Accreditation Technical Assistance for Missouri Local Public Health Agencies (LPHAs)

MOCPHE has been awarded a contract from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) to provide accreditation support and technical assistance to LPHAs in Missouri. Our team is committed to providing guidance for LPHAs in Missouri seeking accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) or the Missouri Institute for Community Health (MICH). Whether you need assistance navigating the process or require specialized support in addressing specific standards or criteria, MOCPHE is dedicated to helping you along the way as you work towards enhancing the health and well-being of your community. With our committed team and wide range of resources, you can confidently progress on the path towards achieving accreditation.

Learning Events

PHAB Learning Collaborative (Hosted by MOCPHE):
Second Tuesday of each month from 2:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. CT.
Provides guidance and support to LPHAs navigating the complexities of PHAB accreditation. 
For more info, email

MICH/PHAB Information Session (Hosted by MOCPHE):
Wednesday, April 3rd from 1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. CT. Register Here!
New to accreditation? Join our informational session on MICH and PHAB accreditation, featuring representatives from both bodies and a DHSS representative discussing funding options for LPHAs. Get your questions answered and learn about the accreditation process.
For more info, email

A Beginner's Guide to CHA/CHIP/Strategic Planning (Hosted by MOCPHE): Monday, May 13th from 10:00 - 11:30 A.M. CT. [Register Here] Join our beginner-friendly virtual training on CHA, CHIP, and Strategic Planning. Perfect for newcomers or those seeking a refresher, you'll learn the essentials of these interconnected plans through interactive discussions and practical exercises. This session is your guide to crafting a sustainable community health improvement strategy and kickstarting your accreditation journey. Email with questions. 

PHAB Readiness Assessment Training Sessions (Hosted by PHAB):
4/24/24 – 10:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. ET (9:00 - 10:30 CT)
     6/25/24 – 2:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. ET (1:00 - 2:30 CT)
     8/28/24 – 3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. ET (2:00 - 3:30 CT)
To register, email:

PHAB Accreditation Training Sessions (Hosted by PHAB):
Webinar: Service and Resource Sharing Approaches- Focus on the Public Health Workforce

4/9/2024 12:00 - 1:00 PM CT [Register Here]
Version 2022 Initial Accreditation & Pathways Training  
5/9/2024 – 12:00 - 4:00 PM CT [Register Here]
PHAB Accreditation 101: The Basics 
5/15/2024  –  2:00 - 3:00 PM CT [Register Here]
New Accreditation Coordinator Training
5/16/2024 1:00 - 3:00 PM CT [Register Here]

The MOCPHE accreditation team is here to be your dedicated partner throughout your accreditation journey!

For inquiries or assistance, please reach out to

MOCPHE member meetings occur every other Wednesday morning at 10 a.m.

Interested in joining a meeting?
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