CDM6210EN - Advanced Crisis and Disaster Management and Public Outreach

Course description

This course will explore various methods for conducting public outreach and education regarding general disaster and emergency preparedness at an advanced level. In addition, students will be equipped to apply principles of community relations for non-profits and how these can be applied in a crisis or disaster.

How this course benefits students

Communication during a disaster or crisis is critical to public safety, but effective communication can very difficult to the circumstances of the disaster or crisis. This course will help students understand and be equipped to apply the principles of effective comminicatuions in a crisis or disaster.

Why this course is important

Emergency response is a field in which specific techniques, procedures, and organizations are required to be effective. This course will help the student demonstrate an understanding of these factors.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Crisis & Disaster Management
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Dr. Howard Woodruff, Professor of Disaster & Crisis Response

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

This course is Biblical because it addresses needs of people in crisis.

Missionally driven

This course is Missional in that the subject of this work is done outside the physical plant of the church.

Contextually informed

This course is Contextual because it addresses needs in the environment of the person(s) being assisted.

Interculturally focused

This course is Intercultural because all peoples experience disaster and crisis.

Practically minded

Ths course has Practical application in society because disasters occur in society.

Experientially transformed

This course is Experiential in that the class will help the students understand how to mitigate the effects of disaster on their community.