The National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) will hold its 2018 Annual Conference on August 8-10, 2018 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The theme for the conference is “Strengthening the Public Health Voice: Boards Rally in Raleigh.” The conference will bring together attendees to share information about critical public health issues and provide resources and information focused around the six functions of public health governance.
Join the Public Health Foundation (PHF) for the following session at the conference:
Our Existing and Future Public Health Workforce: Important Roles for Boards of Health
Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 1:15-2:15pm EDT
Description: What do we know about our current public health workforce? How is the workforce changing? What are roles of Boards of Health in helping to assure a skilled and competent workforce? During this session, workforce trends will be presented and discussed, focusing on local public health agencies. Participants will have an opportunity to explore changes occurring in the workforce numbers, desired skills and competencies, and recruitment and retention strategies. In addition, participants will explore the role of Boards of Health in supporting their local public health agency workforce and enabling the workforce to develop the skills and competence needed to meet current and future needs.
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