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Sanford Community Adult Education

Contact Tracing Training

with U Got Class LERN


     According to the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center, at least 44 states and the District of Columbia have begun expanding their contact tracing workforce. To help meet the need for training for contact tracers, we are offering this course, based on CDC and public health guidelines.  This contact tracer training will provide you with a skill which is in demand on the job market.  While taking this training does not guarantee that you will become employed as a contact tracer, the information and skills you learn in the course will provide you with skills necessary to be considered for employment.

Course Objectives

-To introduce students to the field of Contact Tracing

-To provide background information on virus transmission

-To teach the ethical issues surrounding Contact Tracing

-To teach communication skills necessary for effective contact tracing

-To provide avenues for seeking employment as contact tracers.

Course Outcomes - At the end of this course, you will:

-Be knowledgeable regarding the transmission of viruses

-Be familiar with the Covid-19 virus

-Learn effective communicaiton skills for contact tracing

-Be ready to seek employment as a Contact Tracer


     Unit 1: Introduction to Contact Tracing

o   Contact Tracing

o   Cases, Contacts, Isolation and Quarantine

o   High Risk Situations

     Unit 2:   Basics of Covid-19

o   SARS-CoV-2 Virus

o   Risk Factors for Severe Disease

o   Diagnosis and Transmission Prevention

     Unit 3:   Ethics and Effective Communication Skills for Contact Tracers

o   Privacy, Confidentiality and Other Ethical Issues

o   Establishing Rapport through Effective Communication

o   Addressing Complexities

      Unit 4: :   Investigating and Tracing Contacts

o   Basic Steps of Contact Tracing

o   Case and Contact Calls

o   Job Opportunities for Contact Tracers

  • Session 3: Mar 1 - 26th, 2021
    for 4 weeks

    Only 2 days left to register!

  • Session 4: Apr 5 - 30th, 2021
    for 4 weeks
  • Session 5: May 3 - 28th, 2021
    for 4 weeks
  • Session 6: Jun 7 - Jul 2nd, 2021
    for 4 weeks

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For more info, call us at (207) 490-5145

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