Effective Communication for Environmental Public Health

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Course Overview
 
Course Quality Rating
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Course Description
Do you find yourself struggling to communicate your public health message? This 90-minute online course is designed for public health professionals, especially those responsible for implementing environmental health programs. It introduces key communication strategies to help field workers successfully educate the public about environmental public health issues, communicate important environmental health information to diverse audiences, resolve conflicts, and market the value of environmental public health activities to clients and the public.
 
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Target Audience
Public health professionals, especially practitioners who are responsible for implementing environmental health programs.
 
Learning Objectives
1. Summarize the five components of the communication process
2. Describe three skills important for effectively educating the public about environmental public health issues
3. Explain four skills for communicating information to a variety of audiences
4. Describe five key skills that are necessary for facilitating the resolution of job-related communication conflicts
5. Explain four strategies that are important for marketing the value of environmental public health activities to clients and the public
 
Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
4A1. Incorporate interaction strategies
5A1. Recognize community factors affecting health
3C1. Ensures that the health literacy of populations served is considered
3C2. Communicates in writing and orally with linguistic and cultural proficiency
3C3. Ensures that the public health organization seeks input from others
3C4. Ensures a variety of approaches are considered and used for dissemination
3C5. Interprets demographic, statistical, programmatic, and scientific information
 
Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
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Format
Online/ Self-study
 
Credit /CEU
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Duration
1.5 hours
 
Specifications
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Course Publication Date
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