Monday, October 30, 2023 to Friday, November 3, 2023 (In-Person)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Daily)
The registration period has closed for this event.
Primary Core Capability: Operational Coordination
The goal of this professional development course is to provide federal, state, tribal, and local-level emergency responders with an overview of key duties and responsibilities of a Public Information Officer in a Type III All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT).
The learner must achieve a minimum passing score of 75% on final knowledge assessments or demonstrate mastery on performance assessments or research assignments to earn the IACET CEU.
For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.
Visit FEMA's Emergency Management Institute site to complete these Independent Study courses.
NIMS ICS Position Specific training should be completed by personnel who will be required to gain a certificate of training and the credentials to function in an ICS Organization, such as an IMT, as a member of the Command, General Staff or as a Unit Leader. These criteria will be verified on the student enrollment request by endorsement of the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) such as the State/Tribal Training Officer or the course manager.
CEU: Hours - 3.1
ACE Credit: Lower Division/Associate: Hours - 2
Blake Office Park West (First Floor)
4450 10th AVE SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Sponsoring Agency: Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)
Strategic Initiatives Development Manager
State Emergency Repatriation Coordinator
Washington State of DSHS
To Apply, please click the registration below:
All required prerequisites must be completed before the first day of class.