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Jun 30th, 2015 (Tue) -- Jul 1st, 2015 (Wed)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS-400 MEMA-Mississippi Emergency Management Agency 110A-Classroom, Pearl MS
ICS-400/MEMA - Classroom 110 A Pearl MS

DESCRIPTION:
Enhance your Incident Command skills, with a special focus on new concepts of the Incident Command System (ICS). The training and resources provided in this course will assist personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. The course will also benefit any person who has a responsibility to function in a command post managing an expanding incident.

This course builds upon information covered in the ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-300 courses and explains the roles and responsibilities of local, county, state, and federal agencies involved in managing an expanding incident. Enhance your command and decision-making skills by participating in group activities that introduce the use of an Incident Complex and Area Command, and the interactions between Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC) entities

COURSE TIMES/DATES: Classes on June 30 thru July 1, 2015

PREREQUISITES:
Each student must successfully complete IS 100, IS 200 300 and IS 700 independent study courses prior to start of course. These courses only take a few hours on the computer to complete. These courses are free and listed on the FEMA website: http://www.training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/crslist.asp
Jun 30th, 2015 (Tue) -- Jul 1st, 2015 (Wed)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  G386: Mass Fatalities Incident Response Course Lafayette County---Oxford, MS
June 30 & July 1, 2015
08:30am to 16:30pm
Oxford EOC
397 McElroy Drive
Oxford, MS 38655

DESCRIPTION: This course prepares state and local response personnel and other responsible agencies and professionals to handle mass fatalities effectively and to work with the survivors in an emergency or disaster. The course covers Incident Management; mass fatalities; planning before and operations during an incident; establishing the morgue; family assistance support operations; and assistance from the Federal government. The course concludes with a tabletop exercise. Participants will learn to identify the characteristics of a mass fatality incident and identify the roles and responsibilities of key personnel in the incident. In addition, the instructor will describe the steps required to respond to a mass fatalities incident, including catastrophic numbers of fatalities and contaminated remains, and help participants determine their jurisdiction’s preparedness for a mass fatalities event.

Course Objectives:
• Describe the critical operational activities: Notification; Staging; Search and Recovery; Morgue
Operations; Media Relations; Family Assistance
• Explain how the Family Assistance Center is used to support families and to aid identification of
the deceased.
• Identify the requirements to ensure that the psychological needs of morgue personnel are
addressed.
• Recognize the importance of Critical Incident Stress Debriefings for responders at a mass
fatalities incident.
• Identify the resources that are available during a mass fatalities incident and describe their roles
and responsibilities.
• Apply the principles of ICS to a simulated incident.

COURSE TIMES/DATES:
Class will start on June 11, 2015 at 8:30 am.

PREREQUISITES:
NONE

COURSE SIZE:
Maximum of 50 Participants

TARGET AUDIENCE:
District #2 Emergency Personnel or local responders who may have responsibility for the recovery, handling, identification, and return of remains following a mass fatalities incident.

TO REGISTER:
Contact: David Shaw, Lafayette County EMA Director at (662) 832-5113; email LafayetteEMA@gmail.com. Training applications must be faxed to (662) 232-8688 or mailed to P.O. Box 1240; 300 N Lamar Suite 212, Oxford, MS 38655 or e-mailed to the e-mail above no later than June 26, 2015. For you to get an application contact the POC above. NOTE: EMI Student Identification Numbers (SID #) are required—Website to obtain this number is on the application—takes less than 10 minutes.

For MEMA class information, contact Kamika Durr at (601) 933-6360 or email kwalker@mema.ms.gov
Jul 7th, 2015 (Tue) -- Jul 9th, 2015 (Thu)
5:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  ICS-300/NIGHT Class Grenada Co, Grenada MS-Grenada EOC
Beginning July 7 thru 9, 2015 a ICS-300 Night Class will be taught at the Grenada County EMA Office in Grenada, MS.
NOTE: This will be a NIGHT CLASS over 3 Nights.

Classes will be taught over 3 nights for Fire, City and County Personnel from 5:30 pm until 10:30 pm each evening.

To Registration or for further information:
Please contact
1. Trebia Rodgers—grenada911@cableone.net
Phone : 662-226-1076

For MEMA Class information: Please call Jesse Murphree at 601-933-6367
or email at jmurphree@mema.ms.gov.

