Department of Homeland Security

Active Shooter Preparedness Workshop



First Aid Training

Date- September 17, 2019 Location- St. Joseph’s College, Standish, Me

Given today's ever-changing threat environment, preparing for and training employees to cope with workplace violence should be a key piece of an organization's incident response planning. St. Joseph's College, Cumberland County Emergency Management, and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, are hosting a one-day security workshop to enhance awareness of, and response to, an active shooter event:

· Educating participants on the history of active shooter events.

· Describing common behavior, conditions, and situations associated with active shooters.

· Fostering communication between critical infrastructure owners and operators and local emergency response teams.  This course includes discussions of interoperability, communications protocols, and best practices for planning, preparedness, and response.

The event will also describe how to incorporate key elements of successful incident management into planning efforts including:

· Communication and incident planning for employees

· Emergency action plan development

· Recognizing behavioral indicators

· Coordinating with first responders.

Who Should Participate? This event is open to:

· Corporate and facility security professionals from the private and public sectors

· Supervisory first responders

· Human resource managers

· Community response officials

· Homeland security representatives

Registration for this event is free; please Click Here to Register.

· Registration closes 09/13/2019 at 12:00 pm (EDT).

· Limited seating is available; 2 slots per organization.  Additional attendees will be approved on a case-by-case basis.

Date- October 4th, 2019 Location- Belfast, Me

This program is a six-hour, interactive, face-to-face training that provides public health professionals, emergency responders, and natural community helpers without formal mental health education with the concepts and skills associated with psychological first aid.  Additionally, this training is applicable to public health settings, the workplace, the military, mass disaster venues, and even the demands of critical incidents, e.g., dealing with the psychological aftermath of accidents, robberies, suicide, or community violence. 

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