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Cultural Humility

Upcoming Training & Registration Dates

All trainings are held in Pacific Time. Registration closes 7 business days prior to the training date at 5 PM.

The 4-5 hour online self-study must be completed before attending the live training.

  • May 24 to 25, 9 AM – 1 PM | Registration will open April 3
  • July 26 to 27, 9 AM – 1 PM | Registration will open June 5

Training Team Contact:

Register on VTA+ Learn

Note: Please use Google Chrome to access the VTA+ Learn registration page and website.

Training Information

Audience/Who Should Register: Local Health Jurisdiction (LHJ) and state employees who are working as case investigators (CI) or contact tracers (CT).

Length of Training: 4-5 hours of self-study and 8 hours in a live webinar split between 2 days

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize and understand how our lived experiences impact the work we do in our communities.
  • Build rapport and relationships through effective listening and communication skills.
  • Understand how to create egalitarian and reciprocal relationships with communities.
  • Identify accommodations required for participation and share accessible information.
  • Recognize and understand lived experiences of communities we serve to better provide recommendations, support and services.
  • Identify, assess, and analyze how CI/CT can be advocates for communities and bridges between communities and public health staff with the goal of building stronger collaborations.
  • Effectively engage with COVID-19 contacts through the practice of cultural humility strategies and techniques in order for contacts to successfully implement COVID-19 risk reduction recommendations.
  • Demonstrate own growth towards cultural humility.

Cancellation and Refund Policies: Please notify program team 48 hours before training date if you would like to cancel or reschedule. Classes are free of charge and no refund will be provided.

NOTE: Final training agenda available in the training on the VTA+ website. ​

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