NCIPH and its partners are excited to offer a selection of new one-day workshops. These professional development opportunities cover a range of current topics for public health professionals. Check out the list of offerings below and register now for these limited opportunities.
- Be the first to know about future trainings: sign up for email updates and follow us on Facebook.
- View the NCIPH catalog to browse additional courses offered throughout the year.
R for Epi and Public Health | May 9, 2019
This one-day, intensive workshop is designed for those interested in using R for public health and epidemiologic analysis of data in their own work settings. Taught by epidemiology doctoral students, it will provide a hands-on introduction to R and RStudio, a powerful, free, open-source and community supported statistical programming language that is ideal for use with public health and healthcare data, particularly in resource settings where other statistical programs may be cost prohibitive.
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Cost: $265; $250 for UNC Department of Epidemiology and N.C. local health department staff
Registration Deadline: Registration has now closed. Contact us if you have any questions.
Communicating Across the Aisle:
Messages that Resonate Across Divergent Perspectives | May 17, 2019
This one-day workshop invites leaders and partners in population health efforts to uncover their own “natural” preferences, alignments and tendencies to better understand how these help or hinder their ability to communicate effectively with those that express different positions or perspectives. Participants will practice moving past positions and towards genuine, authentic dialogue to find common ground to affect policy change and other areas of influence. The workshop strives to create a safe space to learn and practice communication strategies that encompass features of civil discourse, conversational capacity and meaningful connections.
Date: May 17, 2019
Cost: $175 (State and local health department staff $165)
Registration Deadline: May 3, 2019
See Course Details & Register
Storytelling for Public Health: How to Craft and Share Your Organization’s Message
Communicating with both internal and external stakeholders is a crucial part of your organization’s success — but where to start? This workshop will prepare you to become a master storyteller for your organization, covering topics from how to create a strategic communications plan to selecting the right tools to share your organization’s story with diverse audiences. In addition to verbal communication strategies, the workshop will cover some tools you can use to find or create graphics and other elements for visual storytelling.
Data Boot Camp: Best Practices for Collecting, Identifying, Interpreting and Visualizing Determinants of Health
Led by NCIPH senior data analysts, Data Boot Camp provides immersive training and consultation that will give you skills you can immediately apply to your most pressing data needs.
See course details
Happier at Work: Caring for Yourself and Your Clients in Stressful Situations | April 2, 2019
This training aims to help public health professionals recognize their vulnerabilities to stress, teaches them methods for managing workplace stress and provides tips and techniques for recharging their emotional batteries to prevent burn out. It includes techniques for maintaining quality customer service when clients/patients are unhappy or angry.
Strength and Flexibility: Building Strong Yet Adaptable Teams | April 4, 2019
The most effective teams build from their strengths and can both adapt and thrive in today’s changing public health landscape. Using the CliftonStrengths® tool, participants in this one-day workshop will explore their personal strengths and will reflect on how these strengths can benefit their teams. Participants will also learn more about change styles and adaptive leadership so that they can help positively influence their organization’s culture towards one that is change ready.