Online Program

Strengthening the Public Health System: The Work of the Public Health Training Centers

Monday, November 4, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session covers a variety of topics that are linked by a common theme of competency based public health workforce training. Five different Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded Public Health Training Centers (PHTCs) around the country will share different programs and experiences relating to the education of public health professionals in areas that are of interest to their particular niche of workers. The session will demonstrate innovative and creative ways of addressing public health issues.
Session Objectives: Explain the purpose and scopes of the Public Health Training Centers. Identify public health competencies associated with each program. Describe different methods of training that can be used to reach varying public health workforce audiences.
Sharon Ravid, MPH, CPH
Sharon Ravid, MPH, CPH

Religious competency in public health   
Jennifer Kolker, MPH
Taking the training to the people: Workforce development for rural public health   
Manjusha Saxena, MPH, Wesley Epplin, MPH and Sophie Naji, MPHc
Design and delivery of a competency-based public health workforce training curriculum   
Jennifer Tsoi, MPH, Sharon Ravid, MPH, CPH, Kathleen MacVarish, RS, MS and Hope Kenefick, MSW, PhD
Parent ambassador program: A model for expanding the public health workforce to effect school wellness plans   
Sofia Gomez, Martín Celaya, BSHS, MPH Candidate, Mariah Silk, MPH, Bob England, MD, MPH, Jill De Zapien, Cecilia Rosales, MD, MS, David Dawley, MPH, Raymond Andrade, EdD, Maribel Tobar, MS, Erich Healy, BA and Douglas Taren, PhD, MS

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Health Administration, Community-Based Public Health Caucus, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)