Launching a Healthy Homes Initiative

This course brings together health and housing professionals from state and local agencies as well as other health and housing organizations. The goal of the training is to identify policies and practices to establish robust programs to make homes healthier. Participants will work with a case study developed for the training to analyze threats to resident health and identify opportunities to reduce those threats through improved and coordinated housing and health services. The course integrates engaging presentations with real-world problem solving exercises to create an engaging and informative session.

Course Information

Typical Agenda

Learning Objectives:

Participants completing the course will be able to:

  • State seven healthy homes principles
  • Explain the connection of those principles to health impacts and hazards in the home
  • Identify the organizations and programs that can make a home healthier
  • Describe the basic tools agencies and organizations can use to make homes healthier
  • Name five action steps that can be implemented in the next six months to launch a healthy homes program

Available CEUs: none at this time

Please contact Laura Titus for more information about this course.

Who Should Attend

Health Department Staff, Housing Agency Personnel, Policy Makers, Community-based Organizations, University Staff