This eight-hour performance-level course is designed to provide
participants with the knowledge and skills to use intermediate
social media tools and techniques for situational awareness during
an emergency. Participants will learn and use tools such as mapping
applications, data analysis, and data mining for research and
management. The course will supplement and build upon NDPTC’s
existing FEMA-certified performance-level course, PER-304 Social
Media for Natural Disaster Response and Recovery, by providing more
in-depth training in the use of social media for disaster management
This course is targeted for a broad cross section of
professionals involved in emergency management,
first responder services, planners, and communication
and public information personnel. Priority given to PIO,
KS Responders and County Response partners.
IS-29 or G290
PER-304 - Basic Social Media
For most sessions, KDEM will set up lodging arrangements to be direct billed to us. Please look under theRegistration Tab and then click on the Details Button for your session to be sure that lodging is available for the session you need to attend.
These rooms will be available for Kansas residents traveling 50 miles or more to attend this training. Arrangements for lodging cannot be provided if participant is using Federal preparedness grant funds for this training. Residents outside of Kansas and private contractors are not eligible for direct-bill lodging provided by KDEM.
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