Selected Topics in Emergency Management and Homeland Security

EMR* 103

This course will enhance the knowledge, skills and decision-making abilities of elected officials and emergency management professionals from the public and private sectors. The course is designed to increase the participant’s capabilities to analyze the influence of continuing homeland security initiatives on emergency management preparedness. Current topics (six or seven) will be selected from such areas as the Constitution, presidential power, Department of Homeland Security issues, state homeland security initiatives, immigration, regionalization, National Guard and Department of Defense roles, public health issues, the National Response Plan, intelligence issues, border security, cyber security, terrorism, critical infrastructure, Homeland Security Presidential Directives, and medical response issues.