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

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Program Courses

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