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Center for
Domestic Preparedness

Virtual Classroom Opportunities

The Center for Domestic Preparedness offers a variety of training opportunities via virtual and webinar platforms. The opportunities are listed below.


Virtual Classroom Training

Virtual Classroom training provides students an interactive virtual experience via an online training environment.

Instructions

  • To register select the desired course from the schedule and click apply Note: Registration will close 2 business days prior to the scheduled start date
  • Two business days prior to training, you will receive an email with additional information:
    • Course-specific info
    • On-Line Virtual Classroom link and login instructions
    • Phone Bridge number and pin
  • Instructors will validate the registration during login
  • Post course survey will be required to obtain a certificate of training

Equipment Requirements

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

A phone (landline or cellular) will be necessary to call into the Phone Bridge.

Participation via the On-Line Virtual Classroom and the Phone Bridge is required in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Contact

Virtual Instructor Lead Training Support
(256) 231-0128
(866) 213-9553
VILTSupport@cdpemail.dhs.gov
HCV1 - Crisis Standards of Care and Treatment Decision-Making (AWR-934-V1)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 3 10:00 AM to Dec 3 11:30 AM Central Standard Time
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Dec 5 9:00 AM to Dec 5 10:30 AM Central Standard Time
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Dec 7 9:00 AM to Dec 7 10:30 AM Central Standard Time
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Dec 28 9:00 AM to Dec 28 10:30 AM Central Standard Time
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Dec 29 11:00 AM to Dec 29 12:30 PM Central Standard Time
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HCV10 - Case Tracking and Epidemiology Tools (AWR-934-V10)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 8 11:00 AM to Dec 8 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 11 2:00 PM to Dec 11 3:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

HCV11 - Contact Tracing for Transmissible Infectious Disease (AWR-934-V11)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Nov 30 9:00 AM to Nov 30 10:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 9 11:00 AM to Dec 9 12:30 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 17 10:00 AM to Dec 17 11:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 21 1:00 PM to Dec 21 2:30 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

HCV13 - Healthcare Facility Mass Fatality Management (AWR-934-V13)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 3 9:00 AM to Dec 3 10:15 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 15 3:00 PM to Dec 15 4:15 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

HCV2 - Mass Casualty Incident Response (AWR-934-V2)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 8 10:00 AM to Dec 8 11:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 14 9:00 AM to Dec 14 10:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

HCV3 - Special Needs Population Considerations During Emergency Response (AWR-934-V3)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 14 7:00 PM to Dec 14 8:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 15 11:00 AM to Dec 15 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

HCV4 - Medical Surge Management (AWR-934-V4)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 7 3:00 PM to Dec 7 5:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 9 3:00 PM to Dec 9 5:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 14 11:00 AM to Dec 14 1:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

HCV5 - Federal, State, and Local Roles in Medical Emergency Response (AWR-934-V5)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 9 2:00 PM to Dec 9 3:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

HCV7 - Hospital Incident Command System (AWR-934-V7)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 10 11:00 AM to Dec 10 1:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 17 2:00 PM to Dec 17 4:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

HCV8 - Healthcare Facility Preparedness (AWR-934-V8)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 10 7:00 PM to Dec 10 8:15 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 16 3:00 PM to Dec 16 4:15 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

HIDV1 - Barrier Precautions and Controls (PER-321-V1)

A discussion of characteristics and patient management considerations for pathogens of special concern based on transmissibility and mortality.

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 10 9:00 AM to Dec 10 10:45 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 30 10:00 AM to Dec 30 11:45 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

HIDV2 - Pathogens of Special Concern (PER-321-V2)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 10 3:00 PM to Dec 10 4:15 PM Central Standard Time
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Dec 21 11:00 AM to Dec 21 12:15 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

HIDV3 - Patient Management: Receiving a Highly Infectious Disease Patient (PER-321-V3)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Nov 30 3:00 PM to Nov 30 4:45 PM Central Standard Time
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Dec 22 9:00 AM to Dec 22 10:45 AM Central Standard Time
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HIDV4 - Patient Management: Management of a Highly Infectious Disease Patient in a Healthcare Facility (PER-321-V4)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 2 11:00 AM to Dec 2 2:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 11 9:00 AM to Dec 11 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 28 11:00 AM to Dec 28 2:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

HMTV1 - Hazardous Materials Response Planning and Management (AWR-935-V1)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 2 12:00 PM to Dec 2 2:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 4 7:00 PM to Dec 4 9:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 9 9:00 AM to Dec 9 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
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Dec 28 3:00 PM to Dec 28 5:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

HMTV2 - Hazardous Materials Personal Protective Equipment Determination and Considerations (AWR-935-V2)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 1 7:00 PM to Dec 1 8:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 8 3:00 PM to Dec 8 4:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 18 11:00 AM to Dec 18 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 22 10:00 AM to Dec 22 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

HMTV3 - Hazardous Materials Decontamination Determination and Operations (AWR-935-V3)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 1 10:00 AM to Dec 1 11:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 3 2:00 PM to Dec 3 3:30 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 4 12:00 PM to Dec 4 1:30 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 8 9:00 AM to Dec 8 10:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 18 3:00 PM to Dec 18 4:30 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 22 3:00 PM to Dec 22 4:30 PM Central Standard Time
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Dec 29 10:00 AM to Dec 29 11:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 30 12:00 PM to Dec 30 1:30 PM Central Standard Time
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HMTV5 - Planning, Response, and Management of a Biological Pathogen or Agent Incident (AWR-935-V5)
Planning, Response, and Management of a Biological Pathogen or Agent Incident. This topic provides students with best practices procedures and considerations for responding to a biological pathogen and biological agent incident.

