Learning Collaboratives


 
ABOUT
ENCOUNTERING CHALLENGES WITH CASE INVESTIGATION OR CONTACT TRACING?
Join us for our learning collaboratives!
 
In our learning collaboratives, you’ll enhance your knowledge and skills by discussing critical issues, solving problems, and sharing challenges that are unique to contact tracers and case investigators.

Session topics are determined based on feedback from participants and announced in advance, so check back regularly. Popular learning collaborative topics will be repeated monthly.
 
 
UPCOMING SESSIONS
SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES TO ADDRESS CHALLENGING SITUATIONS
Date: May 7, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern

This Learning Collaborative will consider how to respond to challenging situations that occur during the interviews. Contact tracers and case investigators have identified concerns such as dealing with anger, disbelief, resistance, grief, and mistrust as common challenges they experience. Strategies, techniques, and skills to respond to interviewees respectfully will be discussed and applied during sessions to support your confidence in conducting the contact tracing and case investigation interviews.
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SELF-CARE AND MINIMIZING BURNOUT
Date: May 14, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern

This interactive learning collaborative will focus on elements of self-care and strategies to minimize burnout. In this time of continual stress as we work to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, our threshold for balancing work responsibilities and personal commitments have been stretched to new limits. We will focus on tools, recommendations, and successful strategies for contact tracers and case investigators to consider for remaining focused and energized in the work.
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VACCINE MESSAGING AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Date: May 21, 2021
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Mountain

This trainer learning collaborative will focus on responding to frequently asked questions related to COVID-19 vaccine and overall messaging for contact tracers and case investigators to consider.
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SCHOOL GUIDELINES
Date:
May 28, 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am Pacific
 
As we begin to move back into classroom learning at all levels of education, this learning collaborative will focus on the latest guidelines for schools in responding to safety concerns related to COVID-19.  We will share some challenges and discuss on-going issues regarding re-opening and strategies to keep students and staff safe. We will invite Tamara Ooms as our special guest speaker.
 
Tamara Ooms is a nurse practitioner and has worked in the world of sexual health and STDs for the past 14 years. Currently, she manages a CDC HIV prevention grant for the CAPTC and, with the UCSF Pandemic Initiative for Equity and Action, she provides COVID-19 technical assistance to local health jurisdiction staff who support schools.
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