Domain I: Model Leadership
· Competency 1.3 - Facilitate collaboration with internal and external emergency response partners.
o Identify internal and external emergency response partners in your community.
o Describe the roles of internal and external emergency response partners in community disaster preparedness and recovery.
o Determine your coalition’s role in community preparedness and recovery.
o Identify strategies to build and sustain collaborative partnerships among internal and external emergency response partners in your community.
o Develop collaborative emergency response plans, policies, and/or agreements with appropriate internal and external emergency response partners.
· Competency 1.4 - Maintain situational awareness.
o Analyze information regarding the relevant factors impacting response activities.
o Identify your community’s needs.
o Determine key resources for recovery and the immediate needs of victims.
o Identify tools to evaluate the success of your coalition during an emergency situation.
o Determine your community’s resilience index.
Domain III: Plan For & Improve Practice
· Competency 3.1 - Contribute expertise to a community hazard vulnerability analysis (HVA).
o Describe the stages of emergency management.
o Identify vulnerable populations in your community who are
at increased risk in broad-scale emergencies.
o Identify the roles and responsibilities of your community coalition and its members during an emergency.
o Describe the role of HVAs in emergency planning.
o Identify methods for evaluating and improving your coalition’s preparedness and response activities.
o Value creating collaborative partnerships with community organizations for preparedness and response activities.
o Define key terminology: Disaster, Resilience, Coalition, Preparedness, Response, Recovery, Mitigation.
· Competency 3.3 - Participate in improving the coalition’s capacities (including, but not limited to programs, plans, policies, laws, and training).
o Describe the key role(s) of community-based disaster coalitions.
o Apply knowledge and skills gained through participation in activities to improve your organization’s capacities.
o Prioritize your coalition’s critical emergency preparedness and response roles and functions.
o Identify strategies for implementing recommendations identified in your coalition’s After Action Reviews.
o Discuss the need for and the importance of a coordinated response to emergencies and disasters.
o Apply the Preparedness Capabilities’ Planning Model to building and/or strengthening your coalition.
o Assess your coalition’s current state, determine goals, and develop plans to achieve those goals.
o Identify community preparedness and recovery functions, and the coalition’s related tasks, performance measures, and resource elements.