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.

  • July 11 - 12, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Registration: Open, will close on June 23
  • August 8 - 9, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Registration: will open on July 1


      How to Register

      NOTE: Please use Google Chrome to access the VTA+ registration and course website. ​

    Training Course Information

    Cultural Humility Team Email: [email protected]

    Audience/Who Should Register: Local Health Jurisdiction (LHJ) and state employees who are working as case investigators (CI) or contact tracers (CT). A prerequisite of this course is successful completion of the VTA Case Investigation & Contact Tracing training.

    Length of Course: 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.

    Continuing Education Units (CEUs): UCSF Pandemic Initiative for Equity and Action is an approved provider of continuing education by the California State Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 17635. This training is approved for up to 13 continuing education hours. Board requirements prevent us from offering CE credit to people who arrive more than 15 minutes after the start of the training or leave the training early. Therefore, partial credit will not be awarded. For questions about CEUs, please email: [email protected].

    Cancellation Policy: Please notify program team 48 hours before training date if you would like to cancel or reschedule.

    Refund Policy: Classes are free of charge and no refund will be provided.

    Accessibility Accommodations: Our goal is to create trainings that are accessible to everyone. Please email us about accessibility barriers or to request accommodations: [email protected]. Please send your accommodation request at least one week before your training date. We'll do our best to support any accommodation requests regardless of timing.

    Training Agenda

    Note: Final training agenda available on the LMS course page.