Washington State Emergency Management Division


AWR-228 Community Resilience: Building Resilience from the Inside Out

Monday, December 4, 2023 - Tuesday, December 5, 2023

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Virtual)


Primary Core Capability: Community Resilience

This awareness-level training course aims to increase the awareness of the meaningful actions that a community can take to enhance resilience to natural hazards and opportunities to incorporate these actions into professional practice. The course will introduce concepts and practices for building community resilience to natural hazards. Building community resilience requires a Whole Community Approach engaging the full capacity of the private and nonprofit sectors, including nongovernmental organizations and the general public, in conjunction with the participation of federal, state, and local governmental partners.

For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:


• Increase knowledge and understanding of risks from natural hazards in the community

• Increase understanding of the impacts of natural hazards on community systems

• Provide knowledge and understanding about community resilience (CR) and how CR can benefit hazard planning including practices to enhance CR at the local level

• Introduce participants to resources and tools that will help them identify the various components of risk to natural hazards and to identify strategies for integrating CR into existing plans and programs that are appropriate for their community.


No prerequisites are required for this course

Target Audience

• Emergency Management

• Fire Service

• Governmental Administrative

• Hazardous Material

• Law Enforcement

• Public Health NTED

• Public Safety Communications

• Public Works

• Citizen/Community Volunteer

• Search & Rescue

• Transportation

• Other

Virtual Delivery - Snohomish County

Course Manager

Krystal Craig

(425) 388-5197

Please let us know if reasonable accommodation is required for this course. We invite any person with a disability, access or functional need, as well as those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format, to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process.

If you have any further concerns or questions, please contact the course manager listed on this page or reach out to our State Training Staff at We will be happy to assist you.



Please register for AWR-228 HERE


Registration Code:02486


Registration preference is given to Washington State and tribal residents.