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Mpox Disease Intervention

The goal of this training is to prepare staff of local health departments to perform effective disease intervention interviews for mpox. This training builds on the Essential Interviewing Skills for Disease Intervention (EISDI) course and aims to apply course skills and knowledge to the complexities and nuances specifically related to mpox. EISDI is not a requirement for MDI.

Training Format

This training includes:

  • Live webinar: 4 hours,
  • Self-study material: approximately 3.5 hours

You must complete the 3.5 hours of self-study before attending the live webinar.

Upcoming Training & Registration Dates

Registration closes 3 business days prior to the training date at 5 PM. You must register for the live webinar and each learning collaborative separately.

Live Webinar

All live webinars are held from 9 AM to 1 PM Pacific Time.

  • Tuesday, October 17
  • Monday, November 13
  • Tuesday, December 5

You must complete the 3.5 hours of self-study before attending the live webinar.

Training Team Contact

Register on CPPR Learn

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

Training Course Information

Audience/Who Should Register:  Local Health Jurisdiction (LHJ) and state employees who will be facilitating disease intervention interviews for mpox with members of the public.

Length of Training: This training includes one blended training (3.5 hours of self-study and 4 hours of a live webinar) and 2, two-hour learning collaboratives. For the blended training, you must complete approximately 3.5 hours of self-study on CPPR Learn before attending the live webinar. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Communicate accurate information about mpox symptoms, transmission, prevention, treatment, and services. 
  • Demonstrate awareness of the lived experiences of gay, bi, other men who have sex with men (MSM), including transgender men, and other trans people as it relates to mpox.
  • Demonstrate a sex-positive, person-centered approach to taking a sexual history for mpox.
  • Use motivational interviewing and health coaching tools to support clients in seeking vaccination, screening, or treatment for mpox.
  • Examine personal and structural biases to reduce stigma during mpox interviews.

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.

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