The Office of Public Health Practice (OPHP) is dedicated to assuring a competent public health workforce through professional education and training opportunities. Professional education and training is a continuous improvement process lasting from the time an individual decides to enter education until retirement. Knowledge and skill requirements are continuously changing for public health practitioners.
The OPHP is committed to offering education and training opportunities to meet the needs of current public health workforce. If you would like to request a training or have questions about upcoming training please contact Katie Brandert.
Public Health competency domains most in need of training and strengthening based upon 2014-2015 needs assessment findings:
- Basic Public Health Sciences
- Cultural Awareness
- Community Dimensions of Practice
- Analytic and Assessment Skills