Training Resources

Continuing Education and Additional Resources

AIDS Education and Training Center Program (AETC) 
The AETC offers training and resources such as the online training, Heroin and HIV: What Clinicians Need to Know.

National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) 
NACDD offers several types of learning resources such as monthly webinars for continuing education credit or in-person training opportunities.

National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)
NACCHO offers numerous local public health resources and training opportunities, including a Quality Improvement & Accreditation Preparation Webinar Series and a Lunch and Learn series. NACCHO also offers NACCHO University, with courses offered for a variety of continuing education credits.

The Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering (COHSE)
The Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering (COHSE) has been recognized by The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) as an Education and Research Center(ERC. NIOSH provides funding to support center activities, including financial aid for a limited number of students in the form of traineeships.

World Wide Learn
Directory of online courses, online learning, and online education.

Technology Online Training training homepage
This site offers hundreds of computer and professional development courses

Washtenaw Community College
This site provides information on distance learning classes as well as support services and learning tips for distance learning programs.

National Public Health Accreditation

Public Health Accreditation
Resources and news on Michigan local public health Accreditation Program and the Public Health Accreditation Board’s National Voluntary Accreditation Program

General Skills

Michigan Community College Association
The MCCA provides locations and links to the 28 Michigan Community College websites. The site also includes a list of possible skills to learn from community colleges, and a satisfaction of former students? survey.

The Grantsmanship Center
Offers grantsmanship training and low-cost publications to nonprofit organizations and government agencies

Detroit Public Library
Offers computer workshops including web searching and basic and intermediate computer skills.

Other Public Health Training Centers

Health Resources and Services Administration
Health Resources and Services Administration is the funder for 33 public health training centers throughout the U.S. This site contains contact information or a direct website link for each of the training centers.

STD & HIV Resources

STD and HIV Prevention
The 2nd CDC Learning Connection Spotlight for 2011:STD and HIV Prevention. This Spotlight provides learning products and resources to better prepare the public health community and help people live safer, healthier lives. Learning products featured in the Spotlight that offer continuing education credits include:

Kalamazoo County's STD Toolkit: A Clinician's and Health Professional's Guide
The Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department offerse a toolkit for providers with resources to assist with the screening, testing, treatment, education, and counseling of at risk individuals. 

Public Health Preparedness

National Library of Medicine’s Resource Guide to Public Health Preparedness
The Resource Guide for Public Health Preparedness is a gateway to freely available online resources related to public health preparedness. Resources include expert guidelines, fact sheets, websites, research reports, articles, and other tools aimed at the public health community. All resources are cataloged and may be searched by keyword or browsed by topic.

EPA Exposure Toolbox
EPA has released ExpoFIRST – the Exposure Factors Interactive Resource for Scenarios Tool (Version 2.0). ExpoFIRST brings EPA’s Exposure Factors Handbook: 2011 Edition (EFH) data to an interactive tool that maximizes flexibility and transparency for exposure assessors. You can now access EPA’s new ExpoFIRST tool at

Environmental Health

University of Rochester Medical Center
The Environmental Health Sciences Cetner - Community Outreach and Engagement Core is involved in several perinatal environmental health activities and offers group discussion guides related to lead and asthma for prenatal groups.