Region V Public Health Training Center

Shift Your Power

This is an all levels course offering CPH and CHES — Free
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2.00 hours


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This self-paced training keeps equity at the heart to inspire participants to reevaluate, reallocate and reimagine power to focus on the mission, vision, and alignment of those most impacted by historic and current power imbalance. The four presentations and accompanying companion guide will offer clear connections between dimensions of power and strategies to begin intentionally shifting power for more equitable outcomes. Through scenarios and activities, participants will identify and deconstruct inequitable mental models, while receiving tools to achieve more equitable outcomes.

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

  • Identify inequitable mental models related to racism
  • Identify inequitable mental models related to imbalances of power
  • Describe tools to achieve more equitable outcomes in communities which health departments serve

Competency Terms

Community Partnership Development
Cultural Competency Skills
Public Health Science Skills

Related Occupations

Community Health Worker
Health Educator
Public health - multiple occupations will benefit
Public Health Agency Director
Public Health Manager/Program Manager

Related Job Tasks

Assess and monitor population health status, factors that influence health, and community needs and assets
Strengthen, support, and mobilize communities and partnerships to improve health
Build and support a diverse and skilled public health workforce