UNC CPHP offers many resources and tools for public health agencies seeking to improve the skills and abilities of their workforce. These products were developed for North Carolina public health departments, but can be customized upon request for any agency.
Public Health Workforce Development System
The Public Health Workforce Development System (PHWDS) located online at PublicHealthPreparedness.org can assess individual training needs and interests and identify training opportunities that meet those needs. The system can also generate assessment-based data for agencies, organizations, and occupational groups to use when identifying training needs. Learn more.
Lifelong Learning Initiative
The Lifelong Learning Initiative is a collaboration with 16 local health departments in North Carolina to connect resources, enhance a culture of lifelong learning among public health workers, and facilitate increased public health preparedness and response capacity. Learn more.