(a) The director and department may identify and encourage public and private leaders in the Territory to work through the department to develop, administer, and fulfill the requirements of this act, and ensure the provision of public health emergency services and functions.
(b) The director may adopt and administer training certification or credentialing programs for department personnel, ASG agencies, public and private sector partners and volunteers. These programs should be designed to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities in relevant and contemporary areas addressing the response and may be based on:
(1) Basic, core, or technical competencies (and corresponding curriculum) for emergency preparedness and response; or
(2) Professional codes for public health professionals.History: 2007, PL 30-11.