A Shelter Story: Integrating Functional Needs Support Services (FNSS) Into Emergency Shelter Plans

Topic: 
Mass Care & Mass Fatality
Format: 
Online Course
Time: 
1 hour
Level: 
Introductory
University: 
University of Iowa
PERLC: 
Upper Midwest PERLC
Bundles: 
Emergency Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations
Mass Care
Description: 

The learner's goal in this course is to master the knowledge and skills needed to collaborate with community stakeholders on integrating Functional Needs Support Services (FNSS) into local emergency shelter plans.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify FNSS-related gaps in shelter plans
  • Relate demographic information to a community‚Äôs FNSS-related needs
  • Adopt strategies for providing FNSS in mass-care settings
  • Partner with FNSS providers by means of MOUs and other types of agreements
  • Engage people with FNSS-related needs in shelter planning
PHEP Capabilities: 
Community Preparedness