Important Note: The FEMA SID number is mandatory on the indirect training enrollment form. Without a FEMA SID, participants will NOT receive a certificate of completion for the course. Please register today by going to the following website….. Please check out the FEMA training registration website at https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/.
Jul 14th, 2015 (Tue) -- Jul 15th, 2015 (Wed)
  G386: Mass Fatalities Incident Response Course Madison County----Germantown High School, Madison, MS
July 14-15, 2015
08:30am to 16:30pm
Germantown High School
200 Calhoun Parkway
Madison, MS 39110

DESCRIPTION: This course prepares state and local response personnel and other responsible agencies and professionals to handle mass fatalities effectively and to work with the survivors in an emergency or disaster. The course covers Incident Management; mass fatalities; planning before and operations during an incident; establishing the morgue; family assistance support operations; and assistance from the Federal government. The course concludes with a tabletop exercise. Participants will learn to identify the characteristics of a mass fatality incident and identify the roles and responsibilities of key personnel in the incident. In addition, the instructor will describe the steps required to respond to a mass fatalities incident, including catastrophic numbers of fatalities and contaminated remains, and help participants determine their jurisdiction’s preparedness for a mass fatalities event.

Course Objectives:
• Describe the critical operational activities: Notification; Staging; Search and Recovery; Morgue
Operations; Media Relations; Family Assistance
• Explain how the Family Assistance Center is used to support families and to aid identification of
the deceased.
• Identify the requirements to ensure that the psychological needs of morgue personnel are
addressed.
• Recognize the importance of Critical Incident Stress Debriefings for responders at a mass
fatalities incident.
• Identify the resources that are available during a mass fatalities incident and describe their roles
and responsibilities.
• Apply the principles of ICS to a simulated incident.

COURSE TIMES/DATES:
Class will start on July 14, 2015 at 8:30 am.

PREREQUISITES:
NONE

COURSE SIZE:
Maximum of 50 Participants

TARGET AUDIENCE:
District #5 Emergency Personnel or local responders who may have responsibility for the recovery, handling, identification, and return of remains following a mass fatalities incident.

TO REGISTER:
Contact: Butch Hammack, Madison County EMA Director at (601) 859-4188; email bhammack@madison-co.com. Training applications must be faxed to (601) 859-4743 or mailed to 125 W. North Street, Canton, MS 39046 or e-mailed to the e-mail above no later than July 10, 2015. For you to get an application contact the POC above. NOTE: EMI Student Identification Numbers (SID #) are required—Website to obtain this number is on the application—takes less than 10 minutes.

For MEMA class information, contact Kamika Durr @ kwalker@mema.ms.gov or 601-933-6360
Jul 21st, 2015 (Tue) -- Jul 22nd, 2015 (Wed)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS-400-Lee Co. Tupelo MS
Lee Co. Emergency Management Office will host a ICS-400 Class/Advanced ICS.

TO REGISTER: Complete a MEMA Training Application with SID# and email Leonardo Demetius Bowdrey phone #: 662-841-9020 or email lbowdry@co.lee.ms.us .
You can fax your registration to: 662-841-9021

LOCATION: TBA.

COST: FREE MAXIMUM OF 30 STUDENTS PER CLASS!
Jul 21st, 2015 (Tue)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS 700/800 Adams County 11 Co-Lin Circle Room 410 Natchez, MS 39120
ICS 700 - This course provides participants training on resources for personnel who require a basic understanding of the National Incident Management System.
ICS 800 – provides an introduction to the National Response Framework. This will be a one day course for both certificates.
Jul 23rd, 2015 (Thu)
  ICS 402: ICS Overview for Executives/ Senior Officials ---Lafayette County
July 23, 2015
10:00am to 12:30pm
TBA

DESCRIPTION: This course provides Executives and Senior Officials (including Elected Officials, City/County Managers, Agency Administrators, etc.) an orientation to the Incident Command System (ICS).

Course Objectives:
• Describe the Incident Command System (ICS).
• Describe the various ways ICS can be applied.
• Define the role of an Executive/Senior Official relative to the ICS.
• Describe the major responsibilities of an Executive/Senior Official as related to an incident.
• Demonstrate basic familiarity with ICS terminology.
• Describe the basic organization of ICS and know the functional responsibilities of the Command
and General Staffs.
• Describe issues that influence incident complexity and the tools available to analyze complexity.
• Describe the differences between on-incident ICS organizations and activities and the activities
accomplished by Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs), Area Commands, and Multi-Agency
Coordination Systems (MACS).
• Explain the administrative, logistical, financial, and reporting implications of large incident
operations.
• Describe the sources of information regarding the incident and how to access them.
• Describe types of agency(ies) policies and guidelines that influence management of incident or
event activities.

COURSE TIMES/DATES:
Class will start on July 23, 2015 at 10:00 am.

PREREQUISITES:
NONE

COURSE SIZE:
Maximum of 35 Participants

TARGET AUDIENCE:
District #2 Executives and Senior Officials, including Elected Officials, City/County Managers, Agency Administrators, etc.

TO REGISTER:
Contact: David Shaw, Lafayette County EMA Director at (662) 832-5113; email LafayetteEMA@gmail.com. Training applications must be faxed to (662) 232-8688 or mailed to P.O. Box 1240; 300 N Lamar Suite 212, Oxford, MS 38655 or e-mailed to the e-mail above no later than July 17, 2015. For you to get an application contact the POC above. NOTE: EMI Student Identification Numbers (SID #) are required—Website to obtain this number is on the application—takes less than 10 minutes.

