Schedule of Classes

G 557 Rapid Needs Assessment
6/7/2022
Seats Remaining: 2
This course provides the ability of local governments to perform a Rapid Needs Assessment accurately and within the first few hours after an incident or emergency is critical in providing a response designed to save lives.


G 2300 Intermediate EOC Functions
6/21/2022
Seats Remaining: 19
This 3-day course will examine the role, design, and function of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and their supportive relationship as a NIMS Command and Coordination component a Multi-Agency Coordination System. Provide training about staffing, organization, information, systems, communications, and equipment needs at the EOC, such activating and deactivating, operations, as well as training and exercising. Focus on the role of an EOC as one of four NIMS Command and Coordination Structures.


Alert Iowa - Administrator Training
7/7/2022
Seats Remaining: 32
Attendees will receive an overview of the Rave system and its capabilities. This is an all-day training, but it will be split into two sections. The AM section is open and beneficial for all admins who have the ability to send messages. To include reviewing the features and functions of the system; including how to send an alert, list creation and list types, prepare tab, and resident portal. The PM section is geared towards domain admins and high level admins who have system oversight permissions. The AM and PM portion of the class will focus on CAP weather alert tie-in, overall system oversight, and smart loader.


EMPD-Emergency Mgmt Program Development Session #3
8/4/2022
Seats Remaining: 15
The Emergency Management Program Development course provides a comprehensive overview of the statutory requirements and professional duties of today’s emergency manager. Developed and delivered by practitioners in four separate 6 hour sessions, the course is an opportunity for peer to peer learning through lecture as well as task-oriented coaching. Technical and soft skill development in the areas of administration, planning, resource management, training, and exercises are included. Topics covered: Local Governance, Hazard Analysis, Planning and Professional Development


G 191 Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface
9/14/2022
Seats Remaining: 36
This 1-day, Advanced Professional Series course will allow participants to develop an effective interface between Emergency Operations Center (EOC) by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles. This course works best when delivered to ICS and EOC personnel from the same community. The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate the interface.


CERT Tools for Leadership Success
9/21/2022
Seats Remaining: 89
Review CERT Basic Training concepts that apply to leadership. How the incident command system (ICS), size up, and disaster psychology apply to cert leadership. a) Learn the roles of leaders and team members. The relationship between leaders and team members; the characteristics, skills, and responsibilities of team leaders; leadership vs. management; the Leadership Competence Model; characteristics and responsibilities of team members; and team interactions. b) Learn about leadership styles. Situations that require leadership, how to apply leadership styles to different CERT situations, and determining a personal leadership style. c) Learn about leaders in action. How CERT leaders run successful team operations, steps for leading team operations, leading in stressful conditions, participant concerns about leading CERT operations, and roleplay of team dynamics.


CERT Tools for Leadership Success
9/22/2022
Seats Remaining: 93
Review CERT Basic Training concepts that apply to leadership. How the incident command system (ICS), size up, and disaster psychology apply to cert leadership. a) Learn the roles of leaders and team members. The relationship between leaders and team members; the characteristics, skills, and responsibilities of team leaders; leadership vs. management; the Leadership Competence Model; characteristics and responsibilities of team members; and team interactions. b) Learn about leadership styles. Situations that require leadership, how to apply leadership styles to different CERT situations, and determining a personal leadership style. c) Learn about leaders in action. How CERT leaders run successful team operations, steps for leading team operations, leading in stressful conditions, participant concerns about leading CERT operations, and roleplay of team dynamics.


G 386 Mass Fatality Incident Response
9/26/2022
Seats Remaining: 50
This 2-daycourse is designed to prepare response personnel and other responsible professionals to handle a mass fatalities incident effectivly by properly caring for the dead and the living--both responders and survivors.


G 557 Rapid Needs Assessment
10/26/2022
Seats Remaining: 29
This course provides the ability of local governments to perform a Rapid Needs Assessment accurately and within the first few hours after an incident or emergency is critical in providing a response designed to save lives.


EMPD-Emergency Mgmt Program Development Session #4
11/17/2022
Seats Remaining: 17
The Emergency Management Program Development course provides a comprehensive overview of the statutory requirements and professional duties of today’s emergency manager. Developed and delivered by practitioners in four separate 6 hour sessions, the course is an opportunity for peer to peer learning through lecture as well as task-oriented coaching. Technical and soft skill development in the areas of administration, planning, resource management, training, and exercises are included. Topics covered: Commission Governance, Training, Exercises, Homeland Security, Budgeting and Professional Development


G 271 Hazardous Weather & Flooding Preparedness
2/8/2023
Seats Remaining: 26
This course provides training for those who respond to hazardous weather events while promoting partnership & coordination with NWS and emergency managers.



If you encounter any problems with registering contact the HSEMD Training Staff at hsemdtraining@iowa.gov or 515-725-3204.