Self-Paced Online Training Courses

The Healthy Homes Training Center recognizes that self-paced online training gives you the opportunity to take trainings that may not otherwise fit into your schedule or travel budget.

Currently available self-paced online courses are listed below. We look forward to adding additional online courses in the future. If you have any questions or have feedback on any of our courses, please contact Laura Titus or call 443-539-4161.

Available Courses

Basic Principles of Healthy Homes Online Course
Basic Principles of Healthy Homes is an engaging and interactive self-paced online course. Whether you’re a community health worker, home assessor, home inspector, program manager, or anyone concerned about healthy housing, this course was designed with you in mind. You will learn about the well-documented link between health and housing; become familiar with the 8 principles of keeping your home healthy; identify the four interdependent systems found in most homes that impact not just our health, but our quality of life; and develop strategies for communicating with residents.

To register for this course, go to the Schedule of Classes page.

Eco-Healthy Child Care Online Course

This fun and educational, interactive course is designed for early care and learning professionals and those who offer technical assistance and/or training to child care providers. Parents will find it useful for the home environment as well! Learn why children are uniquely vulnerable to common environmental health hazards (e.g., lead, pesticides, household chemicals, unsafe plastics), and receive practical and no-to-low cost strategies for preventing children’s exposures to toxics. You have 30 days to complete this course. This contains all 12 modules. A certificate of completion will be awarded with an 80% or higher score on the post-test.

To register for this course, go to the Schedule of Classes page.

An Introduction to IPM in Multifamily Housing Online Course
This self-paced online course is designed to help property managers and owners implement a comprehensive integrated pest management (IPM) program by bringing the stakeholders, especially resident leaders, together to develop the skills and practices needed to effectively eliminate pests such as cockroaches and rodents from multifamily housing. The target audiences for this course are property managers and owners, resident leaders, maintenance staff and their pest control contractors. Bottom line: How to control critters without poisoning people and the environment.

This course will take about an hour and includes handouts (which you will download) and four short pop quizzes. There is no cost for this course.

Click on the title link above to register for this course. After you submit your registration information, you will automatically be taken to the start page for the course.

Additional Resources
Integrated Pest Management: A Guide for Affordable Housing
What’s Working for Bed Bug Control in Multifamily Housing

Pediatric Environmental Home Assessment Online Course
This self-paced online course is designed to prepare nurses to recognize potential environmental hazards as part of a primary prevention approach and recommend preventative action or make appropriate referrals for conditions that may be caused by a housing-related hazard. For more information about this course, click on the title link.

To register for this course, go to the Schedule of Classes page.