Healthy Homes Essentials for Environmental Professionals

This training is a condensed version of the Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners course for accelerated training for those individuals who already have certification as a professional in a healthy home field of expertise. It complements hazard-specific training in lead-based paint, radon, mold, pests, and asbestos. It identifies root causes of health problems in a home and links them to the seven principles of healthy housing. Course participants will have additional understanding of how their current area(s) of expertise can be integrated with the healthy homes principles so they are better prepared to make healthy homes a reality in their communities.

Course Information

Typical Agenda

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe four housing conditions and their associated health problems
  • Identify three populations at higher risk for housing related disease and injury.
  • Identify three types of codes used to enforce remediation of housing-related hazards.
  • Explain how to work with people to get important information from them about potential hazards in the home.
  • Identify key routes of exposure and their relationship to housing hazards.

Available CEUs:

  • This program has been approved for 4.00 CEUs by the Building Performance Institute (BPI).

To register for this course, go to the Healthy Homes Training Center Schedule of Classes. If you don’t see this course listed, it’s not being taught at this time, but please check back since courses are added continuously. The cost of this course is determined by the Training Center partner who is offering this course. The cost of this course is determined by the Training Center partner who is offering this course.

Please contact Laura Titus for more information about this course.

Who Should Attend

Property Managers, Pest Management Professionals, Lead Poisoning Case Managers, Asthma Case Managers, Weatherization Specialists, Lead Risk Assessors, Licensed Home Inspectors, Energy Auditors, Public Health Nurses, Housing Code Inspectors, Environmental Health Professionals