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Emergency Focused Selected Workshops, Presentations and Courses


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Mass Care: Building Disability Actionable Practice Competencies
North Carolina Emergency Management Fall Conference, Sunset Beach, NC, 0.13.15

Inclusive Emergency Planning: Lessons to Apply - Part 1 of 2

DOING BETTER TOGETHER:  MODERNIZING STAKEHOLDER INVOLVEMENT!

Emergency Registries and Technology Alternatives, California State Northridge Technology Conference, With Richard Devylder, Chief, Office for Acces and Functional Needs, San Diego, California 3/20/14

 
Emergency Preparedness Initiative for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Kickoff Event - North Carolina Emergency Management, , Raleigh, North Carolina 2/5/2014

Oakland California's Journey from Emergency Management Defendant to Model City for Inclusionary Practices, 1/8/14.Pacific ADA center

Planning for Individuals with Disabilities and other Access and Functional Needs including legal compliance, mass care, transportation and evacuation, commination and disability competencies, with Gary Gleason and Andy Neiman, Orange County California, 12/9-13/13

Emergency Preparedness for PAS Users, Webinar, Transcript, Personal Assistance Center for Personal Assistance Services 8/23/13

Sheltering: Using FEMA's Functional Needs Guidance in Shelters, with Janice Springer, Webinar, ADA Pacific Center, 6/26/13

Integrating Access and Functional Needs into Emergency Planning, Response and Recovery - focuses on developing plans that integrate people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs into response and recovery by specifically addressing communication, sheltering, evacuation and transportation concerns L197. This is a FEMA course update to the old G 197 course “Emergency Planning for Functional Needs Populations” which is no longer available.

Functional Assessment Service Team Workshops, with California's: Emergency Management Agency, Department of Social Services and the American Red Cross

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State Team Trainings  
State of California Team Trainings  
County Team Trainings  
City Team Trainings

Whole Community Planning

Plenary Beyond Special: Real Whole Community Planning, 2012 FEMA’s NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS SYMPOSIUM “Increasing Preparedness to Build Community Resilience” in Crystal City, Virginia 8/7/12

Emergency Registries for People with Disabilities:
Evacuation Planning for People with Access and Functional Needs:

Tabletop Exercise for People with Access & Functional Needs with Kathleen Henderson, Office of Emergency Services, Riverside Department of Public Health, 10/25/10 

Emergency Tech Prep: Power Options for Devices During Long Power Outages - National Leadership Summit on Emergency Management and Assistive Technology Reutilization - Successful Strategies, Innovative Partnerships, Futures Planning, 2/24/10, Washington, D.C.

Moving Beyond Special Needs -  Making Disaster Lessons Real and Operationalizing Functional Needs! Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Webcast 8/31/09
  
Disability Disaster Specific Issues: Are You Really Ready? Plan Now or Suffer & Muddle Through Later! Your Role in Disaster Planning, Preparedness, Response, & Recovery, County of Riverside Public Health 2009:
2/17, 4/6-7.

Disaster Lights & Disaster Heavies: Relevant Emergency Preparedness Information for People with Disabilities, County of Riverside Public Health 2009 2/17/09   

Functional Needs (formerly special needs) Planning for Disasters, 1/16/09

“This show explores the actions to take to protect the health and safety of those in our society who may have an existing situation or condition that limits the capacity to remain self-sustaining during disasters, especially when there is a need for evacuation and protection in public care and shelter sites. It's a critical and maturing field of endeavor.  We'll have one of America's top experts in this area of concern: June Isaacson Kailes. June's decades of work and monumental efforts to improve public practices are well known worldwide."
 
10th Annual Community Services Bureau Conference Sponsored by: Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services; Senior, Long Term Care Division's Community Services Bureau; & Montana Case Management Association, Billings, MT.  10/2/08 

TOGETHER WE DO BETTER, Meeting Accessibility and Functional Needs in a Disaster, Fourth Annual Disaster Preparedness Conference For Santa Clara County Community-Based Organizations, Faith-based Organizations, and Government Partners. 3/24/09

Lesson for Montana – From the California Wildfires? 10th Annual Community Services Bureau Conference,  Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services; Senior, Long Term Care Division's Community Services Bureau; & Montana Case Management Association, Billings, MT.  10/3/08

Engaging People with Disabilities in Disaster Preparedness, Response, & Recovery, Ignite and Unite: A Partnership Summit To Strengthen Communities (Hosted by White House Office of Faith-Based & Community Initiatives & California Volunteers) Sacramento, CA.  8/18/08

Working Emergency Planning & Preparedness Forum: Including People With Disabilities & Activity Limitations.

California Foundation for Independent Living Centers Access to Readiness Summit "Increasing Disability Preparedness Together" Functional Assessment Service Teams (FAST) - Southern California  Wildfires Response with Vicki Cuscino, Richard Devylder, Helen Lopez, Andy Mudryk, Shannon McCrosky, Christie Rudder, Martin Sweeny, Sacramento, CA. 1/11/08

Disaster Lights & Disaster Heavies: Relevant Emergency Preparedness Information for People with Disabilities

Are You Really Ready? Plan Now or Suffer & Muddle Through Later! Your Role in Disaster Planning, Preparedness, Response, & Recovery

Infusing Disability Literacy & Competency in Emergency Planning

2007 Great Lakes Homeland Security Training Conference & ExpoGrand Rapids, MI. 5/9/07

Applying Disaster Lessons Documented & Moving Beyond Special Needs

Making Lessons Documented - Real!

Policy Issues - Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities, California Foundation of Independent Living Centers, Sacramento, CA. 2/27/06.

Plan Now or Suffer & Muddle Through Later! The Role of Disability Community Based Organizations in Disaster Planning, Preparedness, Response, Recovery & Mitigation Activities

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

In the Aftermath of Katrina, with Lex Frieden, Michael Winter, Thomas Kelley, Glen White, John Lancaster,  and Gary Maddox, Association of Programs Rural Independent Living, Honolulu, HI. 10/8/05.

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities, sponsored by National Organization on Disability, U.S. Department of Homeland Security &  National Capitol Region, 9/ 22-25/04.

Emergency Evacuation for People with Disabilities

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities, an Interagency Seminar of Exchange for Federal Managers, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington DC. December 2003

Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response: Independent Living Experience and Future Direction at NCIL Annual Conference, Washington, DC. June 2003 with Elizabeth Davis and Jennifer Rowland

Emergency and Disaster Preparation for People with Disabilities on a Webcasts May 2003, archived at
http://www.ilru.org/ku-ilru/online/Webcast.html

Hurricanes, Floods and Quakes - ILCs Responsibilities in Disaster Preparedness and Response at
NCIL Conference, Washington, DC. June 1997

Learning from Living and Lasting on Shaky Ground: Earthquake Preparedness for People with Disabilities

Turkey, February 2001

Kobe, Japan

People with Disabilities and Disasters: A Civil Emergency Management Course at California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI), Los Angeles, CA. February 1983 & San Francisco, CA. March 1984

Attitudes Towards People With Disabilities at California State University, Long Beach, CA. November 1983

Emergency Management for People with Disabilities at City of Santa Monica, CA. June 1983

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