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Recruitment, Re-tooling, and Retention: Strategies to address public health worker shortages, improve diversity, and strengthen cultural competency

October 4, 2010

 

​This presentation, given at the 2007 NACCHO conference, outlines strategies that may be employed to address the public health worker shortage.

 

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Recruitment and Retention: Perspectives from Health and Public Health

September 28, 2010

 

The "Recruitment and Retention: Perspectives from Health and Public Health" presentation was given to the Council on Linkages by Jean Moore in January 2005 . It discusses the background, methods, findings and implications of a Health Resources and Services Administration funded "public health nursing...

 

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Government Efforts in Public Health Worker Recruitment and Retention Efforts

September 28, 2010

 

In the presentation "Government Efforts in Workforce Retention and Recruitment" (given at a Council on Linkages meeting in 2005) Kathy Nolan outlines efforts to recruit and retain public health workers. She notes potential approaches to solving the public health worker shortage. These include collaboration...

 

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Salsberg: Recruiting and Retaining Public Health Workers

September 28, 2010

 

"Recruitment and Retention of Health Professionals" a presentation given in January 2005 by Ed Salberg, points out some of  the causes of health worker shortages ( short and long  term). Salsberg also suggests ways that government (federal, state etc.) can respond to health worker shortages. ​

 

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On Strategies to Address Public Health Worker Shortages

September 24, 2010

 

​This presentation by Tom Blanford of the National Education Association (NEA) outlines the teacher supply pipeline, and strategies NEA adopted to recruit and retain teachers. Blanford suggests that some of these strategies (used in the public education field) can also be applied to the public health...

 

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The New Look in Public Health Practice - Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

September 16, 2010

 

"Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals: The New Look in Public Health Practice" is a presentation prepared for the Texas Public Health Training Center in 2002. It describes what the Core Competencies are, how they were developed, and how they relate to other workforce development initiatives....

 

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Public Health Competencies Webcast by Kathy Miner

September 16, 2010

 

This "Core Competencies Webcast" presented by Kathy Miner, PhD (Emory Rollins School of Public Health) to the Council on Linkages Core Competencies Workgroup in February 2008 provides information about how one can go about developing competencies correctly.

 

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Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals: Feedback Data

September 16, 2010

 

​The "Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals: Feedback Data" presentation was prepared for the Council on Linkages meeting in June 2009. This presentation outlines the demographics of individuals that commented on the draft Tier 2 Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals that were...

 

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A Dwindling Public Health Workforce: Are We Prepared to Act?

September 15, 2010

 

"A Dwindling Public Health Workforce: Are We Prepared to Act?" is a presentation that was given at the 133rd Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association (APHA). It outlines some of the problems being faced by the public health workforce even today (e.g. an aging workforce, budget constraints...

 

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A Review of Council on Linkages Accomplishments: The First 15 Years...

August 30, 2010

 

This presentation reflects on progress that was made in the public health field as a result of the work of the Council on Linkages during its first 15 years of operation. Due to Council on Linkages efforts, academic/practice linkages have improved, Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals are...

 

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