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This course will take place on Wednesdays, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM MST.
There is no live learning session for Week 1 of the course. The first and last live learning sessions (#1 and #6) will be an extra 30 minutes (1-2:30 pm).
You will be able to access online course materials beginning on August 30th, 2023.
NEWLY UPDATED COURSE CONTENT! JOIN US NOW!
NOTE: An asynchronous opportunity to engage with the updated content is coming soon for previous course participants!
In our quest for health equity, empowering Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) individuals and improving their well-being are non-negotiable. This updated introductory course is about understanding the issues; over seven weeks, we will examine ourselves and work together to better understand the experiences of those in the LGBTQ+ community.
Ideal for Public Health Professionals who want to:
At the core of this course is the commitment to promote health equity and inclusivity for all. We believe that understanding the diverse identities within the LGBTQ+ community and the impact of social determinants of health is vital in reducing health disparities.
WHAT TO EXPECT
In our flipped-classroom approach, you will actively engage with course content on an individual basis, while also building valuable connections with a small group of peers during weekly live learning sessions. To achieve this, we ask that you participate in the live learning sessions by video using a webcam or built-in camera on your device. While we value collaboration, we encourage you to join independently, even if your coworkers are taking the course.
THIS COURSE WILL TAKE 7 WEEKS TO COMPLETE
There are a total of 6 live learning sessions (starting in Week 2 of the course) held on Wednesdays from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm MST. Please put these sessions on your calendar. Each session will include a facilitated discussion and in-session activities among class participants related to that week’s topic. A subject matter expert will lead the discussion, engage participants, and answer questions. Below is the schedule for the course.
COURSE SCHEDULE – Wednesdays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm MST
|August 30th||Course shell opens|
|September 8th||No Live Learning Session - Introduction|
|September 13th||Live Learning Session 1 (this class is an extra 30 minutes, from 1-2:30 pm)|
|September 20th||Live Learning Session 2|
|September 27th||Live Learning Session 3|
|October 4th||Live Learning Session 4|
|October 11th||Live Learning Session 5|
|October 18th||Live Learning Session 6 (this class is an extra 30 minutes, from 1-2:30 pm)|
Successful completion of this course requires you to complete 80% of the required learning activities in Canvas and participate in 80% of the live learning sessions.
WEEKLY ONLINE LEARNING ACTIVITIES
Each week, you will have a mix of online learning activities to complete, such as reading articles, watching videos, participating in discussions, and completing short assignments. These activities should take about an hour to complete and should be finished prior to each live learning session.
Look for an email from us on the listed course opening date with instructions on how to access the online course. If you don’t see an email (don’t forget to check your spam folder), email firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure you sign in prior to your first live session to complete the required activities and ensure you know how to connect with your camera.
We strive to host inclusive and accessible events that enable all individuals, including those with disabilities to engage fully. Please let us know of any accommodations that will assist your full participation.
By the end of this training, participants will be able to:
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