FEMA Independent Study Courses

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For the Public:
IS-22: Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness
The “Are You Ready? An In-Depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness” has been designed to help the citizens of this nation learn how to protect themselves and their families against all types of hazards. It can be used as a reference source or as a step-by-step manual. The focus of the content is on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster to protect people and their property. Also included is information on how to assemble a disaster supplies kit that contains the food, water, and other supplies in sufficient quantity for individuals and their families to survive.

CERT I Team Members:
IS-315: CERT Supplemental Training: The Incident Command System

CERT II Team Members:

IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100

IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction

IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

IS-800.B: National Response Framework, An Introduction

Incident Commander/Team Leader/Program Manager
IS-244.B: Developing and Managing Volunteers

IS-1.A: Emergency Manager: An Orientation to the Position

IS-15.B: Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies

IS-20.16: Diversity Awareness

IS-701.A: NIMS Multiagency Coordination System (MACS) Course

IS-706: NIMS Intrastate Mutual Aid – An Introduction

IS-27: Orientation to FEMA Logistics

IS-26: Guide to Points of Distribution

Public Information Officer
IS-29: Public Information Officer Awareness

IS-42: Social Media in Emergency Management

Professional Development
IS-240.A: Leadership & Influence

IS-241.B: Decision Making and Problem Solving

IS-242.B: Effective Communication

IS-265: Basic Instructional Skills

Additional Training
IS-5.A: An Introduction to Hazardous Materials

IS-230.D: Fundamentals of Emergency Management