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*Includes required live sessions on Thursdays from 12-1 pm (MST)
Course materials are accessible on 1/18/2023.
Are you serious about applying health equity, but not sure where to start? This course, based on the Health Equity Guidebook developed by the Metro Denver Partnership, is for you. We’ll prepare you to close gaps in health status that result from systemic, avoidable, and unjust policies and practices that create barriers to opportunity for certain people.
To effectively engage in health equity work, you will also need to look inward at your own values and biases. You’ll learn how to equip yourself and your colleagues to challenge and transform systems that disadvantage entire populations.
This course has three main objectives:
· Foster a common understanding of health equity so we can work together using common language and definitions.
· Identify the shared values of health equity work and help you identify where your own values fit in.
· Establish a common understanding of how our country’s historical systems and policies continue to be a barrier to health equity, with a focus on structural racism.
What to Expect
We use a flipped-classroom approach, so you’ll work through course content independently and then connect with a small cohort of peers weekly for live learning sessions that provide an opportunity to ask questions, share your knowledge, and learn from others.
6 Live Learning Sessions: WEDNESDAYS, 12-1 pM (MST)
Each session will include a facilitated discussion 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 our live sessions.
Successful completion of this course requires your participation in these sessions by video using a webcam or built-in camera on your device. Contact us if you need assistance accessing a webcam.
weekly Online Learning activities
Each week, you must complete assigned online learning activities that include reading and watching videos. There will also be a short assignment in preparation for each live learning session that should take about an hour to complete.
Look for an email from us 2 weeks before your first live session with instructions on how to access the course online. 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.
By the end of this training, participants will be able to:
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