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Course details


Topic(s): Cross-Cutting - Policy, Program design/implementation, Smart growth/community design, Systems thinking,
Unintentional Injury - Bicycle-related injury, Motor vehicle and/or child passenger safety, Pedestrian injury,
Format: online
CEU Credits: 3 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance (770) 690-9000

During this interactive, self-paced training, you will learn strategies on how to integrate injury-specific public health goals into transportation planning and the larger Smart Growth movement. This training will also provide you with strategies to increase the capacity of injury prevention programs in order to effectively promote policies and practices that create safe, healthy, and livable communities.


The training includes four modules and a panel presentation:

* Module 1: “Making the Case for Injury & Violence Prevention in Smart Growth”

* Module 2: “Promoting Safe & Livable Transportation Policy”

* Module 3: “Reaching Out and Partnering”

* Module 4: “Building IVP Capacity for Safe Smart Growth”


Continuing education credits are offered for this training for Safe States members. These include credits for individuals who are Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Certified in Public Health (CPH)

Time/Length: 3 Hours
Additional Registration Required: yes
Core Competencies: Injury & Violence Prevention:
3. Ability to DESIGN and IMPLEMENT injury and/or violence prevention activities
5. Ability to BUILD and MANAGE an injury and/or violence prevention program
7. Ability to STIMULATE CHANGE related to injury and/or violence prevention through policy, enforcement, advocacy and education

Public Health:
Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
Policy Development/Program Planning Skills

CHES Areas of Responsibility: Area II: Plan Health Education/Promotion
Area III: Implement Health Education/Promotion
Area VII: Communicate, Promote, and Advocate for Health, Health Education/Promotion, and the Profession
CPH Core Areas: Environmental Health Sciences
Health Policy and Management
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas Programs Planning
Systems Thinking