Administration of Public Assistance for Community Recovery R0335

Curriculum: Leadership and Executive Development
Training Specialist

Kevin Brame

Delivery type
6-Day On-Campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, two semester hours in emergency management, fire science, public safety administration, or finance.

This six-day course was designed to help students increase the administrative alignment of their organizations, people, process and paperwork to meet federal fiduciary standards for public assistance recovery.

Course 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.
  • 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.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

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. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
Apply October 27, 2019 - November 1, 2019 Apply by 6/15 Emmitsburg, Maryland
June 14 - 19, 2020 Apply on 10/15/2019 - 12/15/2019 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Student comments

This course is very beneficial to anyone involved in a disaster process.

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