CPSE General Resources

  • CFAI Model Information Technology Specifications, CFAI 10th Edition
    The CFAI Information Technology Specifications document identifies the spatial and numerical data, records, and policies referenced in the CFAI accreditation model.
  • CPSE University Host Agreement for Education Courses

    CPSE University Host Agreement explains requirements to host an educational offering at your agency.

  • Vision 20/20 Outcome Measures Guide
    Vision 20/20 Outcome Measures Guide
  • Executing a Strategic Plan
    This presentation is designed to walk you through creating and executing your plan, including a lesson on pivoting when conditions in your community or within your own agency change.
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CPSE Sponsor Webinars

  • Darkhorse Emergency: Answering the Forgotten Question: Using Diagnostic Analytics to Support Continuous Improvement

    Darkhorse Emergency knows leaders are overrun with dashboards, metrics, and data tools. Data is on big screens, in emails, and on smartphones. In spite of all this, actual performance improvements are minimal. Is all this effort wasted? We believe that diagnostic analytics is the missing piece. In this session, we will discuss how to answer common “why” questions: Why is my performance dropping? Why are my incidents increasing? Why are our budget needs growing faster than our population? Participants will learn concrete ways to diagnose issues and apply appropriate interventions. They will have the tools to move from reporting to continuous improvement. 

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  • Esri: Leveraging GIS to Enhance the Fire Service Accreditation Process

    Join Esri for an insightful webinar on harnessing the power of data analysis in the fire service accreditation process. This webinar will focus on the utilization of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to conduct comprehensive risk assessments, establish performance measures, and streamline the accreditation process. Attendees will gain valuable insights into leveraging Esri Solutions, such as the Target Hazard Analysis Solution, a robust GIS tool that facilitates accurate identification and evaluation of potential risks and hazards. Additionally, the webinar will showcase the Esri Fire Accreditation Analysis Solution, designed to assist fire departments in meeting accreditation requirements through data-driven analysis and reporting.

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  • Intterra: Data-Driven Resilience

    Resilience is the crucial process of preparing for, managing, and recovering from various events, including fires, floods, human or natural disasters, or even special events. It involves asking difficult questions and seeking answers that can help departments and communities better handle these situations and bounce back stronger than before. During this webinar Intterra will share their thoughts on why resilience is a cornerstone of preparedness and recovery in the face of various events and disasters. By harnessing the power of data, departments can not only answer the hard questions but also develop robust strategies that protect their personnel, serve their communities, and ensure a brighter, safer future for all. 

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  • FirstWatch: Fire Operations and Accreditation Monitoring and Reporting

    FirstWatch experts will present their knowledge on Fire Operations Analytics/Accreditation Module (FOAM). This FirstWatch module provides Fire Management and Operations teams with comprehensive data analysis, dashboard views, and Annual Compliance Reports, which are based upon the accreditation requirements of CFAI and from any combination of data sources that are required to report on the specific dimensions of importance to you. FOAM continues to evolve, and we are excited to share some of our geo-spatial reporting options.

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  • ImageTrend: Taking the Intimidation out of Community Risk Reduction

    People are at the core of what you do – you consistently strive to protect others and answer the door when duty knocks. So, what can you do to mitigate risks for those around you? Take a deep dive to identify community risks and develop a plan to lessen their impact, aka Community Risk Reduction. Join Tammy Mills as she discusses how data plays an integral role in creating a Community Risk Reduction program.

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  • IAFF: Department Response Capabilities Analysis: From Industry Standards to Workload Analysis

    Safe, efficient, and effective emergency response to a community depends on a fire department’s organization and deployment of resources. This webinar, Fire Department Response Capabilities Analysis: From Industry Standards to Workload Analysis, highlights how the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) conducts response capability and workload assessments for individual jurisdictions.  The aim is to help affiliates inform their fire department and city leaders about resources needed to protect lives and property safely and effectively.

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