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IS-2500: National Prevention Framework, an Introduction

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Course Overview

The course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Prevention Framework. The goal of this course is to familiarize participants with the National Prevention Framework which provides guidance for all levels of government, private and nonprofit-sector partners, and individuals to prevent, avoid, or stop a threatened or actual act of terrorism.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course, the participants will be able to describe how the National Prevention Framework is applied to help prevent terrorist threats.

At the end of the lessons, participants will be able to describe:

  • The purpose, scope, organization, and underlying doctrine of the National Prevention Framework.
  • The roles and responsibilities of prevention partners.
  • The core capabilities for response and actions required to deliver those capabilities.
  • The coordinating structures and operational planning used to support prevention.

Primary Audience

Government executives, private-sector and nongovernmental organization (NGO) leaders, and emergency management practitioners. This includes senior elected and appointed leaders, such as Federal department or agency heads, State Governors, mayors, tribal leaders, and city or county officials – those who have a responsibility to provide for effective prevention.

All levels of government, the private and nonprofit sectors, and individuals that play a role in preventing terrorism.





Course Length:

2 hours
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  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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