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Training and Professional Development
School Staff and Coaches

In this section of the School Health Website you will find a diverse range of accredited and non-accredited trainings developed by different school health partner programs. Although there are several trainings with different focus areas, all the training opportunities are designed to improve the health and environment of Montana Public Schools. Trainings featured on this site come from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, the Montana Office of Public Instruction, and other school health partners.

 

 

 

Asthma

The Montana Asthma Control Program Online Training offers OPI renewal units to school staff and coaches and Licensing Credits to Childcare Providers. Trainings are designed to educate participants on creating asthma friendly schools and childcare facilities.

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Asthma

Trainings are provided free of charge upon request from the school or childcare facility. Training options are available for school staff, coaches, and daycare facility employees. The trainings are worth 1 OPI renewal units for school staff and coaches and 2 childcare licensing credits for childcare providers.

Participants will learn:

  • General asthma knowledge
  • How to identify common asthma triggers
  • How to identify signs and symptoms of an asthma episode
  • How to help students avoid asthma exacerbations at school
  • Steps to take during all stages of an asthma attack

Contact Information:
Website: dphhs.mt.gov/asthma
William Biskupiak, Health Educator- Montana Asthma Control Program
wbiskupiak@mt.gov

Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury

 

Diabetes

 

Drug Education

 

Emergency Planning

 

Environmental Health

 

Fitness (Physical Activity)

 

First Aid/CPR

 

Immunizations

 

Infection Control

 

Injury Prevention

 

Mental Health

 

Nutrition