June 28, 2017
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Fusion Liaison Training Program: Safety for Faith-Based Organizations

    June 28, 2017
    Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin St, Rocky Mount, VA 24151, USA

    Places of worship are where we feel most safe, but in fact can be extremely vulnerable. The Virginia Fusion Center is providing a presentation on how religious organizations can be welcoming and also safe at the same time. Topics will include violence in places of worship, addressing potential threats, policy and planning for violence, safety in outreach, firearms in places of worship and civilian response to active shooter events.

    This seminar is Virginia DCJS approved for 8 Hours of Law Enforcement PIC and/or Crime Prevention CPS training

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  • Advanced Certified Hospital Emergency Coordinator Course

    June 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Jefferson College of Health Sciences - Room 516, Elm Avenue, Roanoke, VA, United States

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July 18, 2017
  • G290 – Public Information Officer

    July 18, 2017 - July 19, 2017
    Danville Fire Department, 600 Lynn St, Danville, VA 24541, USA

    This two-day course is designed for the new or less experienced Public Information Officer (PIO) and focuses on essential emergency PIO functions. The course will teach PIOs how to write a news release, conduct an on-camera interview and prepare awareness campaigns. The class is a prerequisite for the Advanced Public Information Course (E388) at the Emergency Management Institute.

    Prerequisites: IS-29 Public Information Officer Awareness Training. Students are required to bring laptops for this course.

    Purpose: This course will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident. It will help PIOs identify critical audiences, both internal and external.

    Target Audience: The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal or territorial level of government, and in the private and nongovernmental sectors.

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    Course Manager:
    Candice Barnack, Academic Support Technician

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