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Use of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals for Health Department Performance Improvement and Public Health Accreditation Board Accreditation

June 30, 2016

 

​The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) are a consensus set of foundational skills for the broad practice of public health and are used by public health professionals and organizations across the country. To help guide future work related to the Core Competencies,...

 

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Recruitment and Retention: What’s Influencing the Decisions of Public Health Workers?

February 22, 2016

 

In 2010, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) conducted a survey to explore recruitment and retention within the US public health workforce. The survey considered factors that influenced individuals’ decisions to take and remain in jobs in the public...

 

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Workforce Assessment Final Report - Montana Public Health and Human Services Public Health and Safety Division

March 12, 2015

 

​​In 2013, the Montana Public Health and Human Services’ Public Health and Safety Division (PHSD) conducted an assessment to measure the competency of its workforce and determine training and educational priorities for its employees. To accomplish this, the PHSD developed a web-based survey. The survey...

 

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Improving and Measuring the Impact of Training: Strategies and Methods

November 21, 2011

 

Under contract with the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) explored strategies, methods, and tools for improving and measuring the impact of training on the public health workforce. The results of work...

 

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Background Paper: About the Council on Linkages Pipeline Workgroup

October 4, 2010

 

This paper (last updated in Summer 2010) outlines the background and purpose of the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice Pipeline Workgroup. It gives a summary of work that has been conducted thus far in efforts to map the pipeline of public health workers and address the...

 

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Core Competencies Background Paper

October 4, 2010

 

The "Core Competencies Background Paper" (last updated in Spring 2010) outlines the competency revision process and current activities of the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice Core Competencies Workgroup. It also provides information about how the Core Competencies for...

 

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Council on Linkages Pipeline Work Group Policy Statement (2008)

October 2, 2010

 

​Developed in 2008, the Pipeline Workgroup Policy Statement outlines the Council on Linkages' efforts to address the public health worker shortage by determining the flow of individuals into, and out of governmental public health agencies. The Council prepared this policy statement in an effort to focus...

 

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Public Health Workforce Numbers Between the Years 2000 and 2006

September 24, 2010

 

​This report contains data showing the total estimated number of public health workers or Full Time Employees (FTEs) in the US between 2000 and 2006.  When compiling this report, data from several national organizations (e.g. APTR, ASTHO, CDC, CSTE, HRSA, NACCHO,  NLM and many others) were reviewed....

 

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Comments on the Draft Healthy People 2010 Objectives

September 7, 2010

 

These comments were made by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice regarding the Healthy People 2010 Draft Objectives. (Last updated in 1998.)​​​

 

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Objectives and Strategies of the Council on Linkages Between Academia & Public Health Practice

September 2, 2010

 

Several years ago, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (COL) developed a set of Objectives and Strategies to help guide and prioritize its work, following a broad consensus among academic institutions and public health agencies that continued leadership in public health...

 

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