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Feb 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  Mental Health First Aid
Southern Oaks House and Gardens, Hattiesburg, MS
Valarie Jackson 601-368-3219 or vjackson@mhanet.org
Feb 7th, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  Disaster 101 & Damage Assessment-Two Courses in one day. Lauderdale Co. Meridian MS.
Disaster 101 Workshop 9:00 am until 12:00 Noon.

This course will provide the local EMA Office and County/City Response Personnel with an overview of the skills and information they need to respond to an emergency or disaster in their jurisdiction.

Sections covered in the course:
NIMS Compliance Requirements
Emergency Management Law
Local Response to a Disaster/Emergency
Local Recovery from a Disaster/Emergency

Damage Assessment will follow for the Afternoon Session from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.
Course Overview
This course provides information and resources that will enable participants to plan an effective damage assessment program and conduct rapid and effective damage assessments in order to save lives, protect property and the environment, and begin the process of recovery and mitigation.

Course Objectives:

•Explain basic concepts related to damage assessment.
•Describe how risk and vulnerability assessment information is used for damage assessment planning.
•Explain the process for planning the damage assessment program.
•Describe how training and exercises are used to enhance the damage assessment program.
•Describe basic operations of local damage assessment.
•Describe damage assessment after-action activities.

Primary Audience

Local officials who are responsible for assessing, collecting, and reporting damages during and after any event that causes damage of private, public, and critical infrastructure.

To Register: Contact Scott Spears EMA Director or Dinah Farmer at 601-482-9852. Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to 601-482-9873. The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and Fax it to Mr. Scott Spears or email at jsspears@lauderdalecounty.org.

For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Feb 8th, 2017 (Wed)
  ICS 100/200
IS-100.b Introduction to the Incident Command System: This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require a basic understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS). It introduces the ICS and provides the foundation for higher-level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the ICS. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System.

IS-200.b Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents: This course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). This course focuses on the management of single resources.
Feb 8th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  IS-700/800- Combination Course-MBCI Choctaw MS/Neshoba County
Time
9:00 a.m. –4:30 p.m.
Location
Choctaw Fire Department
Choctaw, MS 39350

Course Description

The IS 700 class introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic Incidents.

The IS-800 class introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework

Prerequisites
None

To register, complete a MEMA Training Application with SID# and email to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov or fax your registration to 601-933-6815— Attention: Jesse Murphree or email Austin Tubby: austin.tubby@choctaw.org or call Office: 601-656-0620. The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it.
For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Feb 9th, 2017 (Thu)
  ICS 700/800
Combination of IS 700 and IS 800 into a one day classroom delivery.

700 NIMS An Introduction

Course Overview

This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.

800 National Response Framework, An Introduction

Course Overview

The course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework.
Feb 9th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  IS 100/200 Combo Course-2 courses in one day. MBCI-Choctaw Fire Dept., Choctaw MS./Neshoba Co.
ICS 100-Introduction to Incident Command System & ICS-200-ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

Time
9:00 a.m. –41:30 p.m.
Location
MBCI-Choctaw Fire Dept.
Choctaw, MS 39350

Course Description

This course provides participants a familiarization with ICS principles, how they can be applied in incidents, and how to interface with response personnel. The course has the same objectives as the IS-100.a course. Additional content has been added to explain how the ICS principles apply to an incident that involves Federal assistance under the Stafford Act or National Response Framework. ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

Prerequisites
None

To register, complete a MEMA Training Application with SID# and email to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov or fax your registration to 601-933-6815— Attention: Jesse Murphree or email Austin Tubby: austin.tubby@choctaw.org or call Office: 601-656-0620.
Feb 10th, 2017 (Fri)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  ICS402 Booneville MS.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this course is to familiarize Executives/Senior Officials (elected officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) with Incident Command System (ICS) principles and their role in supporting incident management. Course Outline:
Part 1: What Is ICS?
Part 2: ICS Organization & Features
Part 3: Unified & Area Command
Part 4: Coordination & Incident Management Assessment

Location: Prentiss County Agricenter Booneville MS. 38829
Feb 11th, 2017 (Sat) -- Feb 12th, 2017 (Sun)
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  ICS 300 Training
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Gautier Campus (2300 Hwy 90)
Warner Peterson Administration Building, Lecture Hall

Justin Bouler at (228) 769-3140 or email form to Justin_Bouler@co.jackson.ms.us
Feb 11th, 2017 (Sat) -- Feb 12th, 2017 (Sun)
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  ICS 300
LOCATION: Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Gautier Campus (2300 Hwy 90)
Warner Peterson Administration Building, Lecture Hall
Contact Justin Bouler at (228) 769-3140 or email form to Justin_Bouler@co.jackson.ms.us
Feb 13th, 2017 (Mon) -- Feb 17th, 2017 (Fri)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  L101 Foundations of Emergency Management (Pearl, Mississippi)
L101 Foundations of Emergency Management (Pearl, Mississippi)
Dates: February 13-17, 2017 (Part One)
Course Length:
This course is 10 days in length and this is only part one of the course.
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00p.m.
POC Loretta Thorpe lthorpe@mema.ms.gov
Course Description:
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a career development program through a progressive training and education system that includes the entry-level Academy. Training objectives are based on the newly established emergency management competencies that the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA), the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), and local, State, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals have established in coordination with the Emergency Management Institute (EMI).
The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: legal issues, intergovernmental and interagency context, influencing, organizing, social vulnerability issues, managing stress, collaboration, preparedness, team building, protection and prevention, mitigation, response, ethical decision-making, recovery, technology, administration, and the future of emergency management.

