Self-Paced Trainings

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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Image of Vaccine Vials
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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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
Developed out of a collaboration from the Western Region Public Health Training Center, Children's Clinics, Arizona Department of Child Safety, and Arizona LEND, this presentation includes an overview of Children's Clinics, and Children's Rehabilitative Services, and background information on Spina Bifida and Cerebral Palsy, including medical implications, education and health systems, active life and support, and home care and treatment.
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Continuing Education Credits:
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View of mailboxes along a rural dirt road
This course introduces health disparities facing rural America and some of the determinants of health that factor into the health status of rural communities.
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Continuing Education Credits:
None
This training provides an overview of planning and developing a program evaluation and includes a virtual role play, where you will have a chance to apply the knowledge and skills learned.  
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None
Immigrant
Learners will develop an awareness of the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual violence specific to immigrant populations to be able to implement appropriate interventions for victims of domestic and sexual violence.​
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Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH
Learn common nutritional challenges refugees face upon resettlement. Recognize difficulties refugees encounter upon arrival to a new food environment. Apply strategies to help refugees overcome common nutrition challenges.  
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Continuing Education Credits:
None
This course introduces factors that increase risk of obesity in Hmong and other Southeast Asian communities in the United States.
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Provides an overview of homelessness and food insecurity, discussing the benefits and barriers associated with creating a food program for the homeless.  Various food programs in the United States are highlighted as examples, and resources for starting food programs for the homeless are provided.
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Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CPEU
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Become familiar with a variety of food programs that can be used at Farmers’ Markets while learning the benefits of Farmers’ Markets and ways to promote Farmers’ Markets within your community.
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Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CPEU
Wheelchair ramp
Toward Universal Design is a 3-part series starting with a presentation given by Dr. Amanda Kraus, followed by an archived version of a live question and answer session, and finishing with a panel discussion with people discussing their experience living with a disability. Universal design refers to an over-arching set of ideals to create buildings, environments, products and activities that are Universally accessible to all members of society. While this is a hefty goal, this module will help individuals to understand its importance from a disability standpoint.
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Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CNE
Social media on Smartphone
Jon Ford discusses effective ways to share information and resources with your community through social media. 
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Continuing Education Credits:
None
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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Continuing Education Credits:
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This course will demystify Arizona's Medical Marijuana Act and familiarize health professionals with information and resources helpful in consulting patients regarding the use of medical marijuana. Because physicians are gatekeepers in the proper implementation of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Program, it is imperative that health professionals understand the law's provisions and the medical marijuana program's requirements.
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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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Continuing Education Credits:
None
Smartphone screen with health-related app icons
This training discusses the use of Mobile Health Apps to enhance nutrition intervention.  The training will lead you through best practices to use when introducing health apps to clients and presents a screening tool that can be used to gauge the usefulness of various Health Apps for your clients.  During part two of this training you will participate in a simulated role play experience introducing a Health App to your client.
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Continuing Education Credits:
CHES CECH CPEU
Unhealthy food choices
Professor Dale Kunkel presents compelling research on how marketing is used to reach children as a target audience. The issue, however, is not that children are being targeted by marketing campaigns, but that these marketing campaigns feature unhealthy food choices. Hosted by Dr. Doug Taren.
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None
Wheelchair access sign
Talk and Discussion with Andy Imparato, Executive Director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities and nationally known disability policy leader.
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None
Physician writing prescription
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Continuing Education Credits:
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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.
Continuing Education Credits:
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

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