Emergency Management & Disaster Recovery

Emergency Management and Disaster Recovery Extension Certificate

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Gain an understanding of the emergency management actions needed to help communities recover from natural and man-made disasters. Explore the consequences of emergency and disaster events and examine the ecological framework necessary for the disaster recovery process. Long-term recovery touches on many sectors including emergency management, public health, housing, mental health and the environment.

Benefits

  • Learn from the instructors with real-world experience, both locally and globally
  • Gain valuable skills for your role as a municipal, community or political leader
  • Enhance your career or volunteer role in emergency management
  • Acquire knowledge and techniques useful in social work, public health and emergency response

Program Format

  • Complete the 4 required courses (60 hours)
  • Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 3 years

Required Courses

We strongly recommend completion of Principles of Emergency Management and the Fundamentals of Recovery prior to registering in any other courses in the program.

Principles of Emergency Management and the Fundamentals of Recovery
After the first responders have left the scene of a disaster, families assess their losses and start to put their lives back together, beginning the complex and challenging journey of recovery. Learn how recovery fits into the broader spectrum of emergency management and how best to support clients through this process.

Subject code: XEDM 1000115 Hours. Fee: $319  Not offered this semester

Personal and Family Recovery
Understand how organizations such as nonprofits, NGOs, various levels of government, health systems, and financial and insurance industries impact and support the recovery process.

Subject code: XEDM 1000215 Hours. Fee: $319 Not offered this semester

Neighbourhood and Community Recovery
Communities as a whole must begin the recovery process while attending to the individual needs of disaster-impacted residents, often including emergency management personnel themselves. Examine how organizations such as nonprofits and NGOs, various levels of government, health systems, and financial and insurance industries impact and support the recovery of neighbourhoods and communities.

Subject code: XEDM 1000315 Hours. Fee: $319
CRN 308802 classesApr. 27-288:30 a.m.-5 p.m.Thu., Fri.

Post-Disaster Growth and Change
Post-disaster recovery can take years. Understand how you can encourage hope and effectively assist affected people and neighbourhoods. If you work with nonprofits and NGOs, governments, health systems, or financial and insurance industries, understand how to positively impact communities' growth and change.

Subject code: XEDM 1000415 Hours. Fee: $319 
CRN 308812 classesApr. 29-308:30 a.m.-5 p.m.Sat., Sun
 

Students must provide CE Registration with a current and valid email address. When registered , students will receive a welcome/orientation message by email. Course materials will be available through blackboard prior to course start date. 

 

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Contact us

For information about this program:
cebusiness@mtroyal.ca
403.440.6013 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

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