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R2 – 111D G290 Basic Public Information Officer CANCELLED
April 21, 2020
Course Number: 111D cancelled 03/31/20
This 2 day class is intended for the new or less experienced PIO. This course will emphasize basic skills and knowledge needed for emergency public information activities. Topics will include the role of the PIO in emergency management, conducting awareness campaigns, news release writing, public speaking and television interviews. We will be completing interview exercises in front of a camera. Anyone from the public or private sector who is involved in emergency management or emergency response is encouraged to attend. Cost for this class will be split between attending jurisdictions.
Target Audience: Emergency management personnel, including fire and law enforcement who have either full- or part-time responsibilities for public information in their communities or departments.
Date: 21-22 April 2020
Credit Hours: 16 hours
Ada County Paramedics Office
370 North Benjamin Lane
Boise, Idaho 83704
(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)
Deadline: Register by 14 April 2020
Instructor: Andrea Dearden
To enroll for this course, log on to: https://www.idahoprepares.com and enroll in the course. New users will need a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number to create an account. To obtain a FEMA SID# go to https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/. Students must also complete FEMA Form 119-25 and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a class certificate
Contact Myla Jeffries, Ada County Emergency Management at 208-577-4750 for information.
Do not send registrations to POST.