Regional Transportation Planning for Disasters
January 21, 2015, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST
Transportation Research Board of the National Academies
Cost and Registration: $89, register online before event
This webinar will focus on foundational principles for disaster and emergency planning as well as effective communication practices. Topics include case studies of regional planning, long- and short-term emergency planning, mitigation, and confluence of transportation planning. Up to 1.5 professional development hours can be earned.
Introduction to Mental Health and Disaster Preparedness
Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness
Cost and Registration: Free, registration required
This course examines the relationship between public health and disaster mental health. Topics include psychiatric first aid, mental health surge capacity, and disaster mental health services. Coursework is available online and can be accessed at any time.
Assisting Persons with Disabilities During an Emergency
The North Carolina Institute for Public Health
Cost and Registration: Free, registration not required
This self-directed training will provide an overview of the equipment and the resources that assist persons with disabilities during an emergency. Topics covered in the 20-minute presentation include adaptive equipment, assistive technology, and responding to cultural differences. Pre- and post-test, training activities, and a certificate of completion are included.