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Your Opinion Matters: Tell Us About Your Training Needs

NWCPHP is pleased to announce that the online survey about our region public health workforce training needs is now open! This survey helps NWCPHP better provide trainings and tools based on the real-life needs of public health professionals.
Your Opinion Matters: Tell Us About Your Training Needs

Participants in NWCPHP's Management Certificate training program.

NWCPHP is pleased to announce that the online survey about our regional public health workforce training needs is now open! This survey helps NWCPHP better provide trainings and tools based on the real-world needs of public health professionals.

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February 5, 2013

Why should I take this survey?

This is a survey about what types of training you would you like to have available to you. NWCPHP provides many types of training, including online courses at no cost, in-person trainings, and webinars. We want to make sure that we offer trainings to meet your needs. Plus, we provide state-specific data to our regional partners, which can help them determine training needs specific to their workforce. Your answers show us the emerging issues and high priority topics throughout the region.

What do I need to do?

Take 10 to 15 minutes to fill out an online survey to tell us what is important to you. The survey is now available for local, state, and tribal health departments and community partners to voice their preferred training topics and formats. The survey will close on March 4, 2013.

How will my answers be used?

Your survey answers are aggregated to inform the development of NWCPHP’s future training offerings. NWCPHP also uses the results to compile reports for each state in our region that help managers and supervisors build training plans for their staff.

Luann D’Ambrosio, Associate Director, encourages all public health workers in the six-state region to complete the survey adding, “Many workplace settings have required trainings, but this survey is an opportunity to weigh in on your training priorities.”

Can I share this survey link with others?

If your colleagues haven't received links to the survey from their health department or organization, please send them this link. Some organizations in our region have asked to send it out themselves, so we apologize for any duplicate requests you or your colleagues receive. The more input we gather, the better we can provide trainings that are relevant.

The survey was designed based on the Council on Linkages core competencies for public health professionals, which includes skills in the following areas: analytics and assessment, policy development, program planning, communication, community dimensions of practice, public health science, financial planning, management, leadership, and systems thinking. For more information about the assessment, please contact Luann D’Ambrosio.

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