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Contact Tracing Dashboard: Building Community-Based COVID-19 Contact Tracing

March 23, 2021

 

​​​​Contact tracing remains an important tool to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The Public Health Foundation and Mathematica teamed up to develop an interactive dashboard that enables states and counties to compare the demographics of contact tracers trained through the TRAIN Learning Network to...

 

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Free Customized COVID-19 Contact Tracing Training Curriculum

July 9, 2020

 

Supporting health departments and the growing number of COVID-19 contact tracers, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) is developing robust and customized contact tracing curriculums for health departments, at no cost and taking little agency time.  Specific to your health department’s needs, PHF will...

 

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Training

March 16, 2020

 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Training related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is available through the TRAIN Learning Network, a national learning network that aggregates training opportunities for public health, healthcare, and preparedness professionals from thousands of training providers. This includes...

 

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Tailored Searches for Performance Improvement Training

July 29, 2019

 

The Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies) are a set of skills desirable for performance improvement (PI) professionals working in public health. Based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals and the Core Competencies for Performance...

 

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New TRAIN Learning Network Platform

September 30, 2016

 

The TRAIN Learning Network is now powered by a brand new, state-of-the-art learning management system (LMS) platform. The first phase of the platform, which includes major learner features, is now available on the national TRAIN site at www.train.org and the CDC TRAIN site at www.train.org/cdctrain/....

 

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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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Using TRAIN for Research: Your Guide for Using the TRAIN Datasets for Research Webinar

February 6, 2012

 

Duration: 15 MinutesThis webinar, made available through funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,  outlines how the TRAIN learning management system (LMS) can be utilized by researchers to study the public health workforce and expand the Public Health Systems and Services Research (PHSSR) age...

 

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Managing Conflict in the Workplace

October 5, 2010

 

Conflict management skills are used in all aspects of life. From interpersonal to work situations, all of us need these skills in one way or another. Some of the fundamentals of effective conflict management are intuitive,  while others stretch our preferred methods of dealing with others. "Managing...

 

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Improving Your Communication Skills

October 5, 2010

 

​The purpose of this course is to focus on the communication skills you will need as a leader in a public health department. It is well known that having effective communication skills is crucial to managing staff and clients in a cooperative and functional manner, and that being able to clearly present...

 

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Guidelines for Assigning Competencies and Skill Levels to Courses

September 21, 2010

 

The TRAIN Course Provider Reference Guide (last updated in 2013) has information that can assist course providers with assigning the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals, as well as Bioterrorism and Emergency Readiness Competencies to courses. The guide also shows course providers how to...

 

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