Inclusive collaborative local emergency planning for and with individuals with disabilities: An online pilot training for public health and public safety emergency planners
Learning Areas:Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Explain the importance of holding inclusive collaborative emergency planning meetings to develop a local (county, city or town) emergency plan. Describe the features of a collaborative inclusive emergency plan gap analysis. Describe the features of an inclusive local emergency plan.
Keyword(s): Emergency Preparedness, Disasters
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As Project Director for the University of MA Medical School E.K. Shriver Center's Emergency Preparedness and Response Initiative (EPRI), I lead emergency preparedness/response and disability-related projects for and with the disability community, public health and safety responders, planners, managers, and local government officials. My professional interests include developing methods to enhance stakeholder engagement in project development and implementation; creating emergency planning trainings; facilitating collaborative emergency planning meetings; and developing practical planning tools.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.