Healthy Homes Assessment: Principles and Practice

This training provides the basic knowledge and skills individuals needs to perform basic healthy home assessments. It is intended for those professionals who have completed either the Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners or the Healthy Homes Essentials for Environmental Professionals course and who plan to perform home assessments as part of their professional activities. This course teaches the basic skills needed to take an environmental history, to perform a systematic visual assessment of indoor environments, how to use basic assessment tools, basic environmental sampling concept sand effective communication of assessment results. Course participants will have obtained specific assessment skills that allow them to advise home occupants on the best actions to take to resolve environmental problems and make their home the healthiest it can be.

Course Information

Typical Agenda

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide a brief history of the healthy home initiative in which federal agencies have been involved.
  • Explain the scope of a healthy home assessment process including the basic steps from the initial phone call to the reporting of assessment results.
  • Describe up to five home conditions that might be described during an environmental history.
  • Take a basic environmental history from a client, and identify up to five key health concerns that often serve as indicators of unhealthy environmental conditions.

Available CEUs:

  • This program has been approved for 13.75 CE hours through the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA).

To register for this course, click here to be taken to the Healthy Homes Training Center course catalog. If this course is not showing in the course catalog, it’s because it’s not being offered at this time. Please check back since courses are added all the time.

Please contact Laura Titus for more information about this course.

Who Should Attend:

Professionals who have taken the Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners course and plan to perform home assessments as part of their professional activities.