The trainings listed below are FREE. Instructors can travel to many locations across the state if 10 or more people are committed to attending the training and a room with appropriate space is available. For each training, we bring lots of resources including fact sheets, educational materials, and door prizes.

To request a training, contact Megan Hoert Hughes at (919) 966-2463 or meganhughes@unc.edu


Environmental Asthma Triggers

iaq3 hour training

This training provides information on indoor and outdoor exposures that exacerbate asthma and allergies and strategies for health professionals to communicate with their patients about eliminating or reducing those exposures. Educational materials can be used with populations of varying literacy levels to help them understand current environmental health research about asthma and allergies and its implications for their daily lives.


Get the Lead Out! Sources and Solutions for Childhood Lead Poisoning

mom_baby_floor2.5 hour training

This training prepares health professionals to address childhood lead poisoning in their communities. The session includes information on sources of lead in the home and school and child care environments and solutions for reducing lead in these settings. Participants will be briefed on state and federal policies, such as the CDC Guidelines on Lead and Pregnancy, and other resources that will help them serve vulnerable populations.


5 Steps to a Healthy Home

family_house2 hour training

This training prepares health professionals, childcare providers, and parents to identify and provide solutions for addressing environmental health hazards in the home. The training includes information on addressing lead, pests and pesticides, mold and moisture, indoor air pollution, and home safety. This training is especially appropriate for professionals who conduct home and clinical visits.