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Have a look at all of the courses that the RDPC offers. If you find a course you'd be interested in having delivered in your area, you may fill out our training request questionnaire to request a delivery.

AWR-209

AWR 209

Working with the Media: A Short Course for Emergency Responders

Adapted from FEMA’s IG-290 curriculum, this 7-hour course provides rural first responders with skills needed to communicate with the public through the media. Examines roles of the media and the rural first responder/public information officer. Participants learn how to give ...

AWR-209-W

AWR 209-W

Dealing with the Media: A Short Course for Rural First Responders

Adapted from FEMA’s IG-290 curriculum, this 6-hour course provides rural first responders with skills needed to communicate with the public through the media. Examines roles of the media and the rural first responder/public information officer. Participants learn how to give ...

AWR-232

AWR 232

Mass Fatalities Planning & Response for Rural Communities

This 8-hour awareness-level, instructor-led course is designed to prepare rural first responders and officials with the basic knowledge, skills and abilities to manage a mass fatality incident impacting their jurisdiction. Target audience includes first responders, coroners/medical examiners, public health officials, ...

AWR-302

AWR 302

Pipeline Security in Rural Communities

America’s pipeline system stretches across the country like the veins and arteries of the human body and much of this system crosses the rural environment. The pipeline system delivers two-thirds of the petroleum products and nearly all of the natural ...

AWR-328

AWR 328

All Hazards Preparedness for Animals in Disasters

The course consists of a **four-hour web-based portion** and an **eight-hour instructor-led portion**. The pre-test and much of the course content are presented in the web-based portion of the course. The instructor-led portion will consist of table-top problem-solving activities that ...