The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of Emergency Management competencies and to a Career Development Program through a progressive training and education system that includes the entry-level Academy, called the National Emergency Management Academy. Training objectives for this course are based on the newly established Emergency Manager competencies set out by the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) and the following organizations:
The National Emergency Management Association
The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
State, local, territorial and tribal Emergency Management professionals
The following topics in Emergency Management are covered in this course: history; legal issues; intergovernmental and inter-agency context; influencing and organizing; social vulnerability issues; managing stress; collaboration, preparedness, and team-building; mitigation, response, prevention, and protection; ethical decision-making; recovery; technology; administration; etc.
This course is intended for newly appointed Emergency Managers from Federal, State, local, tribal, territorial, and Emergency Management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to Emergency Management.
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