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In The News

RLEA offers new CIT course, new use-of-force training

CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) offered its first 40-hour Crisis Intervention Training course Aug. 13 through 17. As of April 2018, the course is a new state requirement for officers seeking intermediate certifications; those without an intermediate certificate or higher will need to complete the course within two years and take an update every four.

CAPCOG General Assembly to set budget in September

CAPCOG’s General Assembly meeting is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 at the Wyndham Garden Austin, 3401 South IH 35 Frontage Road in Austin where its General Assembly representatives will consider the 2019 Fiscal Year Budget and elect the committee charged with recommending next year’s Executive Committee membership.

Striking a Balance Conference balances caregiving, self-caring

This year’s Striking a Balance Conference conducted by the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) will feature Dr. Barry Jacobs, a clinical psychologist, family therapist and author of “The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers: Looking After Yourself and Your Family While Helping an Aging Parent”.

Disaster debris workshop empowers governments with pre-planning

CAPCOG will host a workshop on Planning for Disaster Debris Management from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 to help prepare communities for mitigating trash and rubble caused by natural and man-made incidents. The workshop will be at CAPCOG’s offices, 6800 Burleson Building 310, Suite 165, in Austin.

AAACAP enlightens professional care managers

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a division of CAPCOG, is conducting a seminar for professional care managers and counselors so they can promote more positive caregiving support interventions throughout the region. The three-hour seminar starts at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24 in Room 1.108 at the JJ Pickle Research Center, 10100 Burnet Road in Austin.

CAPCOG hosts Connected Nation to discuss rural broadband issues

Connected Nation, a nationwide nonprofit that helps expand broadband Internet, will bring together state and federal agencies with local leaders to discuss issues related to broadband infrastructure development and broadband adoption rates in rural communities. CAPCOG will host Connected Nation to conduct the meeting from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 at its offices, 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310 Suite 165 in Austin.

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Upcoming Events

Aug
22

Meeting: CAECD Strategic Advisory Committee

The Capital Area Emergency Communications District's Strategic Advisory Committee will meet to assist in planning and reviewing policies and infrastructure for operating emergency communications.

Aug
23

Connected Nation: Rural Broadband Meeting

Connected Nation, a nationwide nonprofit that helps expand broadband Internet, is bringing together state, federal and local leaders to discuss issues related to broadband infrastructure development and broadband adoption rates in rural communities.

Aug
24

Professional Care Managers’ Training: Honoring the Mission

The Area Agency on Aging is hosting a professional care managers’ training, Honoring the Mission: Counseling to Promote Positive Caregiving. The conference will bring two national speakers to discuss issues related to long-term care for patients and their effects on the professional care manager.

Aug
25

Striking a Balance Caregiver Conference: 17th Annual Conference

The 2018 Striking a Balance Caregiver Conference will bring together local resources and national speakers to aid and educate family caregivers about their own caregiving situations. The 17th annual conference will feature a keynote speaker and several breakout sessions on various caregiving topics that will be led by experts and volunteer leaders.

Sep
6

Meeting: Homeland Security Task Force

The Capital Area Council of Governments Homeland Security Task Force, which meets the first Thursday of every month, will meet to discuss regional homeland security initiatives.

Sep
12

Meeting: CAPCOG Executive Committee

The Executive Committee, CAPCOG's governing body, meets the second Wednesday of each month to conduct agency business.

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