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The Community Tool Box

is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change. It offers thousands of pages of tips and tools for taking action in communities.  Want to learn about community assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, advocacy, and other aspects of community practice? Then help yourself to over 300 educational modules and other free tools.

National Network of Public Health Institutes

Created in 2001 as a forum for public health institutes, today NNPHI convenes its members and partners at the local, state, and national levels in efforts to address critical health issues. In serving our members, NNPHI provides: Technical assistance and training (including organizational development, quality improvement, performance management, health impact assessment, and evidence-based public health policy and practice); Research and program evaluation; Stakeholder convening, facilitation, and management; Organizational capacity building; Program development and incubation; Fiscal intermediary services.

NYS Association of Counties County Government Institute (CGI).

Through courses and training CGI prepares rising and experienced county leaders for the challenges counties face, and equips them to engage in informed, constructive, and civil dialogue.  The Institute is a partnership between NYSAC and Cornell University/Community and Regional Development Institute.

Region 2 Public Health Training Center

The Region 2 Public Health Training Center is a partnership of two Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited schools of public health, including the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Rutgers School of Public Health Office of Public Health Practice. The Center also partners with Impactivo (a consulting organization in Puerto Rico), the University of the Virgin Islands Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning Center, and the New York State Association of County Health Officials.

The UAlbany School of Public Health Center for Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE)
provides exemplary education for the public health and health care workforce and is nationally recognized for distance learning training, including the award-winning Public Health Live! webcast series and numerous interactive, self-paced online courses. These programs, as well as in-person trainings, webinars, and webcasts, provide free or affordable nursing contact hours, continuing medical education credits, Certified in Public Health renewal credits, continuing education contact hours in health education, lactation continuing education recognition points, and social work continuing education hours. Support for CPHCE is through state and federal funding. 
Western Region PHTC – review of selected online courses for Public Health Professionals.
The WRPHTC reviews and rates select online courses for public health professionals. Public health interns review TRAIN courses in an effort to avoid duplication of courses while addressing the training topics needed by health departments. The WRPHTC adapted the Quality Matters form from the University of Arizona’s Office of Instruction and Assessment to develop a guide that lists high-scoring, recommended courses.
The Learning Management System
e-Distance Learning
e-Distance Learning

The e-Distance Learning Communique is your monthly guide to upcoming satellite broadcasts, video conferences, and Webcasts. This newsletter also includes course information and enrollment links to the trainings available on the NYSDOH Learning Management System (LMS or Please complete this two-minute survey to help us improve the e-Distance Learning newsletter.

Aware Prepare Update
Aware Prepare Update

This monthly electronic newsletter is your guide to upcoming satellite, videoconferencing and Webcast trainings related to preparedness. Here you will also find instructional guides for the NYSDOH Learning Management System (LMS or

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