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Next Hot Topics Webinar: New Data for Public Health Workforce Development

In the November session of Hot Topics in Practice, speakers share the results of NWCPHP's 2016 regional public health training needs assessment and discuss how one health department in Washington State is acting on the findings.

In the November session of Hot Topics in Practice, speakers share the results of NWCPHP's 2016 regional public health training needs assessment and discuss how one health department in Washington State is acting on the findings.

November 1, 2016

Public health organizations around the region are eager to recruit and train the next generation of leaders while also preserving institutional knowledge. In the November session of Hot Topics in Practice, speakers from Washington State discuss how new data on training needs can be used to address these workforce issues.

In this one-hour webinar, Luann D’Ambrosio, Associate Director at the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, shares the results of the center’s 2016 regional public health training needs assessment and reviews how the data can support workforce development plans and accreditation activities. Erika Nuerenberg, Assistant Director of the Whatcom County Health Department, shares how her agency used the assessment results to build an organizational training plan and an agency-wide mentoring program that have local and regional applications.

Register today to learn new strategies for jump-starting your agency’s workforce development efforts. Join the conversation on how the data can be used.

Take the Data and Run: Applying New Training Survey Results in Your Organization

Date: November 28, 2016, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)

Intended Audience

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; Administrators and leaders; Public health accreditation coordinators

Presenters

Luann D’Ambrosio, MEd, Associate Director, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Erika Nuerenberg, MPH, Assistant Director, Whatcom County Health Department in Washington State

The Northwest Public Health Training Center, housed within the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice at the University of Washington School of Public Health, is one of ten regional Public Health Training Centers funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service. With this support, Northwest Public Health Training Center identifies public health workforce training needs and opportunities in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.


About Hot Topics in Practice

Hot Topics in Practice is a monthly webinar forum to discuss issues affecting public health practice.

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