Training Description


 NATIONAL COVID-19 VIRTUAL SKILLS-BASED TRAINING for

CASE INVESTIGATION & CONTACT TRACING

Please read the following instructions carefully

Your program will convey to you the role(s) you are going to fulfill.

Case Investigation (CI), Contact Tracing (CT), or Both

You must complete one prerequisite course before you will be approved to attend the Case Investigation or Contact Tracing course.



PLEASE NOTE: You must be working under the authority of a federal, state, local or tribal health department to be eligible for these courses. You will need to provide supervisor contact information to confirm.



STEP ONE- Register for a Case Investigation or Contact Tracing course.

Visit the Upcoming Classes page to choose a course conducted by your regional DITC. (see map on home page or click HERE to find your region). 

You will receive a notification that your registration has been received. We will confirm your attendance at least one week before the start of the course only AFTER you have completed one of the prerequisite courses (see Step Two below)

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Case Investigation (CI)Virtual Skills-Based Training:  Participants will learn how to conduct a case investigation interview including determining the contact elicitation window, eliciting close contact information, providing recommendations and guidelines for isolation, and addressing common concerns persons with COVID-19 may experience during isolation. Foundational and enhanced interviewing skills will be reinforced and applied throughout the CI practice sessions.

Audience: This course is designed for persons who will be conducting COVID-19 case investigation activities in their designated jurisdictions.

Prerequisites: All participants must complete either the ASTHO or Johns Hopkins online knowledge-based course prior to registration for this course.

 

Contact Tracing (CT) Virtual Skills-Based Training: Participants will learn how to conduct a contact tracing interview including notifying contacts of exposure, determining the quarantine period, providing information and recommendations for quarantine, and addressing common concerns exposed persons may experience during  this time. Foundational and enhanced interviewing skills will be reinforced and applied throughout the CT practice sessions. 

Audience: This course is designed for persons who will be conducting COVID-19 contact tracing activities in their designated jurisdictions.

Prerequisites: All participants must complete either the ASTHO or Johns Hopkins online knowledge-based course prior to registration for this course.

 Course Objectives

  • Apply cultural humility principles to case investigation work

  • Learn how to effectively conduct a case investigation interview

  • Address client concerns and challenges that arise during the interview process

  • Asses the need for available support services & resources for cases  

 

Course Objectives

  • Apply cultural humility principles to contact tracing work

  • Learn how to effectively conduct a contact tracing interview

  • Address client concerns and challenges that arise during the interview process 


 


STEP TWO- Complete one prerequisite course. 

ASTHO Making Contact

Please Note:  This may be completed from this site REGISTER

   

Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Contact Tracing  REGISTER.

Please Note: You will be sent to the Coursera site to complete this course. 


Already completed a prerequisite course? Please  send your certificate to [email protected], so we can note that in our system.

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