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Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention National Training Center (HHLPPTC) Training Tracks

Program Management, Surveillance, and Strategic Planning Track

Especially suited to

  • Grants managers for the following: CDC healthy homes and childhood lead poisoning prevention (HH/CLPPP), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Epidemiologists and others who coordinate data collection and evaluation
  • Senior managers of Health Resources and Services Administration and Maternal and Child Health home visiting programs
  • Staff responsible for planning or needs assessments

What you will get from this training track

  • Strategies for working with multiple sources of surveillance data on blood lead levels and other health outcomes
  • Opportunities to confer with technical representatives of the Healthy Housing and Lead Poisoning Surveillance System to adapt the system to your needs
  • Strategies for strategic planning and coalition-building
  • Evaluation measures that demonstrate program impact

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Targeting, Partnerships, and Primary Prevention Track

Especially suited to

  • Staff with program development, communications campaigns, and grant development responsibilities
  • Housing professionals including home inspectors, sanitarians, code inspectors, and weatherization professionals
  • Home inspectors
  • Sanitarians
  • Code inspectors
  • Weatherization professionals
  • Community action agencies
  • Community development corporations
  • Community-based organizations
  • Tenant/resident councils
  • Public health students

What you will get from this training track

  • Data sources and strategies to improve screening of children and targeting of units
  • Techniques to build community awareness of healthy homes issues
  • Strategies to develop an effective value statement to build support for your program
  • Strategies to enhance program capacity to conduct primary prevention
  • Cost-effective, evidence-based home interventions to improve housing and health outcomes, including bed bug control, implementation of smoke-free multiunit housing, and other topics
  • Evaluation measures that demonstrate program impact

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Home Visiting, Care Coordination, and Referrals Track

Especially suited to

  • Any outreach workers, community health workers, or case managers from CDC-funded HH/CLPPP grantees, or asthma, injury, or early childhood home visiting programs
  • Those with less than 2 years of experience
  • Managers of programs that coordinate with other home visiting programs
  • Public health students

What you will get from this training track

  • Strategies to improve recruitment and retention of clients for lead, asthma, and injury prevention programs
  • Model outreach materials
  • Strategies to enhance cultural sensitivity during home visits
  • Strategies to coordinate and track referrals across health, housing, developmental, and nutritional services
  • Key educational messages for families
  • Evaluation measures that demonstrate program impact

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