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California Specialized Training Institute
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​TRAINING FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, HOMELAND SECURITY, AND PUBLIC SAFETY PROFESSIONALS

 
California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI) has trained first responders and emergency managers in all phases of emergency management for over 45 years. Cal OES/CSTI offers one of the most well recognized and comprehensive specialized training programs in the nation. Programs include disaster preparedness and response, terrorism prevention and response, law enforcement tactics, disaster mitigation and recovery, and WMD/hazardous materials response. Currently, CSTI offers several training certificates:

Specialist Certificate Documents


PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER SPECIALIST CERTIFICATE


Required Courses (3):
E/G290-291 Enhanced Basic PIO and JIC/JIS
Advanced PIO Level II (L0388)
Social Media for Natural Disaster Response and Recovery (PER-304)


Elective Courses:
You must have a minimum of 3 courses totaling 72 hours of electives to include:
Any CSTI/CalOES Certificates
ICS 100-400 (CSTI,FEMA, or State Fire Training)

Click to see: Approved Electives List

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Specialist Certificate Documents

​EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST CERTIFICATE

Required Courses (4):
Disaster Mitigation (G393)
Disaster Planning (G235)
Disaster Recovery (G205) - Formerly (G270.4) 
Emergency Management Concepts: All Hazards or Jurisdiction Specific
  
Elective Courses:
You must have a minimum of 3 courses totaling 72 hours of electives to include:
Any CSTI/CalOES Certificates
ICS 100-400 (CSTI,FEMA, or State Fire Training)


Click to see: Approved Electives List

More Info:    

Specialist Certificate Documents
 

 

​TERRORISM & HOMELAND SECURITY (THS) SPECIALIST CERTIFICATE

 

Required Courses (3):
Terrorism I: International Terrorism
Terrorism II: Domestic Terrorism
Terrorism III: Advanced Counterterrorism Strategies

Elective Courses:
You must complete a minimum of three homeland security elective courses totaling at least 72 hours. Electives may be selected from the approved Cal OES / CSTI Terrorism / Homeland Security (THS) Approved Electives List

Click to see: Approved Electives List


More Info:
Specialist Certificate Documents

 

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