Instructor Knowledge and Experience Outline (IKE)
Domain 1: Content Knowledge
Instructors have and interest in different emergency preparedness activities; have practical experience in emergency preparedness of small groups and families, and creating plans and training materials.
- Key events in the history of emergency preparedness in the U.S.
- Major works of emergency preparedness
- Promotion of activities
- Safety and emergency procedures
- Program evaluation
- Background in subjects with historic and traditional importance in preparedness
Domain 2: Leadership Strategies
Instructors understand several ways of training different activities; have practical experience in creating of instructional plans and materials.
- Leadership styles
- Group dynamics
- Teaching styles
- Facilitation and transference
- Assessment and evaluation
- Ethics of leadership
- Decision making and problem-solving
- Lesson plan development
Domain 3: Safety and Positive Impact
Instructors understand the ideas of leading safe activities and can transfer knowledge in positive and constructive ways.
- Ethical conduct
- Hazard evaluation
- Meal planning & nutrition
- Health & sanitation
Domain 4: Experiential Skills and Field Experience
Instructors understand the techniques, equipment and safety procedures associated with a variety of preparedness activities, have taken learned, practiced and refined skills, and have gained practical experience leading activities and teaching skills in small groups.
- Development of personal skills in selected activities
- Knowledge of the application of activity techniques
- Familiarity with equipment and clothing required in selected activities
- Understanding of the safety procedures of selected activities
- Experience in teaching and/or leading activities
- Field experience in leading small group activities