Total Worker Health® Professional Program

Set yourself apart, change workplace culture, and shape the future of work.

About the training

This training, developed by experts at the Colorado School of Public Health, delivers practicing professionals essential tools for creating thriving workplaces. After completing this program, you will be prepared to apply the Total Worker Health (TWH) approach, applied solutions that advance worker health, safety, and well-being.

This online program will help you understand the benefits of the TWH approach and how to masterfully apply it in any organization. Upon completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Who should apply

Ready to take the next step in shaping workplace culture? This training is for you! This program adds value to the experience of:

  • Occupational health and safety experts
  • Benefits and HR professionals
  • Business owners, executives, senior managers
  • Public health professionals

What people are saying

My organization was looking for a solution to well-being and I had exploration of TWH in my five-year plan.

My organization liked the idea and pulled it forward, however with my limited TWH knowledge, I wanted to develop a basis for it going forward.

— Anonymous industrial hygienist
I currently work in consulting. I’ve noticed clients have an increased interest in applying different strategies to engage their workers and improve employee retention. I apply TWH concepts when developing strategies to help clients engage their remote, hybrid, or returning to the office workforce.

— Anonymous ergonomics & safety professional
As someone that is new to the field I found it helpful for building a foundation in TWH. In the clinical world, it has sadly been overlooked…

— Anonymous physician leader


This program is designed for working professionals that are seeking on-demand training. The online course will cover:

  • An introduction to TWH
  • Skills and case studies on how to design a customized, inclusive, and effective TWH program
  • How to engage management and workers in TWH
  • How to maintain a culture of TWH in different industries

How to enroll

Enroll in the course here.

Online enrollment provides learners with 3-month access to all course materials.

Program faculty

David Shapiro BA

Senior Manager, Programs and Partnerships

Natalie Schwatka PhD, MS

Assistant Professor

Liliana Tenney DrPH, MPH

Assistant Professor, Director of Outreach and Programs (CHWE)

Lee Newman MD, MA

Distinguished Professor, Director (CHWE)

This program is supported by a cooperative agreement (2 U19OH011227-06-00) with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health as part of one of 10 national Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health and a cooperative agreement (T42OH009229) with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health as part of one of 18 national Education and Research Centers.

Total Worker Health® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Participation by the Center for Health, Work & Environment does not imply endorsement by HHS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Center for Health, Work & Environment

Colorado School of Public Health

CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

Suite W3111

Mail Stop B119

Aurora, CO 80045

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