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- OSHA 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training
- OSHA 10-hour General Industry Outreach Training
- Grantwriting for Public Health Professionals - The course provides in-depth instruction on the "how-to's" of identifying grant opportunities and preparing grant applications, including those from private foundations and government funders. The cost for the course is $120.
- Conducting Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs) - The course provides an overview of methods used to conduct community health needs assessments. It is intended for the local health department and hospital staff charged with meeting the PHAB prerequisites or the new IRS requirement regarding CHNAs. The steps and techniques involved in CHNAs are covered in detail with real-world examples and links to various helpful resources. The cost for the course is $120.
- Affordable Care Act (ACA) - The course provides an overview of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It is intended for the local health department and hospital staff charged with meeting the ACA requirements. The primary activities required of the health sector under the ACA are overviewed with real-world examples and links to various helpful resources. The cost for the course is $120 and registration.
Mental Health Awareness Trainings are offered by the College's Center for Policy and Health Division of Mental Health and Substance Use. Mental Health Awareness (gatekeeper) training increases mental health knowledge, reduces mental illness stigma, and develops skills needed to make referrals to appropriate mental health professionals. Click here for a link to a list of mental health awareness training. https://www.kent.edu/mhsu/MHAT.
The College also offers NIH-approved Biosafety & Biocontainment Training for BSL-3 Workers training. Participants are trained to handle BSL-3 biohazards in a controlled BSL-3 laboratory. Non-virulent agents are used to simulate proper handling, protection, testing, and disposal procedures. The cost is $1,200 ($400 if from a state or local health department) plus a lab fee with a minimum enrollment of 10 persons for the week-long (40 hour) training.