Public Health Workforce Training

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Welcome to the DSHS Public Health Workforce Training page! DSHS recognizes its responsibility to help train and support the Texas public health workforce. This site will provide a centralized hub for relevant, high-quality, and accessible public health trainings and resources. You can also learn more about public health workforce needs through the PH WINS survey.

Training and Course Spotlights

Featured Workshop

Title: Data Discovery Workshop

Description: The Center for Health Statistics periodically hosts a DSHS Data Discovery Workgroup where all major types of data within the Agency are discussed. During the day-long workshop, each dataset is reviewed for content and how persons can access the data using official procedures.
A more condensed Data Discovery Workshop is also available to bring onsite to interested parties such as academic partners. CHS staff members will travel to the partner’s site and present the abbreviated workshop in person.

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Featured Training

Title: Data Security and Confidentiality Training 2021

Description: This training defines security standards for protecting confidential information collected and maintained by the TB/HIV/STD and Viral Hepatitis Section associated with surveillance, epidemiology, public health follow-up, the Texas Medication Program and any other confidential information within the Section.

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Schools of Public Health, Colleges, and Universities

Schools of Public Health offer training, coursework, degrees, and certificates for public health workforce development.

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DSHS-Hosted Training and Conferences

Information on upcoming training and conferences hosted by DSHS.

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Training Databases and Resources

Links to TX TRAIN, CDC, Public Health Training Centers, and Texas Health Steps training databases and resources.

Last updated March 24, 2022