Training Opportunities

Find a specific training by topic or  explore trainings that are offered for public health professionals across Oregon.  

OHSU - PSU School of Public Health

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Survey Design and Tools - OCTRI Research Forum

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OHSU Community Research Hub

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The OCTRI Community Research Hub, via partners with the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN), offers a full day training on evidence-based approaches once a year.   Goals of the training include general capacity building for implementing evidence-based approaches, demonstrating how evidence-based approaches can save time and money, and helping community leaders determine and evaluate whether their programs are effective.  All of these goals and the use of the curricula and resources may communicate efficacy to funders, which in turn may affect the receipt and maintenance of funding support

Putting Public Health Evidence in Action

Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP)

This portal includes our Hot Topics in Practice webinars, toolkits, online courses, and information about our in-person courses, including the Managament Certifiacte and Public Health & Primary Care Leadership Institute.
Hot Topics in Practice is a monthly webinar forum to discuss issues currently affecting public health practice.

Hot Topics in Practice

The Evolving Role of a COVID-19 Community Advisory Group

This one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, reviews a unique community partnership for addressing the COVID-19 response.

  • Consider the benefits and challenges of forming and working with a public-private-community leadership group in a rapidly evolving public health crisis.
  • Identify practical mechanisms to maximize timely two-way information sharing and feedback with community partners.
  • Review strategies for centering equity and those at higher risk of experiencing the serious health and economic impacts of a pandemic.

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OSU College of Public Health and Human Services

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The BBB Instructor training course is a two-day training delivered by a team of OSU researchers and BBB Master Trainers.  Learn the latest research and information about exercise programming to promote skeletal health, reduce the risks for falls, and support adults to improve overall health and well-being.

Better Bones & Balance Instructor Training

Children living in food-insecure households are at higher risk for developmental and academic problems, frequent illness and nutritional inadequacies.  Learn the indicators and impacts of childhood hunger in order to identify patients at risk and provide the necessary information to families.

Childhood Food Insecurity is a free, one-hour, online (access anytime) course developed in partnership with the Childhood Hunger Initiative of Oregon covering various topics associated with child health and wellness.

Childhood Food Insecurity

Self-regulation is a necessary skill for children that aids their development and success in school and life. This expertly-designed course gives you the training needed to implement evidence-based self-regulation activities in early childhood (commonly considered up to 8 years old) learning settings.

Six-hour, online, self-paced course.

Red Light, Purple Light: A Self-Regulation Intervention Program

The Roots of Resilience program supports early childhood teachers and child care providers to promote resilience with children impacted by trauma. This six-module interactive online course includes activities, readings, videos, case studies, and reflections.

Six-module (approx six weeks), interactive, online course.

Roots of Resilience: Teachers Awakening Children's Healing

This innovative course equips individuals to think big picture about improving the region’s health - by considering each community member’s unique health, cultural and social needs.

In essence, the Community Health Worker program:

  • Prepares individuals to work as an entry-level Community Health Worker (CHW)
  • Equips health care staff serving in other roles with a community health perspective
  • Addresses all competencies required for approval as a CHW training program in Oregon

This program is offered in an flexible hybrid format. Students complete a series of online learning modules (58.5 contact hours), 2 live virtual sessions (4 contact hours), and attend 3 on-site classes (22.5 contact hours).

Community Health Worker Training Program

Oregon Health Forum

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