Emergency Management  Training & Events

The South Dakota Office of Emergency Management offers several training courses and workshops for responders, County Emergency Managers and local public safety staff. Each session is focused on a specific area of preparedness, response, recovery or mitigation, and courses are held throughout the state.

View the calendar for upcoming training sessions and dates. If a class is full, contact us to be placed on a waiting list. Please note that dates are subject to change.  Other events may include preparedness fairs and appearances by Tommy the Turtle.

 

Training & Events

May 14

MGT 310 Jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment - Sioux Falls, SD May 14-15, 2018

5/14/18 - 5/15/18

This TEEX course will prepare participants to conduct a Jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessmement (THIRA). Participants will identify threats and hazards of jurisdictional concern, give those threats and hazards context, establish capability targets, and determine how to apply the THIRA results.

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May 21

Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents (MPRBI) - Watertown

5/21/18 - 5/22/18

This TEEX course trains participants in areas related to bombing incidents, such as identifying terrorist targets, understanding explosives’ characteristics, and recognizing bombing incident injury patterns. Also discussed are resource management options, and considerations relating to strategy, command, operations, and tactics.

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May 24

Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents (MPRBI) - Aberdeen

5/24/18 - 5/25/18

This TEEX course trains participants in areas related to bombing incidents, such as identifying terrorist targets, understanding explosives’ characteristics, and recognizing bombing incident injury patterns. Also discussed are resource management options, and considerations relating to strategy, command, operations, and tactics. Participants’ expertise will be used to facilitate operational and command level discussions related to techniques for scene assessment, triage, treatment and stabilization.

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Jun 2

Tornado Awareness - Martin

6/2/18

This course from the National Disaster Preparedness Consortium is focused on helping participants better understand the basics of tornado science, the tornado warning process, and weather forecasting as a whole.

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Jun 5

G202 Debris Management - Pierre

6/5/18 - 6/6/18

The course provides an overview of issues and recommended actions necessary to plan for, respond to, and recover from debris-generating events.

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