Leadership Communicable Disease Community of Practice (CoP)


10/10/2022 – 6/30/2023

2nd Monday of each month

1:30-2:30 p.m.




Primary Competency

Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills


The Leadership CoP, intended for those managing and supervising contact tracers, case investigators, resource coordinators, and other disease intervention staff, will take place on the second Monday of each month, from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Each CoP will provide an opportunity for participants to connect, discuss challenges, and learn from one another on a variety of cross-cutting topics. The team will reassess the timing for 2023 series (January – June 2023).


Upcoming Topics: 

  • December 12:  Gratitude and Self Care
  • January 9: Resiliency with Lisa Frederick, Denver Prevention Training Center (PTC)
  • February 13: Primary and Secondary Trauma for Disease Intervention with Stewart Thomas of Denver PTC
  • March 13: Compassion Fatigue with Kathie Garrett, University of Colorado Anschutz
  • April 10: De-Escalation Techniques with Licensed Social Worker TBD, Denver Health & Hospital Authority
  • May 8: Next Steps and Disease Investigation with Helen Burnside and Mariska Osborne-Wells, Denver PTC
  • June 12: Change Management with Elizabeth Rumbel and Danielle Osowski, Denver PTC

Learning Objectives

Participants that attend these sessions will learn from one another through sharing of challenges, ideas, lessons learned, and their solutions.

Length of Learning Opportunity
1 hour
Registration Information
To register, click on the green "Register Now" button at the top left of this page. You will need to be logged in or will need to create an account HERE prior to registering for this training. Creating an account will not automatically register you for this training. You will need to re-open this page and register. Please email registration.rmphtc@ucdenver.edu with registration questions.
Technical Requirements
We will meet each month via video, using Zoom, so you'll need a camera on your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone. Being able to see each other face-to-face will help us connect with each other and have a good dialogue.

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