Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
NNFA-0255
Organization Course Number:
F/W0635
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
2 days (16 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Fire Science, Emergency Management, Disaster Mitigation, or Public Safety
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide students with an understanding of national recognized principles that lead to the development of effective and efficient community risk reduction programs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Summarize how to assess risk within the community
  • Propose intervention strategies to include a program that addresses a specific risk issue
  • And illustrate the value of investing resources in community risk-reduction
  • Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to describe strategic community risk-reduction

General Course Topics:

  • Describe strategic community risk reduction
  • Assessing community risk
  • Developing intervention strategies
  • Resources
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials