February 9, 2017 • 8:30am - 4pm • Rome, GA
Regardless of our role and responsibilities within our organization, knowing how to effectively communicate is vital to our success and impact in working with others. This one-day, interactive training will focus on understanding our own communication style, exploring the ways we communicate and enhancing our communication skills in working with colleagues, clients, and the community.
Being a good communicator is not a natural ability but is a skill that can be strengthened. Course activities will focus on increasing our self-awareness about how we communicate, how we understand others and are ourselves understood. Topics will include strategies to enhance written and verbal communications as well as overcoming barriers to effective communication.
At the end of the training, participants will be able to:
- Describe key concepts of communication theory
- Identify ways to enhance written communications
- Identify ways to enhance verbal communications
Click here to register for this training.
The training is part of the Region IV Public Health Training Center's Public Health Practice Academy series. The goal of the Public Health Practice Academy is to provide public health professionals, serving underserved populations and areas, with core skills that can be used in public health decision making.
Series Objectives - By the end of the Academy, participants will be able to:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the
Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Centers for
Disease Control & Prevention and School of Public Health, Emory
University. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®)
to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a
provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses
Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides 6.0 contact hours.
IACET CEU (other professionals): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.6 CEU's for this program.
CECH (health educators):
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a
designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in
health education by the National Commission for Health Education
Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health
Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education
Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 6 total Category I
continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing
education contact hours available are 0.0. CDC provider number GA0082.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Floyd County Health Department16th East 12th StreetRome, Georgia 30161
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