Washington State Emergency Management Division

R0200 Leadership Strategies for Community Risk Reduction

Monday, April 20, 2020 to Saturday, April 25, 2020

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily
The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description

This six-day course is designed for the student who has or will have responsibility to develop, implement and lead community risk reduction and health programs to include human-caused, natural disasters, and health risks.

Coffee, water and snacks will be available. Lunch will not be provided.

Course Objectives
  • Proven interventions.
  • Mechanisms to gather and analyze critical data.
  • Actions to target specific at-risk populations.
  • Evaluation.
  • How to build internal and external support to accomplish the changing mission of fire and emergency services.

This course will benefit progressive fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) departments who are initiating programs to reduce their community's risks and mitigate their consequences.



Student must be US Citizen.Permanent US Resident Aliens or Green Card Holders are treated as US Citizens for the purpose of attending training funded by DHS/FEMA. They do not have to be vetted through FEMA Security and FEMA International Affairs.




Preferred courses:

  • Q0462
  • Q0463

(available through NFA Online)


Target Audience

This course will benefit:

• Individuals desiring to enhance their knowledge and skills to lead fire prevention, community risk reduction initiatives, illness prevention and health promotion at the local, state or national level.

• Chief fire officers, company officers, firefighters, fire inspectors, fire marshals, EMS officers, fire and life safety educators, and other community or allied professionals in community risk reduction.

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 40


Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue

400 East Mountain View Avenue
Ellensburg, WA 98926

Click here for directions

Course Manager

Course POC:


CDSFM Esther Hernandez


Washington State Patrol


360.596.3913 Office


360.596.3937 Fax

  1. Registration requires an identification number; obtain your student ID number online at
  2. Fill out the FEMA 119-25-1 form, let your supervisor sign it and send it to the WA State Training Office: for a state approved signature. Ms Damaris Deschner Li will send you the approved and signed form back.
  3. Email completed FEMA 119-25-1 form, Name, SID number, course certificates and Department to: Ms Rieley Thompson | | (360) 596-3904

If you need accommodations, like an ASL interpreter, please contact the POC 4 weeks in advance to give them enough time to coordinate with DSHS and other agencies. We cannot guarantee to fulfill any requirements we get this information in less than 4 weeks before class starts. Thank you for your cooperation!