Northwest Center for Public Health Practice at the University of Washington

Ready for Resilience: Preparedness in Practice

This is an all levels course offering CPH — Free
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To make it through a disaster or emergency, you need a solid foundation to respond with resilience. This course, which is part three in a three-part series, considers how to plan and practice behaviors before a disaster to strengthen your ability to respond with better outcomes.

Improve individual and organizational baseline levels of resilience to increase how well prepared you are for a disaster or emergency.

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

This learning opportunity addresses training topics identified in PHWINS 2017. 

What You'll Learn

  • Explain why it is important to increase resiliency when preparing for a disaster or public health emergency.
  • Explain how a healthy baseline resilience can support an effective response to disasters and emergencies.
  • Describe how stressors are connected between individuals, teams, organizations, and the community using the ecological model of disaster preparedness.

Competency Terms

Leadership & Systems Thinking Skills

Related Occupations

Program Director
Public health - multiple occupations will benefit
Public Health Manager/Program Manager
Registered Nurse - Unspecified

Related Job Tasks

Build and support a diverse and skilled public health workforce
Build and maintain a strong organizational infrastructure for public health