Programs

The Center for Learning and Innovation partners with community groups, other branches within the SF Department of Public Health, and other city agencies to develop and deliver innovative trainings to SF’s diverse public health workforce. Select a program to find out more about their course offerings and criteria for enrollment.
CavityFree SF
CavityFree SF (formerly the San Francisco Children's Oral Health Collaborative), now in its 7th year, has been hard at work to improve the oral health of our city's children through systems change. Advocating for policy, creating champions for oral health,...
Community Health Leadership Initiative (CHLI)
CHLI is a structural change initiative which serves as the connective tissue between the existing workforce development assets and the need that exists in the sexual and drug user health arena.
Harm Reduction Training Institute (HRTI)
The Harm Reduction Training Institute, a collaboration between the Harm Reduction Coalition and the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH), provides monthly harm reduction trainings to DPH and DPH-funded agency staff. Continuing Education Units...
HIV Test Counselor Training
A five-day training where learners will be immersed in a community-building/learning experience that will provide them with the skills and knowledge to better support people that are going through complex life moments regarding their substance use, sexual...
LINCS Program
The goal of the LINCS program is to provide and coordinate comprehensive linkage to care, partner services, and care navigation for people who test positive for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV, and syphilis in San...
Reserve for Accelerated Disease Response (RADR)
RADR (Reserve for Accelerated Disease Response) is part of the San Francisco Department of Public Health within the Population Health Division. Following the global pandemic, our DIS workforce needs resources and support to understand, pivot, and respond to...
San Francisco Community Health Academy
The San Francisco Community Health Academy is a free training program offered in Spanish and English, designed for community health workers and promotes aimed to develop and sharpen transferable public health skills through a racial equity lens.
SFDPH Overdose Prevention Training Series
The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) developed a series of trainings on harm reduction and overdose prevention for staff and community-based contractors who work with people who use drugs (PWUD). These elearning modules aim to reduce drug...