Schedule of Classes

Alert Iowa - Administrator Training
7/7/2022
Seats Remaining: 23
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: 14
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


Rescue Task Force - Hostile Event Interdiction: Unified Response by Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS
8/16/2022
Seats are filled. Please register in the waiting list
The Preparedness of State and Local Law enforcement, Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services is one of the major initiatives of the United States Department of Homeland Security. Students from Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services will learn the tactics, techniques and procedures, specific to a unified small group response as a rescue task force during the interdiction phase of a terrorist driven, active shooter or any active hostile incident. Students will have daily practical exercises as well as written exams throughout the 3 day curriculum. The course is the response to a neutralized or mitigated active shooter or hostile event; where Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services students learn to unify as a rescue task force and conduct force protection while setting up casualty collection points as an integrated response.


911 PSAP Leadership Training
9/14/2022
Seats Remaining: 44
This course has been designed to provide an overview of the 911 Program in Iowa for those in positions of leadership within a PSAP. The contents of the training may include: ? A brief history and overview of the 911 system in Iowa ? Review of the laws and rules that govern 911 system regulations ? Review of the different governing bodies within the 911 system ? Review administrative forms and requirements, such as due dates, individual forms, etc. ? Review funding sources such as grants, surcharges, etc. ? Miscellaneous Operational Information Attendees of this course will gain a better understanding of 911 in the State of Iowa.


G 191 Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface
9/14/2022
Seats Remaining: 27
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: 91
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: 48
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.


ICS 300 Intermediate
10/3/2022
Seats Remaining: 27
This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses.


G 205 Recovery from Disaster: The Local Government Role
10/4/2022
Seats Remaining: 39
This course is designed for local disaster recovery teams consisting of emergency managers, city/county administrators, public works directors, building inspectors, and community planners. The course focuses on the roles and responsibilities of each team member, and provides guidance on developing a local disaster recovery plan. Participants are given the opportunity to develop an outline of their own recovery plan during the course. • Increase local government and community awareness of issues involved in disaster recovery • Build local recovery capability to address guidance expressed in the National Disaster Recovery Framework during local disaster recovery • Provide a forum for discussion of “lessons learned” and best practices in disaster recovery at the local level • Promote the development of a pre-disaster recovery planning process


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


ICS 400 Advanced
12/1/2022
Seats Remaining: 28
This 2-day course provides training on and resources for personnel who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing and expanding incident. Topics include use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.


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.


ICS 300 Intermediate
2/21/2023
Seats Remaining: 24
This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses.


ICS 400 Advanced
4/20/2023
Seats Remaining: 24
This 2-day course provides training on and resources for personnel who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing and expanding incident. Topics include use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.


ICS 300 Intermediate
6/20/2023
Seats Remaining: 10
This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses.


G 318 Local Mitigation Planning Workshop
7/25/2023
Seats Remaining: 19
This workshop is to assist participants in undertaking the planning process that results in a hazard mitigation plan that meets the needs of their community and fulfills the requirements for local plans.


ICS 400 Advanced
9/12/2023
Seats Remaining: 11
This 2-day course provides training on and resources for personnel who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing and expanding incident. Topics include use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities.



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