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Exercises play a vital role in national preparedness by enabling whole community stakeholders to test and validate plans and capabilities and identify both capability gaps and areas for improvement. A well-designed exercise provides a low-risk environment to test capabilities, familiarize personnel with roles and responsibilities, and foster meaningful interaction and communication across organizations.
The Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) provides a set of guiding principles for exercise programs, as well as a common approach to planning and conducting individual exercises. This methodology applies to exercises in support of all national preparedness mission areas and ensures a consistent and interoperable approach to exercise design and development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning.
There are four steps in evaluation and improvement planning which are the plan and organize the evaluation, observe the exercise and collect data, analyze data, and develop the draft AAA/IP. The exercise planning team and the lead evaluator will make decisions about the evaluation requirements. The second step is to observe the exercise and collect data which can differ between discussion-based exercises and operations-based exercises.
However, to conducting a player Hot Wash after an operations-based exercise, each evaluator should debrief the players and controllers in her observed discipline, either separately or as a large group. So, during conducting the hot wash, evaluators distribute Participant Feedback Forms to get information on perceptions of the exercise, how well each player thought her unit performed, and how well the unit integrated performance with other agencies and other exercise components.
The third step is to analyze data to demonstrated strengths and areas for improvement and will addresses operations based and discussion based exercise separately. The fourth step is to develop the AAR/IP to provides a description of what happened, describes any best practices or strengths, identifies areas for improvement that need to be addressed, and provides recommendations for improvement.
The third chapter explains the improvement planning from steps 5 to 8. During this process, the observations and recommendations recorded in the draft After Action Report (AAR) are resolved through the development of concrete corrective actions that are prioritized, tracked, and analyzed by program managers. The fifth step which is Conduct After Action Conference to present, discuss, and refine the draft AAR, and to develop an IP. The next step is to Identify Corrective Actions to be implemented which is to discussing specific corrective actions to address the observed areas for improvement and associated recommendations identified in the draft AAR. Finalize After Action Conference/ IP includes incorporating the corrections, clarifications, and other feedback provided by participants at the After Action Conference. The last steps is track Implementation of the corrective action in the final AAR/IP. The exercise teams must involve individuals responsible for complying with the CAP process.
The following documents were exercise checklists. The Evaluator checklist part one is to evaluate the objectives and use the scale. Also, there is comments section to evaluate capabilities. The second checklist part II is in narrative form to describe the specific issue. In addition, there is a discussion space to discuss the specific issue and corrective action recommendation to resolve the issue and improve performance.