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Safety: Practical Strategies While Doing Field Work

Training Overview Audience:Massachusetts local and regional board of health members and staff, health department personnel, community health workers, and anyone interested in learning about personal safety while doing fieldwork Format: Online, self-paced Price: Free Length: 1 hour Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO, RN, RS, National Environmental Health Association REHS/RS Competencies: Communication, Community Dimensions of Practice Learning […]

Restricting Flavored Tobacco Products to Adult-only Retail Tobacco Stores

Training Overview Audience: Massachusetts local and regional board of health members and staff, health department personnel and anyone interested in learning about tobacco control in the state Format: Online, self-paced Price: Free Length: 1 hour Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO, RN, RS, National Environmental Health Association REHS/RS Competencies: Tobacco Control, Policy Development Learning level: Awareness Prerequisites: None […]

Opioid Epidemic and Substance Use Disorder : Local Public Health in Action

Training Overview Audience: Massachusetts local and regional board of health members and staff, health department personnel and anyone interested in learning about how local boards of health can be involved and connected to combat the opioid epidemic Format: Online, self-paced Price: Free Length: 3 hours Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO, RN, RS and REHS/RS Competencies: Community Dimensions […]

Marketing Public Health

Training Overview Audience: Public health professionals and anyone interested in marketing public health Format: Online, self-paced Price: Free Length: 1 hour Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO, RS Competencies: Management Learning level: Awareness Prerequisites: None Companion training: Orientation to Local Public Health in Massachusetts Supplemental materials: •Facilitators Guide (PDF) is available if used in a classroom •Instructions […]

How to Hold a Public Hearing

Training Overview Audience: Massachusetts local and regional board of health members and staff, health department personnel and anyone interested in learning about holding hearings in the state. Format: Online, self-paced Price: Free Length: 1 hour Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO, RS Competencies: Legal Issues Learning level: Awareness Prerequisites: None Companion training: Public Health Law and Legal Issues […]

Holding Effective Meetings

Training Overview Audience: Anyone who has to organize or manage meetings Format: Online, self-paced Price: Free Length: 1 hour Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO Competencies: Communication and Mangement Learning level: Awareness Prerequisites: None Companion training: •Coaching Skills • Onboarding New Employees Supplemental materials: •Facilitators Guide (PDF) is available if used in a classroom •Instructions to navigate the online […]

Grant Writing Basics

Training Overview Audience: Public health professionals and anyone interested in learning about grants Format: Online, self-paced Price: Free Length: 1.5 hours Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO, RS Competencies: Financial Planning and Management Skills Learning level: Awareness Prerequisites: •Logic Models and OutcomeMeasurement •Project Planning Companion training: •Business Planning for Public Health Programs •Developing a Concise Statement of […]

Coaching Skills

Training Overview Audience: Anyone who supervises other employees Format: Online, self-paced Price: Free Length: 0.5 hour Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO, RS Competencies: Management Learning level: Awareness Prerequisites: None Companion training: Onboarding New Employees Supplemental materials: •Facilitators Guide (PDF) is available if used in a classroom •Instructions to navigate the online training. As a manager, you wear two […]

Massachusetts Public Health Inspector Training: Housing

Course Description This course is designed to train public health and housing officials to comprehensively and uniformly enforce housing-related laws and regulations, including State Sanitary Codes (SSC) 105 CMR 400.000: General Administrative Procedures and 410.000: Minimum Standards of Fitness for Human Habitation, which we will refer to as 400 and 410, respectively. Important Dates: This […]