Systems Thinking Resources

Live, Online and Coaching Options for System Thinkings

NEPHTC's Systems Thinking Training Program has three modalities.  We have developed this handy guide to explain the program options.  If your health department or organization is interested in running a systems thinking training, please contact Karla Todd, NEPHTC Program Manager, at toddks@bu.edu. Download the NEPHTC Systems Thinking Training Program Guide here.  

Self-Paced Training: Introduction to Systems Thinking

About this course This self-study course introduces learners to the fundamental tools of Systems Thinking. Systems thinking provides a framework for identifying and addressing the underlying causes of complex problems. This approach minimizes responding to problem symptoms and the associated unintended consequences of quick fixes. This training will provide an overview of key... More

2019 NNPHI Annual Conference – Systems Thinking Training Program, with a Plan for Action

Systems Thinking provides a framework to understand and solve complex problems by identifying and addressing underlying causes of the problems. This approach minimizes responding to problem symptoms and their unintended consequences. This one-hour online training introduces participants to the systems approach and three systems thinking tools.   View the entire poster for Systems Thinking Training Program, More

Todd Highlights Systems Thinking Results at National Conference for Health Departments

Karla Todd, Senior Program Manager Training Specialist for New England Public Health Training Center, led a session at the NACCHO Annual Conference in Orlando.  This year’s conference emphasized the theme, Improving the Nation’s Health through Public and Private Partnerships.  Todd’s session, co-authored with Hope Kenefick, NEPHTC Evaluator, and Julia Ross, More