Public Health Competency Handbook

TABLE OF CONTENTS  |  Part 1  |  Part 2  |  Part 3  |  Part 4


Overview Download .pdf
Ensuring Your Success: Institutionalizing Organizational Competencies Download .pdf
Assemble a Learning Team
Assess Your Organization’s Competencies Download .pdf
Design a Strategy To Develop Organizational Competencies
Orientation: A Compelling Need To Change
Classroom Training: The Organization Learns Together
Making Classroom Training Real: The Role of Assignments
Individual Competency Development
Enhancing Individual Competency Development
   Vignette: Mentoring
   Vignette: Coaching
   Vignette: Modeling
Self-Directed Learning
   Vignette: Self-Directed Learning
Marketing the Competencies: Awareness Programs
   Vignette: Awareness Programs
Marketing the Competencies: Recognition Programs
   Vignette: Recognition Programs
A Continuum of Intensity Download .pdf
A Tale of Two Agencies

Appendix 3-A— Competency-Based Organizational Assessment Instrument
Appendix 3-B— Sample Learner Survey

Supplemental Materials...

  • Reprinted Article: Improving Performance at the Local Level: Implementing a Public Health Learning Workforce Intervention;
  • Sample Learning Exercise: Creating a Systems Map

Walking the Talk

A presentation on how to incorporate organizational competencies into the fabric of institutional culture including the use of classroom training,
on-the-job experience,
and other reinforcement strategies.