Managing Emergency Social Services

January 22 2018 - February 06 2018

Upcoming Sessions:

2018 Schedule

February 5-6 - Waterloo (Hosted by the City of Waterloo)

Does your CMSM or DSSAB include social services in the planning, managing and responding to local emergencies?

This two day interactive workshop will help you understand and identifyhow social services should fit into the emergency operations of a municipality or DSSAB, including:
  • developing an Emergency Social Services Plan
  • identifying roles and responsibilities, and
  • interacting with other key agencies in an emergency.
You will also have an opportunity to bring planning into action with a live simulation lab exercise and post-emergency debriefing.  
Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the regulated emergency management system in Ontario, and the role of ESS within it.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the key players in planning for and managing an emergency.
  • Identify strategies for articulating and documenting preparedness plans.
  • Develop protocols for collaborating with stakeholders and key community partners for emergency preparedness and during emergencies.
  • Tips and checklists for managing an emergency.
  • Identifying and developing responses for unique challenges and situations such as serving vulnerable populations.
The cost is $395.00 per person.
Contact OMSSA Education to 416-646-0511 or  for further details.

Location Details :

Region of Waterloo, 99 Regina Street South, Waterloo ON N2J 4G6

Accommodation Details :

Cancellation and Sharing Policies :

Cancellations must be made 3 business days prior to the course date. Payments will be held in credit towards a future course offered by The Loomex Group for any cancellations made after 3 business days.