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Healthy Homes Training for Professionals Near Spokane, Washington

Professionals near Spokane, Washington who conduct in-home visits or inspection services are invited to attend the "Essentials for Healthy Homes" training on September 17–18, 2012.

Professionals near Spokane, Washington who conduct in-home visits or inspection services are invited to attend the "Essentials for Healthy Homes" training on September 17–18, 2012.

August 21, 2012

Professionals near Spokane, Washington who conduct in-home visits or inspection services are invited to attend the "Essentials for Healthy Homes" training on September 17–18, 2012. This two-day course provides tools for professionals such as public health nurses, property managers, and pest control workers who routinely conduct home visits.

At the end of this training, participants will:

  • Understand the many reasons a healthy home is important to personal health
  • Know how to create healthier indoor environments
  • Gain in-depth knowledge and insight on maintaining a healthy home
  • Gather new skills to work cooperatively with occupants and partners

“Essentials for Healthy Homes” is led by Charles Treser, MPH, DAAS and Aileen Gagney, MA, MFA, GA-C, HHS. Treser is a Senior Lecturer in the University of Washington School of Public Health's Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences. He is also Principal Investigator on a cooperative agreement between the Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs and the CDC. Gagney serves as the Environmental and Lung Health Program Manager at the American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific, and as Director of the Master Home Environmentalist© program. Gagney also holds a strong commitment to working with others in service as the Executive Director for CLEARCorps Pacific Northwest (an AmeriCorps program) and operates her own consulting business in Seattle, Washington.

Training Cost and Registration

Course materials and instruction are funded by Environmental Protection Agency. A $25 registration fee covers lunch and refreshments for two days. Participants may also choose to take the optional Healthy Home Specialist Credential Exam upon course completion. The fee for the exam is $150 for National Environmental Health Association members and $205 for non-members.

For more information, see the "Essentials for Healthy Homes" event page.

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