Community Risk Issues and Prevention Interventions (F0347)

Training Specialist

Gerry Bassett
gerry.bassett@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1094

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Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Public Education

This 2-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; and
* prevention approaches--behavior changes, legislation, and enforcement and engineering.

Selection Criteria * Prevention personnel in local organizations.
* Persons serving on local or State prevention committees.
* Fire marshals, inspectors, and public educators.
* Career and volunteer firefighters who have prevention responsibilities.
* EMS 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.
Delivery Type 2-Day Off-Campus
Prerequisites None.
ACE Recommendation In the vocational certificate category or lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Public Administration, Fire Science, Public Health, Industrial Loss Control, or Political Science.
CEU's 1.5
Post-Course Requirements None.
Student Pre-Course Materials None.
NFPA Standards None.
Student Comments

Course Schedule Information

Dates Availability Location Contact(s)
July 12 - 13, 2014 Santa Fe, New Mexico

Carlos Chavez
Instructor/Coordinator
NMFTA
(505) 795-2351
CarlosL.Chavez@state.nm.us

Greg Cliburn
Training Officer
Santa Fe Fire
(505) 955-3510
gbcliburn@santafenm.gov

Course Coordination Plan
October 17 - 18, 2014 Bismarck, North Dakota

Robert Knuth
Training Director
North Dakota Firefighter's Association
(701) 222-2799
rob@ndfa.net

Dana Summers
President
North Dakota Fire Prevention Association
(701) 857-4740
dana.summers@minotnd.org

Course Coordination Plan
October 27 - 28, 2014 Green Bay, Wisconsin

Peter Silva
Education Director
Wisconsin Technical College System
(608) 266-7289
peter.silva@wtcsystem.edu

Guy Santelli
Board Member
Wisconsin State Fire Inspectors Association
(262) 945-4270
c4investig8@gmail.com

Course Coordination Plan
November 5 - 6, 2014 Las Vegas, Nevada

Lori DeGristina
State Training Officer
Nevada State Fire Marshal
(775) 684-7522
ldegristina@dps.state.nv.us

Wayne Dailey
President
Fire Prevention Association of Nevada
(702) 249-1513
Wdailey@ClarkCountyNV.gov

Course Coordination Plan