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?
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.
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