Essentials for Healthy Homes Training
In collaboration with the National Center for Healthy Housing and the Florida
Department of Health's Healthy Homes Program, we are excited to offer a unique
training opportunity to Florida Department of Health staff and our partners.
This training is free of charge. The deadline to register is May 16, 2012.
Please share and forward this announcement to anyone you think might be
interested in this training.
What: Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners
When: May 30 and 31, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Capital Circle Office Center (CCOC)
Betty Easley Conference Center, Room 152
4075 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399
The two-day Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners Course highlights the
connection between health and housing, and will help participants identify and
resolve problems which threaten the health and well-being of residents. The
training will focus on mitigating health and safety issues such as lead
poisoning, asthma, carbon monoxide poisoning, chemical exposure and other
Additional information about the training:
Announcement and Registration form
. Available CEUs
. Additionally, check with your accrediting organization about CEUs
for your own profession/credentials
After the second day of training, we will be offering the exam for the Healthy
Homes Specialist Credential through the National Environmental Health
Association (NEHA). Additional information about the Healthy Homes Specialist
Credential, requirements to obtain it, fees and payment information, and
application form are attached. Also, more information about the credential can
be found at
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you
do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records
request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this
office by phone or in writing (F.S. 668.6076)
Cheryl Urbas at (850) 245-4444, extension 2959, or , if you are interested in taking
the exam so we can make sure we have enough exams available.
send your application for the credential to NEHA by May 16, 2012 (mailing information
is on the application). If those interested cannot get the application to NEHA
by this date then you can bring the completed application with fees to the
training, but please still let Ms. Urbas know that you will be taking the exam.