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Social Media for Natural Disaster Response and Recovery (PER-304) - May 18, 2015

Social Media for Natural Disaster Response and Recovery (PER-304) - May 18, 2015

Start date:
5/18/2015-9:00 AM
End date:
5/18/2015-5:00 PM
Cuyahoga County Board of Health (BOH) 5550 Venture Dr. Parma OH.

Social Media for Natural Disaster Response and Recovery (PER-304)

National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC)

Monday May 18, 2015

The course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills regarding social media and its uses, as well as the current tools, methods, and models to properly make use of social media for crisis communication. Participants will take part in facilitator-led activities. Through the use of social media tools, participants will learn and master skills to disseminate information and monitor, track, measure, and analyze social media traffic. Participants will be able to use social media as a method to identify warning signs that a crisis is developing.

Target Audience:  Government/public decision-makers, emergency operations personnel and managers, response personnel, planners and other professionals in both the public and private sectors with disaster preparedness, response, and/or mitigation responsibilities. Most participants will come from state and local government agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs), higher education, and private industry.

Course Level: Performance
Prerequisites: NONE

1) Participantsmust bring a WIFI enabled laptop 
2) Participant must create a twitter and facebook account prior to attending the course
3)Participants will be able to register and take the pretest during the training

Date/Time:  Monday May 18, 2015 from 9:00am - 5:00 pm
Location:     Cuyahoga county BOH - 5550 Venture Dr. Parma OH. 

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