Upcoming Training Information

This page contains information regarding upcoming courses scheduled through the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM).

For a complete list of training opportunities, and to register with the West Virginia DHSEM Training database, please visit www.onlinelearning.wv.gov/dmapscm6 

Upcoming Courses
Social Media Courses from the University of Hawaii National Disaster Preparedness Training Center
West Virginia State Police Academy, Professional Development Center
Day One:         February 12, 2019 8AM-5PM
Social Media Engagement Strategies (PER-343)
Enhance your knowledge and skills to implement strategies to better engage individuals and partner organizations. Experience more in-depth training in the use of social media content types, engagement strategies, and measurement tools. Participate in group activities throughout the course and increase your abilities to create a social media strategy and better adapt to changing needs and strategies throughout the phases of emergency management.
Day Two:         February 13, 2019 8AM-5PM
Social Media Tools and Techniques (PER-344)
Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to use social media tools and techniques for intermediate-level messaging, strategy, and increased situational awareness. Build upon your existing knowledge with more in-depth training in the use of strategy, tools, and messaging techniques in the use of social media. Learn valuable concepts beyond the implementation of the most popular tools and strategies and of how to expand your organization's social media presence in various platforms to different audiences, in partnership with other agencies and organizations. Better your understanding of data mining and crowdsourcing techniques through practical activities and discuss potential uses for data visualization and mobile apps.