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Developing a Public Health Research & Applications Agenda: Tools for the 21st Century

September 16, 2010

 

In 1998, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) began developing a plan that could lead to a national public health research agenda. Subsequently, a Council on Linkages ad hoc committee developed a framework using both Healthy People 2010 objectives...

 

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Results from the 2006 Council on Linkages Survey on Use of the Public Health Competencies

September 15, 2010

 

According to a 2006 Council on Linkages survey on use of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) by  academic institutions, over 90% of survey respondents stated that they had integrated the Core Competencies into their curricula. Out of 237 schools of public health,...

 

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Council on Linkages: Distance Learning in Public Health

September 6, 2010

 

​In the article entitled Council On Linkages: Distance Learning In Public Health, ​Dennis McDowell and Nona Gibbs indicate that distance learning (also referred to as "taking training to the learner") is an increasingly popular tool for retraining the public health workforce, especially at a time when...

 

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North Carolina - Public Health Professionals' Self Assessment

September 2, 2010

 

The North Carolina Public Health Academy created a general public health professionals assessment tool aimed at helping public health professionals discover their level of competence on key dimensions of public health practice.

 

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Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, CA - Competency Framework

September 2, 2010

 

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, CA developed a competency framework for its 4,000 employees using the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice's Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals' eight domain framework as a starting point. The purpose of the competency...

 

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Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals: Examples of Use...

September 1, 2010

 

​This document outlines how public health practice organizations and academic institutions have used and/or are using the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals to conduct workforce needs assessments, develop discipline-specific competencies, review curricula, and refine personnel system...

 

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Using the Model for Improvement to Enhance Core Competencies Proficiency

August 31, 2010

 

This resource shows how Olmsted County Public Health Service in MN used the Model for Improvement to increase knowledge about the Council on Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals amongst its Leadership Council Members and staff. ####​

 

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