Social Media Tools and Techniques: NDPTC (PER-344)

  • Atlantic County, NJ

The National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) at the University of Hawaii, a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), will be instructing the DHS approved training course entitled "Social Media Tools and Technique" NDPTC (PER-344).

COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.

DESCRIPTION:
This 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. It aims to reach public and private sector organizations who have responsibility for conveying disaster-related information to the public or who are responsible for gathering information during and after a disaster.
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 operations.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Law Enforcement, Health Care, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Citizen/Community Volunteer, Security and Safety, Private Sector.

REGISTRATION/POINT OF CONTACT:
For questions or registration, please email the point of contact John Hamilton at john.hamilton@njepa.org or call 609-548-8357.