Training materials are intended for state, regional, and local public health employees in Wisconsin.
These training materials are free of charge and are for educational use only. If you have any questions, please contact Christie Reese.
Public health new employee orientation sessions
2022 Vimeo showcase of recorded presentations (Slide deck for presentation listed below)
- Introduction to Governmental Public Health in Wisconsin slide deck (PDF)
- Overview of Public Health 3.0 and Foundational Public Health Services (PDF)
- Intro to Implicit Bias and Health Equity (PDF)
- Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health Organizational Chart (PDF)
- Division of Public Health Resource Guide (PDF)
Framing for Social Change webinar series
Framing for Social Change is a three-part webinar with the FrameWorks Institute, a think tank known for its empirical approach to communication on social issues.
How we say what we say has consequences for policy support. Framing theory will be used to look at how our brains process information. Examples will show how small changes in communication can yield big differences in response.
This webinar draws on the FrameWorks Institute’s body of research on the communications aspects of public health and other related issues. Strategies to avoid when trying to engage the public on public health policy issues will also be covered
Explore the FrameWorks Institute’s research on the communications aspects of health equity. Practical takeaways include evidence-based recommendations on how to frame racial equity and racial disparities and a tested approach for explaining the social determinants of health.
Occupational Health and Safety Surveillance Program
Provides data, fact sheets and information on occupational injuries and illnesses. Staff can assist local health departments with questions related to workplace exposures or outbreaks. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the occupational health page.
Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene’s occupational health training and consultation resources
WisCon at WSLH provides occupational health trainings and free consultation services to both businesses and public agencies. In 2023, DHS has partnered with WisCon to create trainings of particular interest to local public health. These trainings and services are designed to enhance local health departments capacity to handle relevant workplace health and safety concerns in their jurisdictions and can also help local health departments protect the health and safety of their workforce.
The Wisconsin Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (WCLPPP)
WCLPPP supports local health departments, health care providers, and community groups that work to prevent, identify, and treat childhood lead poisoning. The program also maintains the Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Surveillance System. For more information, email DHSLeadPoisoningPrevention@dhs.wisconsin.gov, visit the Lead-Safe Wisconsin website. or explore the links below.
- Lead-Safe Wisconsin: Public Health Interventions for Lead Poisoning (features links to the WCLPPP Handbook, a lead risk assessment demo, and commonly used forms and templates)
- Lead-Safe Wisconsin: Medicaid Reimbursement for Lead-Related Services
- Lead-Safe Wisconsin: Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Surveillance System Frequently Asked Questions
Health Equity Assessment and Resource Team (HEART) learning communities
Vimeo showcase of recorded presentations (Slide decks for presentation listed below)
- Learning Community 1 Building our Foundation (PDF)
- Learning Community 2 Building our Foundation Part 2 (PDF)
- Learning Community 3 Community Engagement (PDF)
- Learning Community 4 Addressing Social Determinants of Health for Health Equity, P-03375 (PDF)
- Learning Community 5 Addressing Race and Racial Inequities for Health, P03447 (PDF)
- Learning Community 6 Addressing Housing for Health Equity, P-03391 (PDF)
- Learning Community 7 Addressing Rural Health for Health Equity (PDF)
- Learning Community 9 Assessing Policies and Programs for Health Equity, P-03488 (PDF)
*This presentation developed and presented by Andrea Kressin, MPH, Brown County Public Health and Sarah Inman, Brown County United Way, 2023.
*2023 Andrea Kressin, Brown County Public Health, and Sarah Inman, Brown County United Way, reproduced with permission.
Health equity resource guides
- Health Equity: Resources to Build our Foundation, P-03363 (PDF)
- Introduction to the Social Determinants of Health, P-03362 (PDF)
- Social Determinants of Health Frameworks and Tools, P-03361 (PDF)
Health equity survey summary
Region V Public Health Training Center
The Region V Public Health Training Center (RVPHTC) seeks to advance the skills of the current and future public health workforce to improve population health outcomes. Part of the Public Health Learning Network (PHLN), the RVPHTC develops online and in-person trainings on a variety of public health topics.
Public Health Learning Navigator
The Public Health Learning Navigator is an interactive resource for finding public health learning modules that includes a vetting process. Before a training module is made available, the content is reviewed and screened for quality standards.
New to Public Health Residency Program
The New to Public Health (N2PH) Residency Program is an innovative, professional development program designed to support new public health professionals transitioning into a local, regional, tribal, or state public health agency.
Visit the New to Public Health Residency Program to learn more.
Archived public health new employee orientation sessions
2021 Vimeo Showcase of recorded presentations (Slide decks for presentations linked below)
- Performance Management presentation slide deck (PowerPoint)
- Resiliency presentation slide deck (PowerPoint)
- Self Compassion presentation slide deck (PowerPoint)
- Wisconsin Public Health Governance presentation slide deck (PDF)
- Public Health 101 (PDF)
- Public Health History and Structure (PDF)
- Public Health Statutes (PDF)
- Public Health Data (PDF)
- State Funding (PDF)
- State Laboratory of Hygiene (PDF)
- Self Care Presentation and Materials, 2019, Kelly Moe Litke, Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA), reproduced with permission