Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

Books used in the BT-ERA Curriculum

(Current as of Summer 2018)

American Psychological Association. (2009). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
(ISBN-13: 978-1433805615)
ERA 3013 - Multi-Agency response to Emergency / Critical Events
(APA Manual)
ERA 3023 - Multi Agency Personnel Oversight Strategies
Ivancevich, J. M., & Konopaske, R. (2013). Human resource management (12th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
(ISBN-13: 978-0078029127)
ERA 3043 - Community relations during Crisis: theory and Practice
Fearn-Banks, K. (2017). Crisis communication: A casebook approach (5th ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.
ISBN-13: 978-1138923737
ERA 3053 - COOP/COG and Public Safety Contingency Planningg
  (APA Manual)
ERA 3063 - Introduction to Terrorism
Pichtel, J. (2016). Terrorism and WMDs: Awareness and response (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
ISBN-13: 9781498738989
ERA 3133 - Strategic Planning and Analysis on Public Safety Agenciess
Bryson, J.M. (2011). Strategic planning for public and nonprofit organizations: A guide to strengthening and sustaining organizational achievement (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
(ISBN-13: 978-0470392515)
ERA 3143 - Leadership in Public Safetyty
Northouse, P.G. (2016). Leadership: Theory and practice (7th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.
(ISBN-13: 978-1483317533)
ERA 3153 - Public Safety Cap & Perf
Immordino, K.M. (2009). Organizational Assessment and Improvement in the Public Sector. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
(ISBN-13: 978-1420084207)
ERA 3533 - Technical Research and Design for Emergency Responders
Creswell, J.W., and Creswell, J.D. (2018). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods approaches (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1506386706
ERA 4003 - Tactical Emergency Managementt
Waugh, J.L. Jr., & Tierney, K. (Eds.). (2007). Emergency management: Principles and practice for local government (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: International City/County Management.
(ISBN-13: 978-0873267199)
ERA 4013 - Technical Dissemination of Emergency Public Information
  Fearn-Banks, K. (2017). Crisis communication: A casebook approach (5th ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.
ISBN-13: 978-1138923737
ERA 4023 - Ethical Practices in Emergency Response Professionalss
ERA 4023 Ethical Practices in Emergency Response Personnel with: Thiroux, J.P., & Krasemann, K.W. (2015). Ethics: Theory and practice (updated 11th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc.
(ISBN-13: 978-0133804058)
Lewis, C.W., & Gilman, S.C. (2012). The ethics challenge in public service (3rd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
(ISBN: 978-0131218567)
ERA 4123 - International Assessment and Response to Crisis
Coppola, D.P. (2011). Introduction to international disaster management (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Elsevier, Inc.
(ISBN-13: 978-0123821744)
ERA 4133 - Legal Issues Facing Emergency Response Agencies
Varone, J.C. (2014). Legal considerations for fire & emergency services (3rd ed.). Tulsa, OK: PennWell Corporation.
(ISBN-13: 978-1593703479)
ERA 4213 - Advanced Occupational Proficiency for Emergency Providers
  (APA Manual)
ERA 4223 - Emergency Responder Professional Development t
  (APA Manual)
ERA 4323 - Practicum
  (APA Manual)
ERA 4343 - Public Safety Grant Writing g
  Ward, D. (2012). Writing grant proposals that win (4th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.
(ISBN: 978-1449604677)
ERA 4523- Critical Incident Psychology for Public Safety
Ritchie, E. C., Watson, P., & Friedman, M. (Eds.). (2006). Interventions following mass violence and disasters: Strategies for mental health practice. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
(ISBN-13: 978-1593855895)
Figley, C.R. (Ed.). (2002). Treating compassion fatigue. New York, NY: Brunner-Routledge.
(ISBN-13: 978-1583910535)

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