Community Risk Issues and Prevention Interventions F0347

Delivery type 2-Day Off-Campus
ACE recommendation In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in public safety, fire science, or emergency management.
CEU’s 1.5
Student pre-course materials and course syllabus

http://nfa.usfa.dhs.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_f0347.pdf PDF 91K,

Training Specialist

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

Upcoming offerings

August 16 - 17, 2016 | View more

Course description

This two-day course is designed for students who work in the field of prevention. Students learn a basic overview of the “three E’s” of prevention — education, engineering and enforcement. The course concludes that the most effective way to combat community risk issues is to develop strategies that use all “three E’s.” The course is designed to provide the motivation and leadership for local organizations to enhance their prevention efforts.

Course content includes:

• Evaluation of the types and levels of community prevention.

• How injuries, fires and burns can be prevented.

• Strategies and countermeasures to help people understand the injury, fire or burn event and reduce the loss.

• Prevention approaches — behavior changes, legislation, and enforcement and engineering.

Selection criteria

• Prevention personnel in local organizations.

• People serving on local or state prevention committees.

• Fire marshals, inspectors and public educators.

• Career and volunteer firefighters who have prevention responsibilities.

• Emergency Medical Services personnel who coordinate community life-support programs.

• Community volunteers wishing to enhance fire and life safety efforts.

• Community health educators.

• Part-time or full-time public educators.

Prerequisites

None

Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
August 16 - 17, 2016 Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Wayne Cruse
Manager
LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute
(225) 202-3722
jcruse1@lsu.edu

Course coordination plan
Post-course requirements None
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