New England Public Health Training Center

An Equity Guided Approach to Public Health for Leaders at All Levels

This is an all levels course offering CPH, CHES, and MCHES — Free
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This course will teach you the definitions, value-driven actions and further learning needed to develop your leadership approach to health equity. You’ll think about applying the actions and skills in your scope of influence.  Over time, developing your equity guided approach will allow you to to incorporate health equity principles into public health strategies and programs, and increase engagement and partnership.

This learning opportunity topic is aligned with one or more of the strategic skills.  

This learning opportunity addresses training topics identified in PHWINS 2017.

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What You'll Learn

  • Define health equity and key terms related to health equity
  • Identify four value-driven leadership actions for health equity
  • Analyze the value-driven actions in your scope of influence
  • Explore further learning to strengthen leadership, including some strategic skills

Competency Terms

Agency & Organization Roles
Cultural Competency Skills
Workforce Diversity
Cultural Influence on Policies, Programs, & Services
Policy, Program, & Service Impacts
Leadership & Systems Thinking Skills
Factors Impacting Effectiveness
Professional Development

Related Occupations

Community Health Worker
Department/Bureau Director
Deputy Director
Health Educator
Health Officer
Laboratory Scientist - Manager
Other Facilities/Operations Worker
Other Management & Leadership
Other Professional
Program Director
Public health - multiple occupations will benefit
Public Health Agency Director
Public Health Manager/Program Manager
Registered Nurse - Community Health Nurse
Social Services Counselor
Social Worker

Related Job Tasks

Assure an effective system that enables equitable access to the individual services and care needed to be healthy
Build and support a diverse and skilled public health workforce
Strengthen, support, and mobilize communities and partnerships to improve health