Liaison Officer Course (LOFR) (L-956) (11-11-0956) - 001

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Brief Description
Liaison Officer Course (LOFR) (L-956)
Full Description
Course Description:
This course is designed to provide emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Liaison Officer on an Incident Management Team.

• Explain the roles and responsibilities of the LOFR as a member of the Command Staff.
• Explain the roles and responsibilities of an Agency Representative.
• Explain the roles and responsibilities of the Liaison Officer with regards to Stakeholders.
• Explain types of communication and work-location requirements for a given incident.
• Identify the process and relevant parties involved in incident information flow, including the role of Assistant Liaison Officers.
• Identify the Liaison Officer's contributions to the NIMS incident action planning process.
• Explain the proper steps to follow in the event of a special situation.
• Identify the demobilization process as it relates to the duties of the LOFR.

Course Objective:
The primary goal of the NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position Specific Training Courses is to provide all-hazards competencies and behaviors for Command and General Staff and selected Unit Leader personnel who are members of an existing or developing Incident Management Team (IMT). Competencies in the training are focused around the ability of the student to assume specific position responsibilities, lead assigned personnel, communicate effectively, and to ensure the completion of assigned tasks in order to meet identified objectives for the position. Personal qualifications to serve as members of IMTs are designed to consider a combination of training, operational experience during exercises or actual incidents, job shadowing, field mentoring, and administrative requirements.

Target Audience:
NIMS ICS Position Specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions on USFA or other Type III All-Hazards Incident Management Teams (AHIMT), or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.

Prerequisites:
Students need to complete the following FEMA independent study courses before they can be enrolled into this course:
-IS-100
-IS-200
-IS-700
-IS-800

Students also need to complete the following courses before they will be enrolled into this course:
-Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (I-300)
-Advanced Incidents Command System for Complex Incidents (I-400)

Lodging:
Lodging will be provided on the nights of December 4, 5 2022 for public sector personnel whose residence and official work station are more than 50 miles from the SPTC.
Lodging is not available for federal employees or private industry participants. You must be enrolled in the course and have received lodging confirmation from the SPTC before arriving at the Center, or your lodging will not be covered, and you will not be allowed in the class.

Cost:
There is NO FEE for this course. Lunch will be provided. Travel and all other meals are the responsibility of the course participant.

Course Completion Requirements:
It is mandatory that the participant complete all 16 hours of this course to receive full credit. Anything less will result in the participant’s need to re-register for another course and start from the beginning.

Important Note: In addition to the above LMS procedure, before attending this class you must have a FEMA      
Student Identification Number (SID). If you do not already have an SID you can register for one at https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID
Training Dates
12/05/2022 - 12/06/2022
Prerequisites
Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response (IS-200)
Work Classification Related to this Course
Select the County of Residence
Do you require lodging?  Note: By selecting Yes, you are certifying that you meet the lodging requirements as stated in the Guidelines.
An Introduction to the National Incident Management System (IS-700)
National Response Framework, an Introduction (IS-800)
ICS for Major and/or Complex Incidents (I-400)
Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (I-300)
Select the discipline your are representing for this Course
Introduction to the Incident Command System (IS-100)
Select the County of Work - This is where your Work Office is located.
Registration Dates
10/11/2022 - 11/28/2022
Available Seats
1
Hours
16h 0m
Fee
None Specified
Training Location
State Preparedness Training Center (SPTC)
5900 Airport Road
Oriskany, NY  13424
Directions to Location
NY State Preparedness Training Center
5900 Airport Rd, Oriskany, NY 13424
Reporting Instructions
Course Registration and Check-In: 7:30am-8:00am
Course: 8:00am-5:00pm

Dress is business casual.  
Signup Details
No Show Policy: Failure to attend a class you have registered for can result in restriction on future course attendance and agency notification. It is the students responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.

-Please follow these directions below regarding providing the required    
prerequisites. Each prerequisite must be filled before a student can submit their
request to attend this course.

-If the required prerequisite is within your Training History, the DHSES LMS will
automatically assign it to the course you are registering for.

-If the prerequisite does not appear in your training history then select “request waiver” under fulfillment and provide clarifying comments when prompted that states, you will email the prerequisite to OEM directly and click save. Email all course prerequisites to oem.training@dhses.ny.gov, please include what course you are registering for in the body of the email.

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