National Incident Management System

The National Incident Management System Incident Command System (NIMS-ICS), All-Hazards Position Specific Training Program is aimed at providing advanced level training needed for managing more complex incidents than those usually experienced during normal operations.

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

Independent Study Program

Many of the current Independent Study Program courses are required for registered disaster behavioral health volunteers in Nebraska. Volunteers should check with their regional/local volunteer coordinator for specific required courses.

NIMS Training Requirements

Includes: local volunteers and most BHERT members

Required training courses: IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800

Includes: some BHERT members, regional clinical supervisors, or others that Regions or State would designate as supervisors

Required training courses: IS-100, IS-200, ICS-300, IS-700, IS-800

*ICS-300 is not offered as an online independent study (IS) course. Local emergency managers can provide information on when these courses are offered in your area and across the state.

Includes: Region and State Disaster Behavioral Health Coordinators, and possibly others at the Region or State level

Required training courses: IS-100, IS-200, ICS-300*, ICS-400*, IS-700, IS-800, IS-775

*ICS-300 and ICS-400 are not offered as online independent study (IS) courses. Local emergency managers can provide information on when these courses are offered in your area and across the state.

Additional Information

Course & Training

Answers to frequently asked questions about courses and training.

NIMS

Information about the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

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