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Massachusetts Association of Public Health Nurses



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CDC CERC Training Available Online

For those who still need Risk Communications Training the CDC’s CERC Training is available online at


Course Objectives are as follows:

                        Explain Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) principles.

                        Describe the psychology of a crisis and the type of messages each audience needs.

                        Explain how to tailor messages.

                        Define core concepts of crisis communication planning.

                        Explain the roles of the media and spokesperson.

                        Describe the benefits of social media and mobile media devices

                        Identify ways to develop relationships with stakeholders and partners.

Local Public Health Institute   

Local public health professionals are busier than ever, and their training needs more complex. Working in collaboration with the Advisory Committee in Local Public Health, the Institute has developed a range of programs that cover a variety of topics key to effective local public health practice. In order to make the training accessible statewide, the Institute leverages a variety of training delivery methods, including traditional classroom training, asynchronous online modules, live webinar sessions, and blended formats. 

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