Competency Development

Competency development and application are a major part of the SPHTC's workforce development strategy. The SPHTC has a number of competency-tools to assist health departments in workforce planning. We can assist state and local public health agencies with their workforce assessment needs. The links on the left provide discipline specific training and tools for competency-based professional development.

The National Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals, The Council on Linkages between Academia and Practice, 2010.

Self Scoring Self Assessment Tools

Focus Group Questions

Key stakeholder interview questions

Needs Assessment Reports

North Carolina Workforce Assessment Reports

West Virginia Local Public Health Department 2012 Workforce Assessment Survey Final Report

West Virginia Bureau for Public Health 2012 Workforce Assessment Survey Final Report-January 2013

Needs Assessment Tools

Needs Assessment Protocol Template

Other Competency Sets








Last updated July 1, 2014