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.

  • 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.

  • 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

Community Health Workers’ Role in DEI

In this episode, we'll learn about community health workers' role in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and discuss strategies for promoting DEI within communities.

Interprofessional Practice for Population Health

This training module defines the core competencies of interprofessional education and illustrates their importance within public health through practice-based examples.

How to Maintain Your CHES/MCHES Credential 2023 (On Demand-CE)

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

Introduction to Performance Management in Public Health (Self Paced-CE)

This course serves to increase participants’ understanding of the purpose and benefits of performance management and provide guidance for getting started with building a performance management system.

Root Cause Analysis Series, Part 3: A Grassroots Approach to Improving Maternal and Child Health

This is the third episode of three on root causes analyses in public health policy/advocacy work. The talk focuses on a human rights-based perspective on health, the elevation of women from impacted communities in decision-making processes, and addressing the systemic issues that underlie poor maternal and child health outcomes. The discussion covers working collaboratively with community leaders to understand and improve inequitable systems within communities to bring about meaningful change in maternal and child health outcomes and foster sustainable improvements.

Root Cause Analysis Series, Part 2: Systems Change Through Community Engagement

This is the second episode of three on root causes analyses in public health policy/advocacy work. The talk delves deep into the challenges, strategies, and solutions for addressing public health inequities. It offers a unique perspective that combines academic research with real-world application, ultimately underlining the crucial role of community involvement, representation, and sustained funding in promoting health equity.

Root Cause Analysis Series, Part 1: Unveiling Health Disparities through Analysis and Action

This is the first episode of three on root causes analyses in public health policy/advocacy work. The talk centers around a basic understanding of root causes, root cause analyses, models and frameworks which are relevant, and ways in which policies and programs both internally and externally to your organization can be affected by this work.

Evidence-based Public Health Practice: What It Is and Why It Matters (On Demand)

This training describes an overview of the principles of evidence-based approaches in public health.

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.

Performance Management is Foundational to PHAB

This module will help public health departments understand the accreditation requirements and some of the documentation needs defined in the PHAB Standards and Measures.

Addressing Chronic Homelessness

In this episode, we'll learn about chronic homelessness, its impact on health, and how a city in northern Michigan is using cross-sectoral approaches to address chronic homelessness within their community.

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.

Effective Management Strategies 1: Tips for the New Manager

This training will answer questions related to managing staff during the COVID-19 pandemic and remotely. Discussion will also involve strategies to treating staff with a wellness focus.

Advocacy Communications for Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change

This self-paced training identifies key communication strategies for advocating for Policy, Systems, and Environmental change.

Organizational Sustainability in Changing Times, Part 2 - Mentoring Staff (On Demand)

This webinar is the second in a two-part series and will provide an overview of mentoring in organizational development and sustainability.

Organizational Sustainability in Changing Times, Part 1 - Succession Planning (On Demand)

This webinar is the first in a two-part series and will provide an overview of succession planning in organizational development and sustainability.

Rural LGBTQ+ Populations: Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Health Care Experiences (On Demand)

This training will assist health care and public health professionals put culturally competent skills into practice among rural LGBTQ+ populations.

How to Understand and Implement Health Literacy

This training provides an overview of health literacy concepts, impacts, and tools for health care and public health professionals.

Culturally Competent Public Health Practice for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations (On Demand)

This training will present tools and knowledge for working with the deaf and hard of hearing community, as well as common misconceptions about deaf culture and sub-cultures within the community.

Suicide Prevention Through the Use of Motivational Interviewing (On Demand)

This course presents key concepts of motivational interviewing, its theoretical foundation and its use as a suicide prevention technique.

Reproductive Justice 101 (On Demand)

Join us as the Executive Director of SisterSong, Monica Simpson, leads a training on the principles of Reproductive Justice and how health professionals can apply this framework.

Moving from Team Member to Manager

This course will use the foundation of adaptive leadership theory and change management to help you examine your own leadership style.

Advancing Health Equity Through Power Building and Narrative Change (On Demand)

This webinar from Human Impact Partners discusses how elements of power can be harnessed to operationalize health equity in public health practice.

Human Trafficking Prevention and Advocacy (On Demand)

Human trafficking is an increasingly prominent public health issue. This session will explore trends in the field from various perspectives.

LGBTQ+ Cultural Humility Training for Health Center Staff (On Demand)

This course will build upon an introduction to LGBTQ+ cultural humility concepts and practices for health clinic staff.