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|Course Title:||Social Media Engagement Strategies (PER-343)|
|Status:||FEMA Certified. This course is now listed in the FEMA National Training and Education Division (NTED) Catalog.|
The use of social media before, during and after disaster situations has grown exponentially in recent years. As people become inundated with social media messaging, it becomes more and more important to establish a strong relationship with your audiences through regular engagement. This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to implement strategies to better engage individuals and partner organizations. Participants will experience more in-depth training in the use of content types, engagement strategies, and measurement tools for social media. The course will enable participants to create a social media strategy and better adapt to changing needs
The goal of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to use social media strategies and concepts to better engage individuals and partner organizations.
Public and private sector organizations with the responsibility to:
This migh include the following members or representatives of the following groups:
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
|ASFPM Credits||6.5 Continuing Education Credits|
|IACET Credits||0.6 Continuing Education Units|
|IAEM (E/G) Credits||7.0 Emergency/General Management Training Credit Hours|
PER-304 Social Media for Disaster Response and Recovery, or equivalent operational knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Recommended courses: IS-42, IS-100, IS-200, IS-700
1) Participants will be required to bring their own laptop or wi-fi enabled device to the training session for the hands-on exercises.
3) Participants must have Twitter, Facebook and Instagram account prior to attending the course
2) This course conducts a pre-test, post-test, and course vvaluation online.
|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.|