Intermediate Public Information Officer
CalOES Virtual Course


Intermediate Public Information Officer (IPIO-1-21): This 3-day (24 hour) course is designed to increase PIO’s ability to be strategic communicators before, during, and after an emergency. Using a “Whole Community” approach, this course walks participants step-by-step on how to write strategic incident communication plans which enables PIOs to immediately set the narrative immediately after an emergency. Participants will leave the course with the framework to create strategic incident communication plans for their own jurisdictions. This course creates a practical and strategic link between the Basic PIO course and the Advanced PIO course.

Topics to include:

  •   Whole Community
  •   Access and Functional Needs
  •   Recovery
  •   Strategic Communication Plans

Course Length: 24 hours
Course Code: IPIO-1-21

Dates: December 6 – 10, 2021

Location: Virtual Course

EMPG Funded Course: Must Meet Enrollment Qualifications.

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