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Training Needs Assessments

to measure training preferences and core competencies.

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Continuing Education & Trainings

that are innovative and skill-based, to address gaps identified by training needs assessments.

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Student Project Stipends

to support students conducting public health projects in our region.

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  • Social media is an ever-growing outlet that allows people to share whatever they would like with others around the world. Organizations are easily able to spread information about any topic to a very wide audience using social media. This can make sharing health resources and information with...

  • Este curso presenta conocimientos básicos y habilidades útiles para ayudar y responder a las víctimas de violencia sexual.  El curso consta de seis módulos a su propio ritmo, que incluyen actividades de reflexión, videos, preguntas de autocomprobación y un escenario de juego de roles. Se incluye...

  • The LGBTQ+ population faces disproportionate health risks. Stigma, discrimination, and a general lack of understanding of specific needs of the LGBTQ+ population reduces access to safe healthcare and services. Learn about health disparities faced by the LGBTQ+ population and the health...

  • Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a brief psychotherapeutic intervention to increase the likelihood of a patient considering, initiating, and maintaining specific change strategies to reduce harmful behavior. This course will help tobacco cessation coaches and specialists, nurses, medical, and...

  • There are many factors related to the prevention and treatment of mental health disorders and substance use disorders, and there is developing evidence that nutrition plays a role. This series of modules is designed to introduce evidence connecting nutrition to the treatment and prevention of...

  • This training discusses the benefits of mentoring and presents motivational interviewing as an approach for mentors to guide mentees in clarifying their goals and values and for enhanced communication. We also present considerations for ethical practices in mentoring relationships, choosing a...

  • This course introduces basic knowledge and skills useful in assisting and responding to victims of sexual violence.  The course consists of six self-paced modules, which include reflection activities, videos, self-check questions, and a role-play scenario. A collection of comprehensive resources...

  • Motivational Interviewing is a communication technique that helps empower patients to make desired behavior changes to improve their health. Available literature demonstrates the use of motivational interviewing in patients with diabetes significantly enhances adherence to treatment...

  • This training will prepare you for your role as a new supervisor in the public health field. We'll start with tips to get you started in your first weeks on the job, then present ways to develop your supervisory skills over time. You will learn ways to build trust with your team and gain ideas...