Physical Activity: Active Community Workshop
The Minnesota Department of Health offers Active Community Workshop Facilitator Training.
- Train co-facilitators on how to conduct Active Community Workshops
- Outline how a workshop may assist a community in completion of a community walkability assessment and development of a community action plan
- Realize a cost savings of about $2,500 per workshop with trained local facilitators
Public health professionals with expertise in physical activity, health promotion, and chronic disease prevention would be well suited as co-facilitators. Positions could include physical activity specialists, health educators, and health promotion specialists.
Public planning professionals with expertise in transportation engineering and community design would also be well suited as co-facilitators. Positions could include county or city engineers and county or city planners.
These trainings are only offered through local public health agencies and tribal governments in Minnesota. Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Let's Go for a Walk assessment guide (pdf 242kb/4 pgs) is a quick community walkability assessment tool in a brochure format.
To order free print copies, contact the Minnesota Department of Health at 651-201-5440.