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Disaster Planning Templates For Facilities Housing Individuals With Functional Needs, Elderly Or Frail Elderly

Every facility in New Jersey which provides housing for individuals with functional needs, elderly or frail elderly should have an All-Hazards Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan. Managers and Directors may use the following templates, produced by the New Jersey Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, to develop or enhance their plans. For more information, contact Ed Peloquin at NJAHSA, (609) 452-1161.

Training Courses Related to Disaster Preparedness and Planning for Access and Functional Needs Populations

The following training courses are available on-line, or in the classroom through the NJOEM:

NJOEM Classroom Training
"Emergency Planning for Special Needs Populations" (FEMA G-197)- email for upcoming courses Mary Goepfert, Course Manager, lppgoepm@gw.njsp.org Note: course currently being updated by FEMA.

  • "Business Continuity Planning for Human Service Providers" - 4-hr. NJOEM Course conducted on site, in the classroom - contact Mary Goepfert lppgoepm@gw.njsp.org or 609-963-6818 to schedule

FEMA Independent Study Courses:

University of Albany - The University at Albany Center for Public Health Preparedness online course - "Special Medical Needs Shelters."

The goal of this course is to provide an overview of special medical needs shelters, including opening and closing procedures, triage and admission processes, shelter operations, health and safety issues, and planning considerations.
http://www.ualbanycphp.org/learning/default.cfm

Cultural Competence National Center for Cultural Competence training curriculum
http://www.nccccurricula.info/

NJOEM Classroom Training
"Emergency Planning for Special Needs Populations" (FEMA G-197)- email for upcoming courses Mary Goepfert, Course Manager, lppgoepm@gw.njsp.org Note: course currently being updated by FEMA.

  • "Business Continuity Planning for Human Service Providers" - 4-hr. NJOEM Course conducted on site, in the classroom - contact Mary Goepfert lppgoepm@gw.njsp.org or 609-963-6818 to schedule

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