U.S. Department of Justice


  • Anytime

Apply By

  • Always Available


  • Online




Event ID

  • WBT2006001

How to Apply

Online registration for this e-course is available at the NIC Learning Center. When you click the "Apply" link below you will be redirected to the NIC Learning Center to complete the registration process.

Enrollment in the NIC e-Learning Center is limited to corrections professionals from jails, prisons, and community corrections agencies whose jobs are categorized as executive management, middle management, first-line supervision, offender programming, or training/staff development.


Emergency Preparedness and Response

Anytime--This e-course is designed to provide supervisors and managers in correctional institutions, departments, or facilities with methods,concepts, and procedures that will enable them to evaluate their degree of readiness and preparation for a large-scale crisis or emergency.


This e-course will provide an additional focus on a closely related but separate area: counterterrorism strategies for prisons and jails. The course will provide specific guidelines and checklists that a supervisor or manager may employ to evaluate either general emergency readiness or specific issues relating to counterterrorism strategies. This course will cover preparedness, prevention, and response issues related to both emergencies and counterterrorism.


At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe nationally accepted procedures and concepts in emergency preparedness.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of emergency preparedness and emergency response.
  • Evaluate institutional and departmental readiness for large-scale crises.
  • Identify the key components of an emergency preparedness plan.
  • Compare and contrast major types of threats posed by terrorists to jails and prisons.
  • Identify warning signs of terrorist activity in jails and prisons.
  • Design counter-terrorism measures appropriate for jails and prisons.
  • Analyze institutional or departmental preparedness for terrorist threats or activity.
  • Identify resources, training,policies, and procedures necessary to respond effectively to terrorist threats or activity.


First-line supervisors, managers,and administrators in state, county, and municipal correctional institutions

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