Join us in these FREE trainings. Instructors travel to targeted locations across the state if 10 or more people are registered to attend the training and a room with appropriate space is available. Lots of resources are provided at each training, including hands-on learning activities, fact sheets, educational materials and door prizes. All trainings are based on peer-reviewed research.

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 exposures in homes and communities that worsen asthma and allergies, as well as strategies for public health and child care professionals to communicate with their patients about reducing those exposures. Educational materials and hands-on learning activities are appropriate for professionals to use with vulnerable populations and varying literacy levels.


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.


Healthy Homes

family_house4 hour training

This training prepares health and housing professionals, childcare providers, and parents to identify and provide solutions for addressing environmental health hazards in the home. Training topics includes information on addressing lead, pests and pesticides, mold and moisture, and indoor air pollution. The training also covers why things like radon, carbon monoxide, and indoor humidity should be monitored in the home. This training is especially appropriate for professionals who conduct home and clinical visits.