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Date: Mon. 8 Feb, 2016 1:00 pm - Tue. 9 Feb, 2016 1:00 pm
Categories: EMAP Training*

8:30am - 5:00pm (2-day training)
Pre-Registration Required: 
(No on-site registration)
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION:  Friday, January 22, 2016 

The EMAP Train-the-Trainer Course will provide an opportunity for experienced emergency managers and urban search and rescue (US&R) personnel the opportunity to interact with the EMAP Training Curriculum, practice teaching the EMAP Standard to a diverse audience, and receive their trainer certification. Please direct inquiries concerning this course to Lindsey Shafer at [email protected].

This course is invitation only.

Specifically, participants will be interacting and teaching the following topics:

  • Basic understanding of EMAP including the steps involved in the EMAP accreditation process.
  • The intention and application of the 2013 Emergency Management Standard and the US&R Standard.
  • The roles, responsibilities, and expectations of accreditation/assessment managers and assessors.
  • Use of the online EMAP Program Assessment Tool.

This training will be facilitated by EMAP staff and focused on the current 2013 Emergency Management Standard. The two-day training will involve numerous opportunities for teach backs, promoting open participation and discussion regarding the EMAP Standards and their application.

Trainer Benefits 

Those attending this training may be eligible to assist in the facilitation of on-site EMAP Trainings, Host EMAP Trainings, US&R EMAP Trainings, and Training & Standards Orientation Workshops. EMAP seeks to develop a pool of highly qualified trainers to assist in the delivery of trainings on a rotating basis. Please note that this is the first step to become a member of the Trainer Pool.

Trainers must have the following qualifications, at a minimum:

  • Several years of experience in an emergency management or US&R position.
  • Experience in at least one actual emergency..
  • Participated in at least one emergency operation, training or exercise event in the last calendar year.
  • Be knowledgeable and up-to-date about the principles of comprehensive emergency management and/or US&R.
  • Must abide by the EMAP Code of Conduct.
  • Must be available for at least one training each year.
  • Provide two training references from emergency management or US&R professionals.
  • Have no conflict of interest as regards to any aspect of EMAP that might prevent objective facilitation of the EMAP Training Course.