Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center

           The Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RM-PHTC) is housed within the Center for Public Health Practice at the Colorado School of Public Health. We are one of the 10 Regional Public Health Training Centers designated by the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to provide training to professionals addressing public health issues. We serve Region VIII – which includes Colorado, Montana, North and South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.

        RM-PHTC works in partnership with subject matter experts to develop a skilled workforce, prepared to address public health needs in their communities. Our expertise in adult learning theory and instructional design ensures engaging, relevant trainings.  

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Learn more about our training approach and how to connect with trainings that meet your or your organization’s needs.


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Consultation & Training Support

Do you have a training idea that you’d like help bringing to life? Interested in taking an in-person training online? Need registration support for a training you’re hosting? Let’s talk.

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Student Leaders in Public Health

Stipends available to students completing field placement projects in public health!


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Leading Improvement Projects

This training was developed for people that will be helping to facilitate quality improvement (QI) projects within their agency and are looking for helpful tools, templates and experience.

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Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change

Click the button below to view a list compiled by RM-PHTC staff to learn more about the PSE process.

Thriving in an Online Work Environment

Full of useful tips, practices, and resources for staying productive and connected in an online environment, this course can be viewed in its entirety or by individual topics.

Health Equity: A Guide for Public Health Practitioners

Click the button below to see a list of curated learning opportunities on Health Equity reviewed by the RM-PHTC team for your reference.

Shared Risk and Protective Factors Conference

This conference focuses on learning and implementing ​strategies that take ​a shared risk and protective factor approach to prevent multiple forms of violence, injury and substance abuse​, helping ​multiple programs and agencies​ achieve their desired outcomes​.

Working with Coalitions

Click the button below to see a list curated learning opportunities on Coalitions reviewed by the RM-PHTC team for your reference.

Evidence-Based Public Health

This unique, online training series covers core concepts like: defining public health issues, conducting community assessments, prioritizing options, and evaluating program and policy impacts.

Health Equity: LGBTQ

Eliminating health disparities and improving health among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) individuals is imperative to achieving health equity. This introductory online course is about understanding the issues - we will examine ourselves and work to better understand the experience of those in the LGBTQ community.

Marijuana Training Suite

Click the button below to see a list of curated learning opportunities on Marijuana reviewed by the RM-PHTC team for your reference.

Social Justice Approach to Youth Engagement

During this seven-week course, participants will be expected to critically analyze how power, privilege, and oppression operate in their own lives and participate in conversations regarding how they can disrupt systems of power that oppress young people.