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Healthy Homes Training
Healthy Home Assessment - Principles & Practice
Hosted by the City of San Diego, Environmental Services Department, November 13-14, 2013
Learn how to conduct a Healthy Homes Assessment
Have you completed the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) "Essentials for Healthy Home Practitioners" training? Go one step further and build on your understanding of the connection between health and housing. Learn how to identify and analyze common home environmental issues which threaten the health and safety of residents.
Healthy Home Assessment - Principles & Practice teaches basic environmental measurement, sampling, and visual assessment techniques, as well as in home education, action plans and intervention options. The course includes classroom training and a hands-on workshop in a local home to ensure you obtain a working knowledge of on-site assessment protocols. Course is taught by Kevin Kennedy, a national expert from Children's Hospital Mercy, Kansas City.
This training offers 13.75 National Environmental Health Association
(NEHA) Continuing Education Units!
Learn On-site Assessment Protocols!
- Taking an Environmental History
- Use a Visual Assessment Tool to Identify Hazards
- Assessment Tips & Techniques
- Basic Measurement Tools Practive
- Advanced Meaqsurement Overview
- Basic Sampling Techniques
- Site Reconnaissance
- Qualitative and Quantitative Assessments
- Providing in-Home Education
- Healthy Homes Interventions and Action Plans
Time Each Day: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Online registration closes October 30, 2013.
9601 Ridgehaven Court,San Diego, CA 92123
Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments provided each day.
For more information, or if you need lodging options, please email Robert Cox or call 858-492-5015.
The City of San Diego is a training partner in the National Healthy Housing Training Center and Network sponsored by the National Center for Healthy Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Lead Safety and Healthy Homes Program has additional information about program services and lead poisoning symptoms and prevention.
The Lead Safety and Healthy Homes Program can provide individual training as needed. For information, or to schedule a lead-safety training, email Robert Cox or telephone 858-492-5015.