Onboarding and Training Resources
Staff and personnel involved with Case Investigation, Contact Tracing, and Resource Coordination efforts at Colorado’s local and state health departments are required to complete a core set of knowledge and skill-based training. Training Now Open! The training modules are now available (Register here).
A training track for each role has been created, with some common training across roles. Individuals with previous public health, health care, disease investigation, or care navigation experience may be able to test-out of some components of the training. Certificates of completion are available and required by Colorado’s local and state public health departments.
Topics covered in the training include:
- Colorado’s Public Health System
- COVID-19 information and recommendations
- Forms and database information
- HIPAA and confidentiality
- Interview skills
- Professional boundaries
- Cultural responsiveness
The required training includes approximately 3-4 hours of self-paced, online training, followed by 3 hours of live, instructor-led skill practice, held via Zoom.
Intro to Public Health in the Time of COVID
The Colorado Public Health Workforce Collaborative training is now part of the Public Health Pre-Apprenticeship Program through the Community College of Denver and Arapahoe Community College! After completing the Case Investigation, Contact Tracing, or Resource Coordination training, you can complete 1 self-paced Career Exploration module and receive a free consultation with a Career Navigator. What’s more? You’ll receive a $100 Amazon gift card! Register here.
Colorado Public Health Workforce Collaborative