This FEMA COOP Planner’s Workshop provides COOP training for program managers at the Federal, State, Local, and Tribal levels. COOP Plans facilitate the performance of essential functions during any situation which may disrupt normal operations. This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to further develop and improve the overall quality and workability of COOP Plans.
- Describe the importance of COOP planning to your departments/agencies overall mission;
- Complete an assessment of your current COOP plan;
- Describe the six steps of the COOP planning model;
- Relate the planning steps to each phase of COOP operations;
- Identify key persons who should be included in the COOP planning process;
- Identify gaps in your current plans, develop a strategy to acquire needed information
- Analyze the risks and vulnerabilities related to the selection of alternate facilities;
- Revise or develop your COOP plan;
- Develop/review a strategy for testing, training, and exercising your COOP plan;
- Develop/review a Multi-year Strategic Program Management Plan (MYSPMP) for continued maintenance/viability of your COOP Plan
Healthcare Risk Managers, Emergency Managers and Health Care Coalition Partners
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.