For MEMA class information, contact Kamika Durr @ kwalker@mema.ms.gov
Jul 28th, 2015 (Tue)
  G191 Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface (PILOT)---Hinds EOC, Jackson, MS
July 28, 2015
09:00am to 16:30pm
Hinds Co. EOC
300 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39225

DESCRIPTION: This course will enable the participants to develop an effective interface between Incident Command and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles.
Course Objectives:
• Define the course goals and objectives.
• Describe ICS principles.
• Using scenarios, analyze the ICS and EOC systems and identify potential interface issues.
• Describe Multi-Agency Coordination/EOC principles.
• Identify the authorities, responsibilities, interests, needs, and assets of ICS and
EOC during emergency operations.
• Apply ICS/EOC interface concepts in a classroom activity situation.
• Begin developing an ICS/EOC interface action plan
for your community.

COURSE TIMES/DATES:
July 28, 2015 from 9:00am – 4:30pm

PREREQUISITES: None required.
Recommended Prerequisites: IS-0100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100; IS-0200.b, Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; and/or EOC Management courses prior to start of course. These courses only take a few hours on the computer to complete. These courses are free and listed on the FEMA website: http://www.training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/crslist.asp

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Participants should be teams made up of a community’s ICS and EOC personnel.

COURSE SIZE:
Maximum of 40 participants

TO REGISTER:
Contact: Ricky Moore, Hinds County EMA Director or Joey Perkins- Deputy Director (Phone) 601-960-1476 or (e-mail) rmoore@co.hinds.ms.us or jperkins@co.hinds.ms.us . Training applications must be faxed to 601-355-9943 or mailed to PO Box 22568, Jackson, MS 39225-2568 or e-mailed to one of the e-mails above no later than July 24, 2015 with copies of recommended pre-requisite certificates (IS 100.b, IS 200.b). For you to get an application contact one of the POCs above. NOTE: EMI Student Identification Numbers (SID #) are required—Website to obtain this number is on the application—takes less than 10 minutes.

NOTE: Training applications may also be faxed to MEMA Training Bureau at 601-933-6815, or emailed to Kamika Durr at kwalker@mema.ms.gov
Jul 29th, 2015 (Wed)
  G775 Emergency Operations Center Management and Operations ---Hinds EOC, Jackson, MS
July 29, 2015
09:00am to 16:30pm
Hinds Co. EOC
300 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39225

DESCRIPTION: This course explores the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) and their relationships as components of a Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS). The course contains disaster-related examples, activities, and case studies that relate to EOCs and MACS at the Federal, state, and local levels of government.

Course Objectives:
• Identify the multiple roles and responsibilities of a modern-day EOC, including the legal
authorities and requirements of the EOC.
• Differentiate between a tactical and strategic emergency management.
• Build and manage effective organizational structures within an EOC.
• Discuss the importance of designing and integrating enhanced technology into EOC operations.
• Discuss Continuity of Operations (COOP) planning at the local level.
• Promote effective EOC operations through plans, procedures, coordination, and documentation.
• Relate situational awareness and common operating pictures to EOC operations.
• Integrate call centers and public information concepts into an EOC environment.
Describe the role and challenges of an EOC during the transition to recovery.

COURSE TIMES/DATES:
July 29, 2015 from 9:00am – 4:30pm

PREREQUISITES: None required.
Recommended Prerequisites: IS-0701.a, National Incident Management System Multi-Agency Coordination System Course prior to start of course. This course only takes a few hours on the computer to complete. This course is free and listed on the FEMA website: http://www.training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/crslist.asp

TARGET AUDIENCE:
This course is open to all Federal, state, local, and tribal Emergency Managers; first responders to include Incident Commanders from all Emergency Management disciplines; private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster; and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster personnel.

COURSE SIZE:
Maximum of 40 participants

TO REGISTER:
Contact: Ricky Moore, Hinds County EMA Director or Joey Perkins- Deputy Director (Phone) 601-960-1476 or (e-mail) rmoore@co.hinds.ms.us or jperkins@co.hinds.ms.us . Training applications must be faxed to 601-355-9943 or mailed to PO Box 22568, Jackson, MS 39225-2568 or e-mailed to one of the e-mails above no later than July 24, 2015 with copies of recommended pre-requisite certificate (IS 701.a). For you to get an application contact one of the POCs above. NOTE: EMI Student Identification Numbers (SID #) are required—Website to obtain this number is on the application—takes less than 10 minutes.

NOTE: Training applications may also be faxed to MEMA Training Bureau at 601-933-6815, or emailed to Kamika Durr at kwalker@mema.ms.gov