Department of Health in Hendry County sponsors MGT 405 Preparing for Disaster course

Posted 7/16/21

MGT 405 is an 8-hour, DHS/FEMA certified, tuition free, management level course. This course covers emergency planning and bring together emergency managers...

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Department of Health in Hendry County sponsors MGT 405 Preparing for Disaster course

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HENDRY COUNTY — The Florida Department of Health in Hendry County is sponsoring the MGT405 Preparing for Disaster course via Zoom on Thursday, July 23 at 9 a.m. Participants are required to register by June 21. A minimum of 20 registrations must be received to ensure the class will be held.

MGT 405 is an 8-hour, DHS/FEMA certified, tuition free, management level course. This course covers emergency planning and bring together emergency managers and first responders with Faith-Based Community Organization (FBCO) leaders in a shared learning environment. This course facilitates effective communication to develop comprehensive local emergency plans.

Topic include but not limited to:
• The roles FBCOs have played during and after major disasters.
• Understanding the responsibilities and authority of each level of governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as the four phases of emergency management, and another significant emergency-related terminology.
• The role leadership plays in FBCO preparedness, applying social networking techniques to prepare members for disaster, and completing an emergency plan checklist than can be utilized by FBCOs during the planning process.
• The process for developing a local emergency plan, list the elements of a comprehensive county emergency plan, and evaluate a plan for FBCO engagement.

Who should attend:
• All first responders
• Governmental administrative/elected officials
• Citizen/community volunteers
• Community Emergency Management personnel
• Community Stakeholders
• Churches and faith based organization.

Registration is required through the RDPC website. Register for this course at the following link: https://ruraltraining.org/course/mgt-405-v-mobilizing-faith-based-community-organizations-in-preparing-for-disasters/?scheduled=true&id=2237

FEMA S.I.D. required. Register your FEMA Student Identification Number by visiting https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid

For more information, contact Jennifer Smith at 239-461-6139 or email Jennifer.smith3@flhealth.gov

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