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 promotorxs aimed to develop and sharpen transferable public health skills through a racial equity lens.


The SFCHA centers the intersections of health disparities with a core curriculum focused through the lens of health equity.

SFCHA also offers:

  • An online resource space (training center & training library)
  • A consolidated calendar of training opportunities
  • Live seminars & trainings
  • Pre-recorded trainings
  • Certification program

Please contact us at TrainingAcademy@sfaf.org

Program Courses

1.5
De-escalation and Conflict Management
De-escalation is a technique used during a conflict in an attempt to reduce the chances of harm...
1
Holistically Whole—Trauma Informed Care
Trauma informs many aspects of our community members’ lives and the ways we navigate our...
1
Harm Reduction and Beyond
Harm reduction is an important tool in providing person-centered care, reducing stigma associated...
2.5
Gender-Affirming Care and Supporting Transgender Folks
Gender-affirming care reduces stress, improves mental health, and closes health disparities that...