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4/3/2018 - 4/5/2018 
E122 Emergency Management Standard Training
Location:  Emmitsburg, MD
This is a 3 day resident course


Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Admissions: 301-447-1035

The purpose of this training is to provide emergency management, preparedness, and homeland security personnel with valuable information regarding the Emergency Management Standard and its application. At the end of the course, participants may choose to be certified as Accreditation Managers and/or Assessors. Serving as an Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) Accreditation Manager and/or an EMAP Assessor is an excellent way to serve the public and the profession of emergency management while broadening one’s knowledge of emergency management practices. The primary purpose of this training is to provide the necessary information, tools, and resources for personnel wishing to become an EMAP expert – whether to assist their Emergency Management Program achieve accreditation and/or become a member of the EMAP Assessor Cadre.

Participants interested in serving as Accreditation Managers and/or Assessors are asked to complete an “open book” electronic exam following the conclusion of the course. As a result of passing the Accreditation Manager Exam, participants will become eligible to serve as an Accreditation Manager if appointed to do so by their program for the accreditation process. Participants who pass the Assessor Exam will also have the option of becoming voluntary assessors for EMAP if they meet the following qualifications:
  • Five years of experience in an emergency management position;
  • Experience in at least one actual emergency operation in which the emergency plan was implemented and participation in an activated Emergency Operations Center--requiring implemental operational response procedures;
  • Participated in at least one emergency operation, training, or exercise event in the last calendar year;
  • Be knowledgeable and up-to-date about the principles of comprehensive emergency management;
  • Must abide by the EMAP's Code of Conduct;
  • Must be available for at least one assessment each calendar year;
  • Able to provide two references regarding his or her qualifications from an emergency management division director or equivalent;
  • Have no conflict of interest as regards any aspect of EMAP that might prevent objective review and assessment of an applicant program; and,
  • Must be able and willing to serve as a neutral observer.
Target Audience: Must be a public sector employee.

  • Obtain a basic understanding of EMAP including the steps involved in the EMAP Accreditation Process.
  • Examine the 2016 Emergency Management Standard and explore the need and application of standards.
  • Understand the responsibilities and expectations of an Accreditation Manager, Assessor, and Assessment Team Leader.
  • A brief tutorial on how to use the online EMAP Program Assessment Tool to document Emergency Management Program rationales and Assessor findings.
Prerequisites Recommended: If a participant is taking this course as part of the Academy, then he or she should take E0101, Foundations of Emergency Management, first. If a participant is taking this course on its own for its planning information and not in fulfillment of the Academy requirements, there are no prerequisites.

12 CECs for CFMs
1.8 CEUs


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