Training

Information on our Learning Management System and Continuing Education options is outlined below. You will also find a full listing of our courses, which can be searched or filtered to better find the right training for your needs.

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Learning Management System (LMS)

When you click the Enroll button for a course you will be taken to our Training Catalog to complete your registration. We utilize the Canvas learning management system by Instructure.

Accessing Your Student Dashboard

If you are a new user, you will create an account when you enroll in a course for the first time. Automated emails from our Training Catalog will come from notifications@instructure.com.

Once you enroll in a course, you may navigate to the course site by logging into the Student Dashboard here.

  • Your name will appear at the top right when logged in.
  • Click on your name, then Student Dashboard.
  • The page defaults to the In Progress tab. Click the Begin Course or Resume Course button to enter the Canvas course site.
  • Click the Completed tab to view completed courses.

Please use Chrome, Safari, or Firefox when navigating the Training Catalog or Canvas. Internet Explorer and Edge are not compatible browsers with our LMS.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Most trainings from the RVPHTC offer some form of CE. The primary types of CE offered are CHES and CNE. Check individual course listings for details on type of CE offered.

Types of CE

The RVPHTC primarily offers two main types of CE: CHES and CNE.

CHES credits: The Region V Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Nursing Contact Hours (CNE) credits: The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For more information on CE and instructions on navigating the Catalog, please visit the CE and Catalog Information page.

Programs for In-Depth Learning

Introducing: new curated programs for a deeper dive into a particular topic or skill area, or targeting a particular audience. 

Navigating a Program

If you are a new user, you will create an account when you enroll in a program for the first time. Automated emails from our Training Catalog will come from notifications@instructure.com.

View the tutorial below to learn more about our new programs, and how to access and navigate a program.

Check out our first program here! Planning for Success: Managing Business and Finance in Public Health (Program-No CE)

Once you enroll in a program, you may navigate to the course site by logging into the Student Dashboard here.

  • Your name will appear at the top right when logged in.
  • Click on your name, then Student Dashboard.
  • The page defaults to the In Progress tab. Click the Begin Course or Resume Course button to enter the Canvas course site.
  • Click the Completed tab to view completed courses.

Please use Chrome, Safari, or Firefox when navigating the Training Catalog or Canvas. Internet Explorer and Edge are not compatible browsers with our LMS.

Training Library
Continuing Education Credit
Cost
Modality
Foundational Public Health Services
Strategic Skill Domains
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals
Professional Tier
Emergency Preparedness & Response/COVID-19

Oral Health and its Link to Systemic, Economic, and Public Health - Part 1

This series will present the economic and health benefits of dental care on systemic health. This first session lays the foundation by discussing the associations between oral health and systemic health. Originally presented: Nov. 17, 2022. This is co-sponsored by the National Coalition of Dentists for Health Equity and the Region V Public Health Training Center.

How to Maintain Your CHES/MCHES Credential 2022 (Live Webinar-CE)

This training describes the purpose and process for continuing education contact hours for CHES/MCHES.

Change Management & Adaptive Leadership Training Series (On Demand)

This on-demand training will provide an opportunity for new governmental public health managers and leaders reflect on skills needed to support themselves, their teams, and their partners in navigating leadership transitions.

Ethics in Public Health (On Demand)

This recorded webinar discusses approaches to identifying and addressing ethical issues in public health practice, and the role of an ethics committee in this process.

Three Key Plans for Accreditation (Program-No CE)

This 10-part program consists of webinars from 3 series that aim to assist with public health accreditation, including: strategic planning, community health improvement plans, and workforce development plans.

P2P Workforce Development Series (Program-No CE)

This 3-part program will discuss the components of a workforce development plan (WDP), evaluating your agency's WDP, and writing and implementing the WDP.

P2P Strategic Planning Series (Program-No CE)

This 4-part program will discuss the process for strategic planning and provide an overview of the articulation of agency mission, vision, values.

