CERT Program of Kirkland, WA

Whole Community Planning Course (AWR-330)

  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • King County Emergency Coordination Center - 3511 NE 2nd Street, Renton, WA 98056

Note: Whole Community Planning Course is offered by the King County Office of Emergency Management.  This event is not hosted by Kirkland CERT.

This engaging course provides participants with ways to include all members of the community disaster planning process.

Schedule:

  • 9:00 - 12:00 class
  • 12:00 - 1pm lunch
  • 1pm - 4:30pm class

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define whole community inclusive planning.
  • Describe the importance of identifying and engaging all parts of the community in the planning process.
  • Describe how the needs of individuals with disabilities and others with access and functional needs can be met through culturally competent universal accessibility.
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of community stakeholders in producing plans representative of community needs.
  • Identify potential gaps in community capabilities in dealing with disasters and relevant whole community strategies.
  • Describe child reunification planning as an exemplar of whole community inclusive planning.
  • Identify existing examples of effective whole community inclusive planning.
  • Apply this information to planning activities in their jurisdiction.

Target Audience:

  • All state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency planning personnel
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and volunteer organizations active in disaster (VOADs),
  • Disability groups/organizations
  • Other interested community stakeholders are encouraged to attend.

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CST)

Where: King County Emergency Coordination Center - 3511 NE 2nd Street, Renton, WA 98056

Cost: Free

Registration: Required, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/whole-community-planning-course-awr-330-tickets-20427989667

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