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Emergency Preparedness Leadership Training Opportunity

Register now to participate in an online emergency preparedness leadership training series during the month of April.

Register now to participate in an online emergency preparedness leadership training series during the month of April.

March 13, 2015

In order to effectively lead people and programs, emergency preparedness professionals must cultivate leadership skills in three essential areas: change management, decision making, and communication.   

With this in mind, the University of Washington's Northwest Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (NWPERLC) and the University of Oklahoma’s Southwest Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (SWPERLC) are partnering to present a unique emergency preparedness leadership training opportunity during the month of April.

This blended training includes live webinars and self-paced activities that can be completed at your convenience. The course work will focus on a case study related to Ebola preparedness and emphasize working with vulnerable populations.

Join colleagues from around the region and learn essential skills for emergency preparedness leadership.

Emergency Preparedness Leadership Training Series

Format: Live webinars and self-paced online activities

Dates:

April 1, 2015, noon to 1 p.m. (PT)
Introductory webinar. The initial webinar includes an overview of successful leadership skills and introduces the case study used throughout the month.

April 2-28, 2015
Self-paced activities. Participants watch five short videos and answer follow-up questions on change management, decision making, and communication.   

April 29, 2015, noon to 1 p.m. (PT)
Wrap-up webinar. The wrap-up webinar and discussion session will review the case material.

Intended Audiences:
State, local, and tribal public health professionals working in emergency preparedness or emergency management

Faculty Facilitators:
Ann Chou, PhD, MPH, MA, Associate Professor, College of Public Health, Family, and Preventive Medicine, University of Oklahoma

Meredith Li-Vollmer, Risk Communication Specialist, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Register for the entire series by March 27, 2015. Space is limited to the first 100 participants. Contact Sarah Manchanda for more information.

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