DSHS Hosted Training and Conferences

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Data Security and Confidentiality Training 2021

Date/Time: Watch on Demand

Description: This training defines security standards for protecting confidential information collected and maintained by the TB/HIV/STD and Viral Hepatitis Section associated with surveillance, epidemiology, public health follow-up, the Texas Medication Program and any other confidential information within the Section.


Data Discovery Workshop

Date/Time: Upon Request

Description: The Center for Health Statistics periodically hosts a DSHS Data Discovery Workgroup where all major types of data within the Agency are discussed. During the day-long workshop, each dataset is reviewed for content and how persons can access the data using official procedures.

A more condensed Data Discovery Workshop is also available to bring onsite to interested parties such as academic partners. CHS staff members will travel to the partner’s site and present the abbreviated workshop in person.

Email CHS-info@dshs.texas.gov to request this training


Texas Blood Lead Surveillance - Ways to Report Blood Lead Test Results

Date/Time: Watch on Demand

Description: Blood lead test results can be reported to the Texas Department of State Health Services in a variety of ways, including electronically.


Texas Blood Lead Surveillance – Follow-up for Elevated Lead Levels

Date/Time: Watch on Demand

Description: Recommended follow-up care for children with elevated blood lead results.


HIV-STD Trainings

Date/Time: Various

Description: This website provides the schedule of upcoming HIV-STD trainings and links to register. Trainings include trauma informed care, HIV navigation in Texas, motivational interviewing, and many others.


Last updated April 23, 2021