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Communicate Better to Protect Your Community in a Crisis!

June 24, 2009

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Program Description:
Communicating in a crisis is not business as usual! In an emergency, getting the right messages delivered at the right time by the right person will save lives. This training is intended to help emergency responders and public information professionals learn to use the best approaches and tools to exercise quality communication before, during and after an emergency.

Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how communicating in a crisis is different from everyday communications.
  2. Identify the six principles of Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC)
  3. Understand the psychology of a crisis

Who Should Attend:
National audience of state and local public health professionals and their partners (e.g., healthcare professionals, EMS personnel, law enforcement, media representatives, etc).

These projects are supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Grant number 5 U90 TP224249-04. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.

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