NEHA March 2024 Journal of Environmental Health



and verification audit (SAVA) processes, worksheets, and forms. Participants should be program managers or directly responsible for conducting program self-assessments and preparing for verifi- cation audits. A separate registration for the SAVA workshop will open in early 2024. Fee: $150. Overcoming Burnout in Environmental Health Workshop (July 15) As environmental health professionals, you are on the front line of public health, often navigating complex situations to safeguard our communities. The intensity and demands of these crucial roles can sometimes lead to exhaustion, overwhelm, and burnout. This a ects both team synergy and agency e ectiveness and you person- ally and professionally. In our session, we’ll delve into the causes and consequences of burnout unique to environmental health work. We will equip you with practical tools and strategies to rec- ognize burnout’s early signs, tackle its root causes, and optimize professional thriving. Fee: No cost, but preregistration is required. The workshop is open to NEHA members only. Private Well Preparedness Workshop: Strategies to Mitigate the Impacts of Natural Disasters on Private Wells (July 15) Developed with CDC and the National Network of Public Health Institutes, this workshop is designed to address the challenges private well owners face during natural disasters. Participants will engage in presentations and roundtable discussions focused on understanding the unique impacts of di erent natural disasters on private wells; strategies for safeguarding well water before, dur- ing, and after disasters; adapting outreach and educational e orts for well owners during crises; and sharing experiences and best practices for disaster preparedness and recovery. Participants will have the opportunity to share experiences and learn from peers and expert panelists. Fee: No cost, but preregistration is required. Tribal Small Private Water Systems Workshop: Addressing Unique Challenges and Opportunities (July 15) Recognizing that small private water systems in tribal jurisdictions have unique aspects and requirements, this workshop will dive into the distinct hurdles and prospects in tribal communities. The workshop will o er interactive sessions that focus and build on the specific training needs of professionals working within these communities to foster active participation and allow attendees to share practical strategies for the e ective management and safety of tribal small private water systems. Further, attendees will be able to share best practices, discuss barriers, and brainstorm innovative solutions. Fee: No cost, but preregistration is required. NEHA Sta“ Profiles As part of tradition, we feature new sta members in the Journal around the time of their 1-year anniversary. These profiles give you an opportunity to get to know our sta better and to learn more

Fee: $649 for NEHA members and $749 for nonmembers. We are also oering an AEC registration bundle price of $1,329 for NEHA mem- bers and $1,604 for nonmembers. Registration includes the REHS/RS Study Guide . Aliate Leadership Workshop and Aliate Presidents Council (July 15) Our aliate leaders are invited to collaborate, learn, and network at this one half-day workshop. This annual workshop aims to pro- vide aliates with tips and resources for running successful asso- ciations. Fee: No cost, but preregistration is required. Body Art Facility Inspector Training (July 14–15) The introductory-level course focuses on the fundamentals of body art facility inspection. The course will cover public health risks, communication, infection control, inspection procedures and requirements, equipment review, and more. Participants will leave with the knowledge to confidently inspect a body art facility. Instructors are experienced body art facility inspectors and indus- try professionals with real-world experience. Fee: $349 for NEHA members and $449 for nonmembers. Climate for Health Ambassador Training (July 15) We are partnering with Climate for Health, a program of ecoAmer- ica, to o er this training to help build the capacity of environmen- tal health professionals to be involved in local climate and health conversations. The Climate for Health Ambassador Training will equip participants with knowledge, hands-on experience, and resources to speak and act confidently on climate change and solu- tions. Fee: No cost, but preregistration is required. Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code: Aquatic Venue Public Health Inspector Course (July 15) This new Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code certifica- tion course is designed just for public health ocials. Based on the Model Aquatic Health Code from the Centers for Disease Con- trol and Prevention (CDC), the course provides the information needed to confidently inspect commercial pools. Fee: $300. Environmental Health and Land Reuse (EHLR) Immersion Training (July 13–15) This interactive 2.5-day training aims to increase the skills of envi- ronmental health professionals by enabling them to engage in land reuse and redevelopment work. This training takes our EHLR basic training and embeds a deeper dive into the tools used in the first three modules (i.e., community engagement, risk evaluation, and risk communication). Fee: $150 for NEHA members and $195 for nonmembers. NEHA and FDA National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards Self-Assessment and Verification Audit Workshop (July 13–15) This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the FDA Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Stan- dards criteria and an in-depth understanding of the self-assessment


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