Risk Communication for Special Populations

Course Description:

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe four general strategies to effectively communicate risk to special populations
  • Describe methods to identify and map special population groups and explain why it is important
  • Utilize community leaders to assist in communicating risk to special populations
  • Conduct pre-emergency planning to facilitate communicating risk to special populations
  • Describe guidelines for media accessibility
  • Utilize the following information about each of nine special population groups to avoid and/or solve communication problems during an emergency
  • Potential communication barriers
  • Best methods to deliver the message
  • Person(s) best suited to deliver the message
  • Any special technical or content issues to consider when delivering the message

Intended Audience
anyone responsible for communicating risk to special populations during an emergency situation

Sponsor: Training Source
Training Format: Online course
Publish Date: 2014

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