Building Psychological Resilience in the Public Health Workforce

Source: Southwest Public Health Training Center

Length: 1 hour

Description: This training provides an introduction to psychological resilience in the public health workforce before, during, and after an emergency event. This training will go over identification of common causes of stress reactions, how to provide basic psychological support services, and how to identify individuals at higher risk for stress reactions.

 

Drill of the Dead: Using Zombie Scenarios to Train Community Partners

Public Health Preparedness Blog - Preparedness 101 - Zombie Apocalypse

Source: Northwest Public Health Training Center

Length: 1 hour

Description: Emergency preparedness leaders from Montana share their unique experience using a zombie-themed exercise to enhance community preparedness.

 

Applying the Principles of Quality Improvement to Public Health Preparedness

Source: Northwest Public Health Training Center

Length: 1 hour

Description: As the emphasis in public health continues to shift from the health department to the larger community based public health system, it is increasingly important that practice evolves to reflect new learning, accountability and increasing community expectations. Quality improvement models have much to offer public health in addressing this challenge. Creating an organizational culture that supports and encourages improvement is critical for today's public health leaders. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Casey Milne and Tom Milne, Principals of Milne & Associates, LLC, introduce participants to the concepts of quality improvement and will offer opportunities to discuss the application of an improvement model in the area of emergency preparedness.