Including People with Disabilities: Public Health Workforce Competencies

Dr. Adriene Griffen and Shannon Haworth, Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)’s public health team members, recently presented their work on including people with disabilities into public health workforce competencies at the 2016 Southwest Conference on Disability. The purpose of the competencies are to provide information on the relationship between public health programs and health outcomes among people with disabilities.

View the full presentation here.  It includes the complete list of competencies, as well as resources and learning modules to enhance disability inclusion skills for public health practitioners. Visit www.disabilityinpublichealth.org for the complete list of competencies, as well as resources and learning modules to enhance disability inclusion skills for public health practitioners.

About Anastasia Sonneman

Anastasia Sonneman serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in environmental health, health and disability, and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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