DomPrep Journal

 

Train For Real Life

In June 2015, DomPrep was invited to take an exclusive inside look at the Center for Domestic Preparedness, a training facility that offers something beneficial to all of DomPreps readers. After spending a week in Anniston, Alabama, DomPreps Kimberly Arsenault and Catherine Feinman compiled this comprehensive supplement with text, photos, and podcasts of the experience they had at the training facility.

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Recovery

Featured in this issue: Having the Right Tools to Shorten Periods of Chaos, By Gordon Hunter; Screening Risk Analysis Tools for Resilience of Critical Infrastructure & Regions, By Jerry P. Brashear & Paula Scalingi; Correlation Between Land Use Decisions & Recovery Efforts, By Charles Perino; New York Citys Commodities Distribution & Recovery Planning, By Paula M. Carlson & Thomas F. Healy; Planning for Recovery: The Public Health Perspective, By Marc Barbiere; Setting & Maintaining Realistic Recovery Expectations, By Stephen Grainer

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On-Scene

Featured in this issue: Response Management: Back to Basics, By Stephen Grainer; No Defensive Strategy to Address a Growing Terrorist Threat, By Richard Schoeberl; Superheroes in Waiting: Emergent First Responders, By Wayne P. Bergeron; What It Takes to Be a Public Health Emergency Preparedness Professional, By Raphael M. Barishansky; Dangerous Suicides, By Stuart K. Cameron; Apples & Oranges  Understanding Curies & REM in Radiation Sources, By Jeffrey D. Williams; Local Public Healths Role in Large-Scale Chemical Incidents, By Rachel Schulman; National Laboratory Support for First Responders Biodetection Needs, By Richard M. Ozanich & Cynthia J. Bruckner-Lea; Operation Twister  Exercising Disaster Behavioral Response, By Craig DeAtley

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Lessons

Featured in this issue: Riots  When Civil Rights Protests Lose Civility, By Robert Maloney; Baltimore Unrest  Police Lessons Learned on the Fly, By Melissa Hyatt; How to Change Response Tactics in Times of Civil Unrest, By Michael E. Cox Jr.; Serving the Underserved  No Matter What, By Jayna Powell; Civil Disturbance Resilience  Planning, Technology & Partnerships, By Vincent B. Davis; The History & Reality of the National Guard, By Aaron Sean Poynton; Promoting Positive Policing Approaches In Communities of Color, By James Chip Coldren Jr. & Rachel Mathieu; Leadership: Building Better Response Efforts in the Future, By Marc A. DeSimone Sr.; What Baltimore's Recent Civil Unrest Can Teach Emergency Planners, By Anthony S. Mangeri

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COMMUNICATION

Featured in this issue: What the Future Holds for Communications Interoperability, By Steve Cohan; How to Deploy an Ethical Cybercommunications Program, By Anyck Turgeon; Critical Elements for Creating a Dialogue, By Charles Werner; Football, Golf & an Integrated Public Safety Information Network, By Janusz Wasiolek; InfraGard  Over 400 Sector Chiefs in 84 Chapters, By Sheri Donahue; Gyrocopters & Other Rapidly Developing Threats, By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Defining & Working With 21st Century Mass Media, By Anthony S. Mangeri; Survey Results: Bridging the Public-Private Sector Divide, By Catherine Feinman.

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Collaboration

Featured in this issue: Making Collaboration Work  Enablers & Barriers, By Bruce Martin; Collaborations Real-World Challenges, By Sarah Tidman; The Public Health Response Solution (or at Least a Bridge), By Greg Burel; The Evolution of Planning for Animals in Disasters, By Elizabeth Serca-Dominguez & Richard Green; Prepare Them While They Are Young, By Shay Simmons & Ryan Easton; People With Disabilities  Laws, Plans & Partnerships, By Kendall A. Leser; Cultural Communities: Small Considerations Equal Big Benefits, By Wayne P. Bergeron; Disaster Preparedness & Response Require Having Faith, By Raphael M. Barishansky & Audrey Mazurek; Relying on Good Fortune  Not an Acceptable Preparedness Strategy, By Robert C. Hutchinson; The Ebola Phone  Coalitions & Communication, By Margaret Davis; A Proven Method for Public-Private Virtual Collaboration, By Christina Fabac & Chas Eby; How One Enterprise Ensures Medical Products for Emergencies, By David R. Howell & Joanna M. Prasher

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TRAINING CHALLENGE

Featured in this issue: Training Challenge - Choosing the Best Learning Approach, By Glen Rudner; Learning How to Provide Tactical Medical Support Under Fire, By Philip J. Beck; Financial Planning for the Next Ebola Threat, By Chris N. Mangal; Cadet Programs - Mending Police-Community Relations, By Samuel Johnson; Hospital Threats - More to Address Than Just Donning & Doffing, By Craig DeAtley; Transitioning From Routine to Disaster, By Tanya Ferraro; Adrift - The No-Win Scenario in Responder Training, By Joseph Cahill; Preparedness: Moving Beyond the Stockpiling of Stuff, By Andrew Roszak; Pittsburgh: Traffic-Stop Training to Prevent Police Officer Ambushes, By Zoë Thorkildsen; Ongoing Training Needs: Virginias Solution, By Stephen Grainer

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EDUCATION

Featured in this issue: Exploring an Online Educational Journey, By Kevin Kupietz; How to Make a "Smart" Phone "Undumb" in a Disaster, By Anjila Lebsock; A Global Student Council & a New Higher Education Database, By Matthew P. Ellis; Internships in Emergency Management: Good for All, By Wayne P. Bergeron; Ebola - Education for the American Healthcare System, By Craig DeAtley; Talking to People Who Do Not Believe Bad Things Can Happen, By William Kaewert; Lessons About Measles & Vaccination Compliance, By Dipti P. Subramaniam; Data-Driven Decisions - Lies & Statistics, By Joseph Cahill; and Preparedness - A Balance Between Training & Education, By Bruce Martin

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PLANNING

Featured in this issue: Ebola - Another Opportunity to Plan & Prepare, By Robert C. Hutchinson; Emergency Operations Center Activation & the Active Shooter Scenario, By Dave Points; FEMAs New Planning Doctrine, By Jordan Nelms; Evolving Role of Healthcare Coalitions, By Jessica Brown; Planning: A Continuing Challenge, By Sarah Tidman; Integrating Law Enforcement & Emergency Management, By Lewis Eakins; Cybersecurity as an Emergency Management Function, By Ann Lesperance & Steve Stein; and Long-Term Community Recovery Planning Guidance, By Kay C. Goss

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BIG IDEAS

Featured in this issue: Body-Worn Cameras: The Path Forward, By James Coldren Jr. & Denise Rodriguez King; The Future of Handheld Chemical Detection & Identification, By Chris Petty; Emerging Infectious Diseases - A Whole-Community Approach, By Anthony S. Mangeri; Texas - Youth Volunteers in the Medical Reserve Corps, By Lunetta Sims; Brainstorm - 25 Concepts From Subject Matter Experts, By DomPrep Readers; Future Response Capabilities: Five Points to Consider, By Craig Crume; Communications Decision Could Impact Emergency Response, By Christina Crue; Community Paramedicine - Bringing the Hospital Home, By Joseph Cahill; Resilience - Making a List & Checking It Twice, By Stephen Grainer; and Changing the Future of Human Relations, Samuel Johnson

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