Community Risk Issues and Prevention Interventions F0347

Delivery type 2-Day Off-Campus
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
Training Specialist

Mary Marchone

Upcoming offerings

January 30 - 31, 2016 | August 16 - 17, 2016 | View more

Course description

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.



Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
January 30 - 31, 2016 Blaine, Minnesota

Bruce Roed
Fire Service Specialist
Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division
(651) 201-7218

Connie Forster
Community Risk Reduction Chief
Spring Lake Park Fire Department
(763) 767-4003

Course coordination plan
August 16 - 17, 2016 Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Wayne Cruse
LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute
(225) 202-3722

Course coordination plan
Post-course requirements None.