Course Description

Course Basic Sheltering Concepts (BSC)

This three hour interactive course provides a high-level introduction to basic shelter operations.  This course was developed in collaboration with MEMA, MA Department of Public Health, DelValle Institute, American Red Cross, Salvation Army, and the Western Region Homeland Security Council to provide a common vision and guiding principles to improve shelter coordination, support, and information sharing across the Commonwealth.

Main Topics Covered in this Course Include:

  • Defining a Shelter
  • Types of Shelters
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Operational Guidelines
Date(s) Tue. Oct 03, 2017 5:30PM - 9:00PM 
Location Oak Bluffs Fire & EMS
6 Fire House Lane, Oak Bluffs MA 02557 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes WiFi Access  
Offered By Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency 
Primary Instructor Fleck, Rachel 
Additional Instructors Farrand, Christopher (IP)   
Course Length 3 Hours  CEUs  
Prerequisites None
Target Audience Individuals that have a role in shelter planning and operations. 
Maximum Participants 25 # Open Seats 25 # on Wait List 0
Offering Specific Information

Registration Deadline: September 26, 2017

To ensure adequate participation from the target audience, all registrants will be placed on wait list pending approval.

For questions or additional information, please contact David Bryant at .