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2016 Summer New Local Health Officer Orientation Recap

Wednesday, July 20, 2016   (0 Comments)
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On July 13th and 14th, WALHDAB and DPH held it’s summer orientation for new local health officers.

There were a total of eight new health officers in attendance, four of which belong to a new training cohort. The training was held in Wausau, Wisconsin at the Jefferson Street Inn.

The summer session included a packed schedule that covered the topics of Colors Communication (training refresher), Communication, Human Health Hazards, Board of Health Relationships, Supervision, Budget: Funding and Billing, and Change Management. The new health officers shared enthusiasm for their new roles and acknowledged the value this training provides. 

Special thank you to our speakers Melissa Kono, UW- Extension; Stephanie Richards, Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute; Jeff Kindrai, Grant County; Sue Kunferman, Wood County; Donna Rozer, Wood County Board of Health; Mary Dorn, Outagamie County; Patti Wohlfeil, Waushara County; Rob Sommerfeld, DPH; Yvette Smith, DPH; Cynthia Bodendein, Sauk County; Linda Conlon, Oneida County. 

Congratulations to our newest orientation graduate, Jayme Schenk,  from Marquette County!

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