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Documents below are in MS Word or PDF format. Click on each weekly link for daily report.
NEW The Next Generation Core Competencies, April 28, 2016. - PDF
VHA – EM Emergency Response and Recovery Competencies: Competency Survey, Analysis and Report. Joseph A. Barbera, MD., Anthony G. Macintyre, MD, Greg Shaw, DSc, Valerie Seefried, MPH, Lissa Westerman, RN, Sergio DeCosmos. The George Washington University: Institute for Crisis Disaster Management. June 16, 2005. - PDF
All Employees Emergency Response Competencies. Joseph A. Barbera, MD., Anthony G. Macintyre, MD, Greg Shaw, DSc, Valerie Seefried, MPH, Lissa Westerman, RN, Sergio DeCosmos. The George Washington University: Institute for Crisis Disaster Management. June 16, 2005. - PDF
“Emergency Management Core Competencies” David Etkins, Coordinator, Emergency Management Program, Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Applied Studies, School of Administrative Studies, York University, Ontario: Canada. 2006
TOP TEN COMPETENCIES FOR PROFESSIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. B. Wayne Blanchard, Ph.D., CEM, FEMA Emergency Management Higher Education Project Manager. September 14, 2005
“Professional Competencies for the Master’s Level Emergency Manager: Knowledge Systems Necessary for the Emergency Manage of the 21st Century” – Craig Marks, CEM, CERP, MS-FEMA, PhD(c), Blue Horizons, LLC. April 29, 2005 - 1.2MB MS Word
Top Ten Emergency Management Core Competencies and Courses - IAEM Practitioner Survey, 2004-2005 (conducted by Daryl Spiewak, IAEM President 2003/2004)
“Critical curriculum for emergency management leaders: Three essential themes.” Glen L. Woodbury, MA. The Journal of Emergency Management, Vol.3, No. 2, March/April 2005. - PDF
EM Competencies and Curricula Survey – AD-Level (2005)
EM Competencies and Curricula Survey – BA-Level (2005)
EM Competencies Breakout Session