// NDPTC Course Information
// Course Description
|Course Title:||Community Resilience (AWR-228)|
|Status:||FEMA Certified. This course is now listed in the FEMA National Training and Education Division (NTED) Catalog.|
Resilient communities are better able to plan for and take action to mitigate the risks from hazards, increase the pace of recovery from destructive events, and adapt to changing environments.
This course demonstrates how to integrate risk and community-based collaborative strategies into plans and programs and introduces tools that help communities assess individual risks and vulnerabilities as well as introduces strategies to become more resilient and better prepared for natural disasters..
This one-day training course will provide state and local government agency staff and other stakeholder groups with background on natural hazards. In addition, the course will guide an approach to (1) assess community resilience and (2) develop next steps for improved resilience. Through increased awareness of natural hazards and best practices, the course will enhance community resilience for state and local government agency staff that routinely interface with the community, private sector, and other stakeholder groups. The course will be designed for national implementation, while allowing integration of local concerns through case studies and focused group exercises.
The goal of this course is to increase awareness of the meaningful actions that you and your community can take to enhance resilience to natural hazards and opportunities to incorporate resilience into professional practice.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
|APA Credits||6.5 Certification Maintenance|
|ASFPM Credits||6.5 Continuing Education Credits|
|IACET Credits||0.6 Continuing Education Units|
|IAEM (E) Credits||8.0 Emergency Management Training Credit Hours|
None. This introductory course is intended for a target audience with little or no exposure to the tools and methodologies for enhancing community resiliency.
|Delivery Method:||Instructor Led. If you are interested in having this course delivered in your area, please contact your State Administrative Agency (SAA) through the FEMA Emergency Management System. Step-by-step instructions are available at: https://www.firstrespondertraining.gov|
|Max Enrollment:||30 - 40 participants|
|Costs:||The cost of developing and delivering training is covered by a cooperative agreement with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). There is no cost to the individual for taking the course. we do not cover the cost of travel or lodging to attend training.|