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Designing Effective Rehabilitation and Reintegration Programs to Address Violent Extremism is a Course

Designing Effective Rehabilitation and Reintegration Programs to Address Violent Extremism

Time limit: 60 days

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Description: 
Designing Effective Rehabilitation and Reintegration Programs to Address Violent Extremism is a 2.5-hour self-paced course designed for U.S.-based learners to provide community-focused, rigorously researched, and academically-informed instruction on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). Targeted at the FEMA "awareness" training level, this FEMA-certified course provides an overview of CVE, examining the importance of trauma-informed approaches to healing for CVE, and the value of community partnerships and framing efforts for CVE. Learners will also explore the components and considerations for rehabilitation and reintegration for CVE.

Intended Audience: 
The intended audience includes, but it is not limited to: educators, mentors and peer leaders, counselors and mental health professionals, parole officers, school resource professionals, law enforcement officers, faith leaders, community activists, and local elected officials.

Course Eligibility: 
Individuals eligible to take this course include U.S. citizens and Legal Residents representing state, local, tribal and territorial entities. This includes representatives from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and the private sector. Foreign nationals residing in the U.S. and associated with a state, local, tribal, or territorial entity as defined in Congressional Appropriates may take this course after completing a Foreign Visitor Request Form. U.S. citizens residing outside of the United States who are connected to a U.S.-based state, local, tribal or territorial entity may take the course.

Non-U.S. citizens not connected with a U.S.-based state, local, tribal, or territorial entity are not eligible to take the course.

Course Requirements:
A FEMA Student Identification number is a requirement for registration. The FEMA SID serves as your unique identifier and is used to maintain the record of the FEMA training you complete. If you do not have a FEMA SID, please obtain one at the FEMA's Student Identification System website prior to enrollment in the course.

FEMA Course Certification:
Designing Effective Rehabilitation and Reintegration Programs to Address Violent Extremism was developed by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), based at the University of Maryland, and is sponsored with funding through the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Training and Education Division. This course has received FEMA certification and can be found in the National Preparedness Course Catalog. (Course number: AWR-3380-W)

Additional Information: 
To view technical requirements, please view the Canvas guide on computer specifications.

For more information about any of START's trainings please contact the Training Team at training@start.umd.edu or make an online request for more information.

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