Training Center

Course details


Topic(s): Cross-Cutting - Epidemiology, Evaluation, Program design/implementation, Systems thinking
Format: online
CEU Credits: 4.5 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance (770) 690-9000

During this interactive, self-paced training, you will be introduced to key concepts, strategies, and core prevention skills essential to the practice of injury and violence prevention. This self-study training is designated for: (1) Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 4.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours, and (2) for professionals with a Certificate of Public Health (CPH) to receive 4.5 CPH Recertification Credits.

The training includes three modules with related application exercises and a webinar:

  • Module 1: “Understanding Injury”
  • Module 2: “Prevention Choices”
  • Module 3: “Evaluation & Best Practices”
  • Webinar: “Evaluation – What’s In It for You?”



Time/Length: 4.5 Hours
Additional Registration Required: yes
Core Competencies: Injury & Violence Prevention:
1. Ability to DESCRIBE and EXPLAIN injury and/or violence as a major social and health problem
2. Ability to access, interpret, use and present injury and/or violence DATA
3. Ability to DESIGN and IMPLEMENT injury and/or violence prevention activities
4. Ability to EVALUATE injury and/or violence prevention activities

CHES Areas of Responsibility: Area I: Assess Needs, Resources, and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion
Area II: Plan Health Education/Promotion
Area III: Implement Health Education/Promotion
Area IV: Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion
CPH Core Areas: Environmental Health Sciences
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas Programs Planning
Systems Thinking