The New England Public Health Training Center delivers trainings, provides training services and places students to build public health workforce competency, particularly in New England’s medically underserved areas. We work with our partners to move the field to Public Health 3.0.
In the last grant year, NEPHTC provided or supported over 20,000 instances of training to frontline and management staff working in public health and community health across New England. Enrollees in our trainings or programs include: Employees of local and state health departments; Nurses, with emphasis on School Nurses; Community Health Workers; Employees in Federally Qualified Health Centers; Health Educators; Environmental Health Professionals; Social Workers and Substance Abuse Counselors; Varieties of other health professionals. Achievements in the past grant cycle include: Developing and maintaining over one hundred on demand courses or previously recorded webinars (all available 24/7); Running live trainings, as appropriate, for adult learning and as prioritized by state partnerships; Offering most training at no or minimal cost to the participant; Maintaining educational technology services for our training delivery and to support training partnerships; Innovating to reduce duplication and increase sharing across the region and the country.