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Online courses from the RDPC are a perfect fit for those struggling to work training into their busy schedule. All online training is self-paced and offered at no cost. Browse our catalog of online course below and enroll today.

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AWR 148-W

Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents - Partnering Rural Law Enforcement, First Responders, and Local School Systems

This self-paced, Web-based course will educate rural law enforcement personnel as well as school administrators, teachers and staff to effectively respond to an emergency in a K-12 environment. The training will provide representatives of rural law enforcement departments and school ...

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AWR 187-W

Terrorism and WMD Awareness in the Workplace

This 30-minute, Web-based "Terrorism 101" course prepares learners to successfully recognize, report, and react to potential terrorist incidents. In the first two lessons, learners develop a broad understanding of terrorism, including a definition of terrorism as well as examples of ...

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AWR 208-W

Crisis Management in a Rural School: Webcast

Initially presented as a 2-hour live webcast, this course is designed to introduce principles and techniques for a coordinated response between first responders and the school systems. The training is intended for all first responders, school administrators and personnel, and ...

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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 ...

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MGT 335-W

Event Security Planning for Public Safety Professionals

This 16-hour, web-based course is designed to provide planning and management-level skills to public and private sector event security planners who have a lead or supporting responsibility for event security planning. The audience for this course includes local and state ...

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MGT 339-W

Resource Inventory Management for Rural Communities

This 8-hour management-level course is designed to educate participants on the need for resource inventory management practices, effective strategies, and tools in development of a community-wide resource inventory. Through this course, participants will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to ...

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MGT 433-W

Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Communities

Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Communities (WBT) is designed to provide individuals with the general knowledge necessary to begin planning for situations requiring the isolation and/or quarantine (I&Q) of a large portion of local, rural populations. This self-paced, web-based course ...