Learning & Resources
We produce diverse training opportunities and share resources to increase the public health workforce’s understanding of issues influencing community health and help public health professionals gain the skills and knowledge they need to increase their effectiveness.
WSPHA Professional Development Activities
WSPHA Annual Conference (formerly known as the Joint Conference on Health)
Competencies and Assessment Tools
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES COMPETENCIES
Succession Planning and Management Local Public (John Wiesman, Director, Clark County Public Health), Nov 2012
Succession Planning Matrix (Clark County Matrix)
Best Practice Agency Assessment (National Association of County and City Health Officials)
Advocacy & Policy Resources
Public Health Partner Resources
STATEWIDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS
We work in collaboration with numerous state agencies and universities to assess public health workforce needs and develop appropriate trainings for the diverse community of professionals working in public health and related fields.
Washington State Department of Health
SmartPH Learning Management System (available to local public health, the Department of Health, and tribes)
University of Washington
Public Health- Seattle and King County
Community Tool Box – University of Kansas
PublicHealth.org – Master’s in Public Health Degree Information
Public Health Online – In-depth guide for those looking for reliable, expert-driven information on careers and academic programs in health education.
Public Health Training Center – Contains many courses, linked with public health competencies and emergency preparedness capabilities.
Training Finder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN) – Nation’s premier learning resource for professionals who protect the public’s health.
CDC Learning Connection – Many training resources provided and are all free.
MPH Programs List – This website includes over 130+ courses (and growing!) in public health and public health related fields such as epidemiology, disease, biostatistics, social and behavioral sciences and more.