TAP Train Associates Pacific

TAP (Training Associates Pacific, LLC) is a human resource development organization registered in the U.S. in Washington State. TAP associates form a global network of professionals who advise on, design, and facilitate state-of-the-art participatory live- and on-line learning events, customized courses, and training materials in the United States, Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and Europe.

CDPEP

Community Disaster Public Education and Preparedness Program

It has been proven time and time again.  Communities well prepared for natural, or man-made disasters (e.g. toxic waste or petroleum spills) can dramatically reduce the loss of life and the damage and destruction that can result from a disaster.  How well do we in North Mason County understand the potential impact of climate change?  What efforts are we making to reduce the potential impact of natural or man-made disasters?  How well prepared are we to respond if a disaster does occur? Are communication systems, transportation routes, emergency shelters adequate?  At the family and community level do we know what to do in an emergency?  Do we know where to go if our homes are damaged or destroyed or threatened by a wild fire?

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Human Resource Management

 Human Resource Management Workshop

TAP human resource development workshops are designed with flexibility to incorporate organizational and individual participant needs as they are discovered.  The workshop covers:     Job Descriptions and Recruitment; Gender Equity; Policies and Procedures; HRD System/Process/Cycle; HRM Issues; Organizational Behavior; External and Internal Trainings;  and Staff Reduction & Termination.  Optional resume writing,  performance appraisal, staff orientation and coaching sessions are also offered.   The group  experiences a variety of methodologies (brainstorming, presentations, small group work,  role play, simulation, case study) and uses the card and chart technique to develop four workshops based on the needs of the staff of a hypothetical organization  they create.  

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Training and Facilitation

The TOT (Training of Trainers)  
TAP TOTs are hands-on, active courses.  Each participant from every organization produces one three-day workshop design and one 90 minute session design as well as practices role play, case study, facilitation, demonstration, presentation, flip chart writing and card and chart skills. It is our belief that a good TOT

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Disaster Management

Capacity Building in Emergency Services Management
Disaster Mitigation & Disaster Risk Reduction; Emergency Preparedness; Disaster/Emergency Response;  Disaster Recovery: and Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
 
Disaster Mitigation focuses on long-term measures for reducing or eliminating risk. The implementation of mitigation strategies can be considered a part of the recovery process if applied after a disaster occurs. Mitigating measures can be structural or non-structural. Structural measures use technological solutions, like flood levees. Non-structural measures

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Organizational Development

 

Proposal Writing  

By the end of the proposal writing workshop, all organizations represented are to produce at least one draft of a proposal they need to or want to write to get funding.  It takes commitment from the participants to put in long hours, but they are usually captivated, challenged and absorbed by the "Goal Oriented Project Planning" project design process.  They learn how

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Strategic Planning

GOPP Strategic Planning

Goal Oriented Objective Planning (GOPP) is a project planning and management method that encourages participatory planning and analysis throughout the project cycle through a series of  workshops. The technique requires stakeholders to come together to set priorities and plan for implementation and monitoring. The main output of a GOPP session is a project planning matrix, which stakeholders build together. The purpose of GOPP is to undertake participatory, objective-oriented planning that

 

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Courses, Workshops & Seminars

Some Courses TAP conducts are...

Emergency Management; Training and Facilitation; Career Planning; Managing Small Groups; Teambuilding and Transition; Strategic Planning (SPIF, PCM/ZOPP, GOPP); Development Principles and Practices; Interpersonal and Organizational Communication; Project Planning Management, Monitoring & Evaluation; Conflict Management and Transformation;

 

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TAP (Training Associates Pacific, LLC) is a human resource development organization registered in the U.S. in Washington State. TAP associates form a global network of professionals who advise on, design, and facilitate state-of-the-art participatory live- and on-line learning events, customized courses, and training materials in the United States, Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and Europe.