P2P Community Health Improvement Plan Series (Program-No CE)

This 3-part program will introduce the community health improvement plan (CHIP), address how to identify community health priorities, and address writing your CHIP.

Management and Mentorship Strategies for Supervisors (Program-No CE)

This 5-part program consists of 5 courses around effective management and mentorship strategies for supervisors.

Health Equity & Racial Justice in Public Health (Program-No CE)

This 6-part program covers health equity and racial justice principles. Trainings will assist public health professionals looking to increase their understanding of health equity and racial justice and gain tools to engage in antiracist practices.

Environmental Health and Equity Series: Water Rights, Health, and Justice - Part 2

In this third episode in our Environmental Health and Equity Series, we’ll be learning about water rights and health (part 2 of 2). We'll also gain insight into its ties with structural racism and health equity, and discuss opportunities to contribute to environmental justice.

Environmental Health and Equity Series: Water Rights, Health, and Justice - Part 1

In this second episode in our Environmental Health and Equity Series, we’ll be learning about water rights and health (part 1 of 2). We'll also gain insight into its ties with structural racism and health equity, and discuss opportunities to contribute to environmental justice.

How to Be Anti-racist in the Everyday Practice of Public Health

This self-paced training explores the ways that racism and bias can be operationalized in the everyday practice of public health and it covers practical strategies for addressing racism, bias, and microaggressions as essential aspects of everyday practice in public health.

P2P 3 Writing Your WDP: Developing WFD Plan and Assuring PHAB Alignment

This third webinar in a 3-part series will address writing and implementing the workforce development plan.

P2P 2 Evaluating your Workforce: Assessing your Organizational Environment, Selecting your Competencies, and Assessing your Training Needs

This second webinar in a 3-part series will address evaluating your agency public health workforce and go over training and evaluation resources.

P2P 1 Workforce Development Plan: What is it and how to get ready?

This first webinar in a 3-part series will provide overview of process and expectations for the webinar series; discuss the process of developing a Workforce Development Plan; and provide an overview of required components.

Planning for Success: Managing Business and Finance in Public Health

No CE or certificate available for this program. This 5-part program covers basic financial management and business planning skills designed to help public health workers ensure the success of their organization's long term vision through informed planning and financial well-being.

Suicide: A Preventable Public Health Priority (On Demand)

This session will provide a snapshot of suicide prevention as a public health issue, with emphasis on strategies for physicians and health systems.

Population Health and Health Equity

This self-paced training introduces key concepts, strategies, and resources for learners to consider and apply in their own practice to improve the health of their communities.

Organizing for Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Change Webinar Series

The Organizing for Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Webinar Series will develop public health professionals’ knowledge and understanding of policy, systems and environmental (PSE) change and share an associated advocacy framework designed to create large-scale social change. Through a combination of traditional instruction and case study presentation, participants will learn about all stages of the PSE change process and its practical application in real-world scenarios. This series was developed by the Policy, Practice and Prevention Research Center at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health. It was co-sponsored in part by the Region V Public Health Training Center.

Introducing a Graphic Essay on “Understanding the Public Health Workforce’s COVID-19 Mental Health Challenges"

The National Council for Mental Wellbeing has created a graphic essay to address the ongoing mental health challenges currently faced by public health workers.

Public Health Program Business Planning

This self-paced course introduces learners to business planning which is a valuable framework for Public Health professionals. You should be very well positioned to make good decisions about how to take your idea and implement it in a sustainable way to improve the public's health in your community.

Communications in Public Health

In this episode, we'll hear from public health partners in Indiana about a variety of communication efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Come hear about the different approaches and modalities that were used in governmental and academic response to communicate with the public and media.

Public Health Ethics Committees

How can staff in governmental public health address ethical challenges fairly and equitably? This episode discusses the importance of an ethics committee within a local health department and provides ideas for starting one in your agency.

Effective Management Strategies 2: Mentorship and More

This webinar is the second in a two-part series on strategies for improved management in public health. Discussion will explore various formats of mentorship programming and individual professional development plans.