San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
State approved continuing education units for Community Health Workers
The session will introduce participants to frontline strategies to prevent bullying. Bullying has been identified as the most prevalent form of school violence in the United States. While specific students have been revealed, the percentage rates of school aged children who have reported being bullied ranges from ten (10) to seventy-five (75) percent. Per the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, most studies suggest fifteen (15) to twenty (20) percent of all students will experience some sort of bullying in their young lives.
Upon completion of this session, attendees will have received information that should allow them to:
- Increase awareness and understanding of bullying.
- Showcase best practices models of the prevention of bullying.
- Highlight the causes of bullying.
- Address different causes of bullying.
- Communicate how to initiate interventions and manage strategies for the management of bullying.
When & Where
Texas Public Health Training Center
The Texas Public Health Training Center (TPHTC) is a training resource for current and future public health workers in the State of Texas.
The Center is a partnerships between the University of Texas School of Public Health, Texas A&M University School of Rural Public Health, the University of North Texas School of Public Health, as well as local and state health departments in Texas providing competency-based training and education.
TPHTC is one of 33 Public Health Training Centers across the nation that are funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Resources. Recently, TPHTC was awarded a five-year, $3.2 million grant renewal from HRSA to continue and enhance our training and education programs.
Through web-based and in-person training programs, TPHTC provided training to 4,993 public health professionals across the State of Texas in 2009. Though our focus is providing training and education to local and state health departments, our training and education is also available to, and utilized by: non-profit organizations; academic institutions; corporations, as well as other sectors; and graduate students in public health and related fields.