This two day course examines the roles and responsibilities of the key command staff and general staff personnel who report to the Incident Commander or Area Command. Participants will develop an understanding of the key interactions, which must occur between members of the Command and General Staff in complex incident and event management. This advanced course bridges the gap between the Incident Commander, and State and Federal Multi-Agency Coordination Centers responding to a major disaster.
Main Topics Covered in this Course Include:
- Major and/or Complex Incident/Event Management and Organizational Structure
- Area Command
- Multi-Agency Coordination
ICS-300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (ICS-300)
ICS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
ICS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System
Supervisory and Management Level Personnel
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
John Borges, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
The DelValle Institute for Emergency Preparedness is the Education & Training branch of the Office of Public Health Preparedness. In conjunction with Boston EMS, a bureau of the Boston Public Health Commission, the DelValle Institute provides high-quality all-hazards training and exercises to develop and enhance capabilities-based preparedness. The programs within the Office of Public Health Preparedness (OPHP) are supported by grant funding through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MPH) Emergency Preparedness Bureau, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Hospital Preparedness Program, and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement. For more information regarding DelValle Institute funding, please visit our funding page.