|1.||Crisis Communications||A course designed to help professionals in the public sector appropriately communicate with and effectively involve the public during emergency situations and high risk issues. This course examines how good public involvement and communication principles are applied to public health and safety emergencies, including lessons learned from New Orleans and Houston. Attendees learn the fundamentals of crisis prevention, management, communication and planning. Exercises guide attendees in understanding how to assess issues and potential threats, establish crisis response teams, and develop and execute crisis plans for their organizations.|
|2.||Community Planning: How to Devise a Strategy for Any Development Situation||Local authorities, developers, landowners and community groups are increasingly involving the public in planning and development issues. But what is the best way of going about it? How does one choose among the bewildering range of approaches? This class provides an overview of the range of methods available and equips participants with the ability to devise a community planning strategy for their own situation. It is designed for both professionals and non-professionals and can be used purely as a training exercise or applied to a real-world situation.|
|3.||Community Planning: How to Organize a Successful Event||Local authorities, developers, landowners and community groups are increasingly organizing events where all interested parties work creatively together to plan a future for their communities. Common event types include community planning weekends and consultation days. This class will help you to decide what kind of event would be suitable for any specific situation and take you through a step-by-step process for organizing a successful event. It is designed for both professionals and non-professionals and can be used purely as a training exercise or applied to a real-world situation.|
|4.||Remediation of Projects||Description TBD|
|5.||Siting of Facilities||Description TBD|
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