Capability 1: Community Preparedness

These trainings review tools and skills to help communities prepare for and respond to emergencies. Topics include: engaging community partners, community health workers, vulnerable populations, disaster behavioral health, and animal sheltering. This training bundle is intended for public health preparedness staff and members of community organizations who need an awareness-level overview of issues in community preparedness. The last four courses are designed for community health workers or promotores.

Community Partnering: A Risk Assessment and Emergency Operations Planning Scenario

Introduction to Community-Based Coalitions

Public Health Preparedness Planning

Public Health Preparedness Exercises

Basic Emergency Preparedness for Staff of Community Health Centers

Long-Term Care Facilities: Emergency Preparedness Plans

Emergency Animal Sheltering

County Animal Response Team

Community Health Workers: Community Engagement

Community Health Workers: Family Emergency Preparedness

Community Health Workers: Infection Control

Community Health Workers: Helping Individuals with Access and Functional Needs Prepare for Emergencies