Learn about the Department of Defense (DOD) Joint Task Force-Civil Support (JTF-CS), and the Defense CBRN Response Force (DCRF) mission, capabilities, and concept of employment at the tactical level in a when supporting a “No Notice” Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) Incident. JTF-CS most recent role was in response to COVID-19 in support of the State of New York. This presentation was scheduled to be part of the 2020 EMAT Leadership Symposium but was canceled due to deployment.
David Morado is a former TDEM Planner, HSEEP Instructor, ICS Instructor who has supported multiple local and State level exercises. He has also responded to incidents such as COVID-19 in New York and New Jersey as part of DOD response, and Hurricanes Harvey and Dorian. David is a Senior Non-Commissioned Officer for many U.S. Army, working as a senior planner. He has 19 years military service, including three combat tours (two in Afghanistan, one in Iraq). He was a lead in establishing U.S. Army South Communications to understand disaster response capabilities with Central American partner nations, working with agencies including FEMA, US DEA, HHS, DHS, USCG, and DOS to design and implement engagement strategies and training. He has held his TEM since 2016.
EMAT Webinar | DOD JTF-CS
You Matter! Self Care | Many of us are caregivers and would never hesitate to help a friend, family or community member. More challenging to individuals is trying to figure out our own needs and wrestling for some time to meet those needs. Human beings do not come with neatly packaged care instructions. In order to maximize our output we need to care for ourselves. This presentation will teach you the steps to making a robust self care plan to care for ourselves so that we can continue giving our care to others.
Gittel Francis is part of the Behavioral Mental Health Service team at Jewish Family Service. In her role as community outreach social worker, Gittel hosts training's and lectures on a range of topics to increase mental health literacy and decrease stigma. Gittel is the manager of the Jewish Family Service Mental Health First Aid program and holds the title of national instructor in Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid.
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During a pandemic, as in all emergencies, response begins at the local level, and the actions taken before and right after an emergency are critical to saving lives. In this webinar, experts provided an update on the most current information available on the spread and effects of COVID-19 in the United States, and best practices from a jurisdiction’s local emergency response efforts to slow down the spread of the virus.
In the first EMAT Webinar of 2020 Maria Town, President and CEO of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) disccused Functional Needs and Support Services (FNSS) for the Whole Community.
To help you write a strong EMAT Awards Nomination for 2020, the Awards Committee has created a short webinar going over the process and providing tips and tricks.
In November, EMAT continued its webinar series. The second live webinar focused on cybersecurity threats facing emergency managers, with Andrew White from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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In September, EMAT hosted its first training webinar! In partnership with the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, members participated in a live webinar on newly released NFPA 3000 – Standard for an active Shooter/Hostile Event Response.
The Emergency Management Association of Texas is dedicated to the advancement of the field of emergency management both statewide and nationally. To that end, EMAT engages in an array of efforts to advance a statewide emergency management agenda and to promote the professional growth of the emergency management practitioner.