 - 11, 2017 | View more

Course description

The purpose of this six-day course is to help students increase the administrative alignment of their organizations, people, process and paperwork to meet federal fiduciary standards for public assistance recovery. The topics include Stafford Act, Office of Management and Budget standards; Federal Emergency Management Agency policies and procedures; National Incident Management System application; public assistance categories A-G; and the criteria for reimbursement of force account labor, force account equipment, materials, rented materials and contracts. The methodologies include case-study analysis, group discussions, and major simulation exercises transitioning from Emergency Operations Center operations to long-term recovery.

Selection criteria

Officials from local, county, regional, state, tribal, or US territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, etc.) who are or could be the public assistance agent representatives for their community.


Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online at Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
Apply February 26, 2017 - March 3, 2017 Apply by 6/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland
August 6 - 11, 2017 Apply on 10/15/2016 - 12/15/2016 Emmitsburg, Maryland
Post-course requirements None
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