The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: legal issues, intergovernmental and interagency context, influencing, organizing, social vulnerability issues, managing stress, collaboration, preparedness, team building, protection and prevention, mitigation, response, ethical decision-making, recovery, technology, administration, and the future of emergency management.
Course Goal:
At completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills needed to perform at an entry level within the emergency management career field.
Prerequisite:
The following courses are mandatory prerequisites to this course:
· IS 100 (any version) – Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)
· IS 230.b – Fundamentals of Emergency Management
· IS 700 (any version) – National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
· IS 800.b – National Response Framework, An Introduction
Continuing Education Units (CEU’s):
EMI awards 8 CEUs for completion of this course.
Feb 15th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  Damage Assessment 101 & Disaster 101
This course will equip local officials with the knowledge, understanding, and skills they need to conduct rapid and effective Needs and Damage Assessments in order to save lives and protect property. Course will be held at the Union Co. EOC 917 Fairground Spur rd. New Albany Ms. 38652
Feb 16th, 2017 (Thu)
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  Mental Health First Aid
The Mill Conf. Ctr. at MSU Starkville, MS
Valarie Jackson 601-368-3219 or vjackson@mhanet.org
Feb 21st, 2017 (Tue) -- Feb 23rd, 2017 (Thu)
  G300/400 Combination
These courses provide training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). These courses expand upon information covered in the IS 100 through 800 courses.
Prerequisites: IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, IS 800
Course Location: Corinth MS. Location to be announced
Feb 21st, 2017 (Tue) -- Feb 23rd, 2017 (Thu)
  G 300/400 Combined
These courses provide training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). These courses expand upon information covered in the IS 100 through 800 courses.

Prerequisites: IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, IS 800

Location: Leflore County Adult Detention Center - 3800 Baldwin Rd, Greenwood 38930

Go to: https://my.msema.org
Feb 22nd, 2017 (Wed)
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  Mental Health First Aid
MHA Conference Center, Madison, MS
Valarie Jackson 601-368-3219 or vjackson@mhanet.org
Feb 22nd, 2017 (Wed) -- Feb 24th, 2017 (Fri)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS-300/400 Combo Course-2 Courses in 3 Days-Warren Co. Vicksburg, MS.
February 22-24
Warren Co. Vicksburg MS--Location TBD
9:00 am until 4:30 each day--3 day class schedule.

Course Description

ICS-300--Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents-- provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. The course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is intended for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in expanding incidents or Type 3 incidents.

ICS-400-Advanced ICS- provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100 through ICS-300 courses. These earlier courses are prerequisites for ICS-400.

Prerequisites
ICS 300: 100, 200, 700 and 800
ICS 400: 100, 200, 300, 700 and 800

To Register: Contact John Elfer, EMA Director Warren Co. EMA Office at 601-636-1544. Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to 601-636-2080. The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and Fax it to Mr. Elfer or Email it to johne@co.warren.ms.us

For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Feb 27th, 2017 (Mon) -- Feb 28th, 2017 (Tue)
  Active Shooter Training being held at MLEOTA and sponsored by Mississippi Office of Homeland Security
FREE Active Shooter Training being held at MLEOTA and sponsored by Mississippi Office of Homeland Security

Class, lodging, and meals are supported by Mississippi Office of Homeland Security(MOHS) Grant Funding. To register, please complete the attached registration form. Any questions or needing additional information, please call 601-933-2126 or email lfosselman@gmail.com

Terrorism Response Tactics - ALERRT ACTIVE SHOOTER Level 1
Course Description: This dynamic course of instruction is designed to prepare the first responder to isolate, distract, and neutralize an active shooter. The course curriculum includes weapon manipulation, threshold evaluation, concepts and principles of team movement (including solo officer strategies), setting up for room entry and room entry techniques, approach and breaching the crisis site, follow-on responder tactics, improvised explosive devices (IED's), and post-engagement priorities of work. The course will culminate with dynamic “force-on-force” scenarios.

Required Equipment: Good attitude, open mind, pen and paper, duty gear, body armor, groin protection, and appropriate clothing for "force-on-force" training (i.e. long sleeve shirt, gloves, etc. ). Head, eye, and throat protection will be provided by ALERRT.

Course Length: 2 days/16 hours Prerequisites: Certified Police Officer
Feb 28th, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  G-288-Volunteer and Local Donations Management-MBCI-Choctaw MS./Neshoba County
Time: 9:00 am until 12:00 Noon
Location: Choctaw Fire Dept-Hwy 16 West, Choctaw MS.

Course Description
This training will support local governments and their Emergency Management partners in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disaster events at the local level. The course is designed to strengthen the abilities of local jurisdictions to successfully prepare for and handle volunteer and donations management issues that may arise. The course content and activities may also serve as a template, thereby enhancing uniformity in addressing areas of donated unsolicited goods, unaffiliated volunteers, and undesignated cash. This training also provides information regarding the state’s volunteer and donations management responsibilities, which are designed to help build relationships between government and Non-Governmental Organizations.

To Register: Contact Austin Tubby, at the MBCI Fire Department/EMA Office at 601-656-0620. Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to 601-933-6815.

The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and Fax it to Mr. Jesse Murphree/MEMA Instructor or Email it to austin.tubby@choctaw.org or call 601-656-0620

For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.