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

No offerings at this time.


LEV1 - Survey of Community Policing (AWR-936-V1)
Survey of Community Policing is an overview of the historical perspective of the role of law enforcement covering 1850 - the 1990s; 21st Century Community Policing including what is 21st Century Community Policing, the 6 pillars and implementing a 21st Century Police Model.

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

No offerings at this time.


LEV2 - The Right to Protest and Law Enforcement Response (AWR-936-V2)
The Right to Protest and Law Enforcement Response is an overview of understanding the legal rights and Constitutional protections of protestors and effective planning for arrests and necessary use of force to ensure physical and legal protection of law enforcement officers.

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

No offerings at this time.


LEV3 - Social Media Strategies for Law Enforcement (AWR-936-V3)
Social Media Strategies for Law Enforcement is an overview of strategies for social media prior to, during, and after an event.

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

No offerings at this time.


MPIV1 - Public Information for All Hazard Incidents (MGT-902-V1)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 1 2:00 PM to Dec 1 4:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 14 3:00 PM to Dec 14 5:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 21 5:00 PM to Dec 21 7:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

MPIV10 - Public Information Functions (MGT-902-V10)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 23 9:00 AM to Dec 23 10:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

MPIV2 - Emergency Management and the Public Information Officer (MGT-902-V2)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 2 9:00 AM to Dec 2 10:00 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 16 7:00 PM to Dec 16 8:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 23 11:00 AM to Dec 23 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

MPIV3 - Emergency Communication Methods (MGT-902-V3)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 4 9:00 AM to Dec 4 11:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 17 9:00 AM to Dec 17 11:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 30 9:00 AM to Dec 30 11:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

MPIV4 - Media Relations and Press Conferences (MGT-902-V4)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 2 3:00 PM to Dec 2 4:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 18 5:00 PM to Dec 18 6:00 PM Central Standard Time
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Dec 29 9:00 AM to Dec 29 10:00 AM Central Standard Time
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MPIV6 - Interpersonal Skills for Public Information Officers (MGT-902-V6)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 4 5:00 PM to Dec 4 6:30 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 18 9:00 AM to Dec 18 10:30 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

MPIV7 - Communicating Effectively in an Emergency (MGT-902-V7)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 7 7:00 PM to Dec 7 8:30 PM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 11 11:00 AM to Dec 11 12:30 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

MPIV8 - Writing Exercise (MGT-902-V8)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 7 11:00 AM to Dec 7 1:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

MPIV9 - Legal Issues in Public Information (MGT-902-V9)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 11 10:00 AM to Dec 11 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V1 - A Deadly Dose: Fentanyl, Opioids, and the First Responder (AWR-933-V1)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 28 10:00 AM to Dec 28 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V10 - Elastomeric Reusable Respirators - A solution to PPE Shortages (AWR-933-V10)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 7 10:00 AM to Dec 7 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V11 - Emergency Response to Chemical Suicides (AWR-933-V11)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 22 1:00 PM to Dec 22 2:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V12 - Emerging and Resurging Infectious Diseases (AWR-933-V12)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 15 6:00 PM to Dec 15 7:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V13 - Field Medical Tactics during an Emergency Response to an Active Assailant Incident (AWR-933-V13)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 29 6:00 PM to Dec 29 7:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V14 - Lone Wolf Threat in Every Town USA (AWR-933-V14)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 3 1:00 PM to Dec 3 2:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V15 - Mass Violence Toolkit (MVT) Preplanning, Response and Recovery (AWR-933-V15)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 14 10:00 AM to Dec 14 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
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OLS-V16 - Partnering with Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD) for Disaster Response and Recovery (AWR-933-V16)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 21 10:00 AM to Dec 21 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V17 - Rescue Task Force During an Emergency Response to an Active Assailant Event (AWR-933-V17)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 15 10:00 AM to Dec 15 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V18 - Suspicious Activity Reporting - Working with your Fusion Center (AWR-933-V18)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 16 10:00 AM to Dec 16 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V19 - Autism Awareness For Emergency Services (AWR-933-V19)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 9 10:00 AM to Dec 9 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 22 6:00 PM to Dec 22 7:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V2 - Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD): We Need It More Than We Know (AWR-933-V2)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 2 10:00 AM to Dec 2 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V3 - Hazmat and Decontamination during Storm Response – How it affects us all (AWR-933-V3)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 1 6:00 PM to Dec 1 7:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V4 - Hospital Planning for Mass Casualty Incident Surges: Natural Disasters (AWR-933-V4)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 10 1:00 PM to Dec 10 2:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V6 - Opioids in America – The Epidemic (AWR-933-V6)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 4 11:00 AM to Dec 4 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V7 - Psychological Preparedness for Responders (AWR-933-V7)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 9 1:00 PM to Dec 9 2:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V8 - The Effective Use of Social and Traditional Media during Emergencies (AWR-933-V8)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Dec 17 1:00 PM to Dec 17 2:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply

OLS-V9 - Active Shooter/Assailant: Behavioral Indicators and How to Respond (AWR-933-V9)

To participate in the training session, you will need a laptop, desktop or mobile device with internet access that is capable of running Adobe Connect. Smart phones and tablets may be able to download the Adobe Connect App from the appropriate App Store.

Nov 30 10:00 AM to Nov 30 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Apply
Dec 8 6:00 PM to Dec 8 7:00 PM Central Standard Time
Apply