#GMVEMSC Training: Free PIO Class - January 28 - 30

G-290 Public Information Officer (PIO) and G-291 Joint Information Center (JIC) Training

Course Dates: January 28-30, 2020

Course Times: 8:00AM—4:30PM (First Day—Registration 8:00AM—8:30AM)

Course Location: Union Township Civic Center (lower level)

4350 Aicholtz Rd., Cincinnati OH 45245

Description: These courses are designed to prepare participants to function as PIOs during an incident. Participants will learn skills including oral communications, written communications, working with the media and basic PIO techniques. G-290 is an elective for the Advanced Professional Development Series.

Target Audience: Individuals who will perform PIO duties for local governments or private agencies during emergencies or disasters.

Enrollment: Register by January 15, 2020. Students must enroll via the Ohio Department of Public Safety Training Campus website: https://trainingcampus.dps.ohio.gov/cm/cm710/pstc/pstc.html 

Students experiencing difficulty enrolling should call Ohio EMA Training at (614) 799-3666 / 3824 for assistance with registration. Course registration will generally close 10 working days prior to the course start date. You can check your enrollment / approval status via the Department of Public Safety Training Campus website.

Lodging and Per Diem: Lodging, meals, per diem and all other travel expenses are the responsibility of the student or the parent organization.