You are here: Home / Training / Trainings We Offer / Hot Topics / Hot Topics Archive

Hot Topics Archive

Find all episodes of Hot Topics (Hot Topics in Practice), previously Hot Topics in Preparedness, aired since 2004.
Assessing a Public Health Workforce Using National Tools and Standards

Assessing a Public Health Workforce Using National Tools and Standards

In the July session of Hot Topics, representatives from Montana’s public health system discuss the policy, administrative, and human resource techniques they are employing to strengthen their statewide system.

Read more

Making the Case for Foundational Public Health Services

Making the Case for Foundational Public Health Services

June 24, 2014. In the June session of Hot Topics, Barry Kling, MSPH, explains an initiative in Washington State to secure sustainable public health funding.

Read more

Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences at Local Health Jurisdictions

Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences at Local Health Jurisdictions

May 27, 2014. In the May session of Hot Topics, leaders from Washington’s Comprehensive Health Education Foundation explain the statewide plans to coordinate efforts to address adverse childhood experiences.

Read more

Putting Health on the Map: Using Data to Build New Partnerships

Putting Health on the Map: Using Data to Build New Partnerships

April 15, 2014. In this one hour webinar, Muriel DeLaVergne-Brown, Public Health Director for Crook County, Oregon, shares how her agency used data to cultivate new partnerships and financing for better walking and biking trails.

Read more

A Healthy Dose: Strengthening Reach and Impact of Community Strategies

A Healthy Dose: Strengthening Reach and Impact of Community Strategies

March 25, 2014. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, evaluation specialists from Group Health Research Institute explain how to strengthen the reach and impact of community health strategies.

Read more

Health Care Reform In the Northwest (Part Two)

Health Care Reform In the Northwest (Part Two)

February 26, 2014. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, public health leaders from Idaho, Washington, and Wyoming discuss the impacts of the Affordable Care Act in their states during part two of a special two-part series exploring health care reform around the region.

Read more

Health Care Reform In the Northwest (Part One)

Health Care Reform In the Northwest (Part One)

January 22, 2014. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, public health leaders from Oregon discuss the impacts of the Affordable Care Act in their state during part one of a special two-part series exploring health care reform around the region.

Read more

Hookah Lounges Today. Marijuana or E-cigarette Lounges Tomorrow?

Hookah Lounges Today. Marijuana or E-cigarette Lounges Tomorrow?

December 17, 2013. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, representatives from four health jurisdictions in Washington State discuss their experiences developing policies and enforcing laws to promote smoke-free air in public places.

Read more

Lessons from the Fertilizer Plant Explosion in West, Texas

Lessons from the Fertilizer Plant Explosion in West, Texas

November 19, 2013. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Bruce Clements, the Public Health Preparedness Director at the Texas Department of State Health Services, shares the incredible story of community resilience and heroism during the immediate response to a chemical explosion.

Read more

Drill of the Dead: Using Zombie Scenarios to Train Community Partners

Drill of the Dead: Using Zombie Scenarios to Train Community Partners

October 22, 2013. In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, emergency preparedness leaders from Montana share their unique experience using a zombie-themed exercise to enhance community preparedness.

Read more

From Data to Desk: Translating Needs Assessments into Targeted Employee Training

From Data to Desk: Translating Needs Assessments into Targeted Employee Training

September 24, 2013. In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, three workforce development specialists share their tips for assessing staff training needs and implementing training plans.

Read more

From Plan to Practice: Helping Transportation Policies Hit the Streets

From Plan to Practice: Helping Transportation Policies Hit the Streets

August 27, 2013. In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Brendon Haggerty discusses "complete streets" policies and how public health agencies can use them to influence transportation planing for health.

Read more