Self-Paced Trainings

Jon Ford discusses effective ways to share information and resources with your community through social media. 
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This module provides an introduction to strategic planning. It includes: 1) an overview of terminology,2) a background about the benefits and uses of strategic planning, 3) and a description of a methodology for conducting planning in simple contexts. It concludes with examples of strategic plansfrom public health and other agencies.
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Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH
The purpose of this online short course is to provide students with a brief history of dental health for children, to address key issues in dental health for the maternal and child health population, and to connect MCH public health professionals with available disease preventive services.
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH
Skateboarding has become increasingly popular. Many local parks & recreation, as well as public health organizations will benefit from learning about the skateboarding culture including; skateboarding lingo, skateboard park design and maintenance, and policy and regulation information connected to the culture.  This course provides learners with information that will aid in understanding the culture of skateboarding and the policies centered around skateboard parks.  Information about different aspects of skateboarding, park design, and statistics are provided.
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This short informational video discusses strategies that public health professionals can use in directing individuals in using the My Plate food model in cooperation with the Mediterranean Diet model in promoting healthy food choices for families. 
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This presentation will discuss crisis intervention, emotional intelligence and how to work with patients in crisis.
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Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
Managing the change process within public health organizations is important to ensure improved organizational performance. However, the change process poses formidable challenges. Managers are also facing increased pressure to respond to environmental influences and provide the necessary leadership to their organizations in the change process. In fact, managing organizational change has become a key competency for healthcare managers. In this talk, best practices to establish a change-oriented organization with the culture and capacity for change will be emphasized, including the importance of assessing and addressing change readiness.
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Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
Five trainings grouped together to give you a resource of strategies and tools for implementing public health nutrition and physical activity programs at various stages in the life cycle.  
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
This training reviews the normal physiology of breastfeeding and the benefits of increasing breastfeeding rates. Policies specific to breastfeeding promotion are reviewed including paid parental leave, Baby Friendly Hospitals, Policies in the Workplace and Community.  Breastfeeding disparities and progress made to improve breastfeeding rates in the WIC program are also discussed. 
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Heather Pierucki
Helping Hands Hawai‘i administers numerous programs that benefit Hawai‘i’s people, with a special focus on programs that help people who are dealing with multiple problems of homelessness, substance abuse and mental illness. Within Helping Hands Hawai‘i are several Behavioral Health Programs including Community Based Case Management and Care Coordination,  a Housing First Project called Hawai‘i Pathways Project, funded through Hawai‘i Department of Health’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (ADAD), and Representative Payee, a money management program for clients who receive Social Security or Veterans benefits. Helping Hands Hawai‘i uses the Housing First model to prioritize housing first, then implement wrap-around support, treatment, and life skill services that are necessary to help individuals to stabilize, improve their quality of life and maintain housing.
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Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
Given that not all statewide public health systems include local health departments (LHD), it is important to provide educational materials regarding public health practice for local health officials in these systems. 
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This course is a modified version of the "You Are The Key to HPV Cancer Prevention" presentation by the CDC, augmented by a role-play exercise to assess learning.  In this course, you will learn suggested ways of engaging with your patients and their children about the benefits of HPV vaccination.
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Continuing Education Credits:
None
Petroglyph family
This four part webinar series was recorded and is available online.  Each 1 hour session highlights specific nutrition programs for Native American and Pacific Islander Communities.
Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE CPEU
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Talk and Discussion with Andy Imparato, Executive Director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities and nationally known disability policy leader.
Continuing Education Credits:
None
Telemedicine
Dr. Bruce Bethancourt hosts a free webinar discussing the significance in high tech and high touch in transitions of care.
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None
Mom and baby
Is your health agency interested in preventing chronic disease? There is growing evidence that nutrition and growth in early life has an impact on chronic disease in adulthood.
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None
Healthy lifestyle
This course is designed for any community health worker, regardless of years of experience or the type of outreach in which they are engaged and employs case studies, pre- and post-tests, self-assessment exercises, and more.
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None
This webinar reviews the geopolitical history of the Freely Associated States (Micronesia, Palau, Marshall Islands) and the United States; provides an update on efforts to reestablish access to Medicaid for Compact of Free Association (COFA) citizens from these countries who are legally residing in the US; and shares state-specific examples of effective methods to outreach to COFA communities and to overcome health literacy challenges.
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None
The goal of this webinar series is to explore Holistic Admissions as an evidence-based strategy to diversify the health workforce, specifically the nursing workforce in schools of nursing. 
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None
Young adults - ACA
Byron Lewis then discusses the best practices in regards to educating the public on the Affordable Care Act.
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None
Several women’s health conditions are common, but they do not have to be because they are treatable or preventable. In this webinar Dr. Sandra Combs, Psychiatrist at COPE Community Behavioral Health Services in Tucson, Arizona, explores the causes and symptoms, evidence-based screening recommendations, treatment options, and tips for preventing or reducing the severity of depression. This information can help you improve health among women in your community.
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None

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