This training is designated for Teen Pregnancy Prevention staff only.

You should have received an email to create your own password to log into your course. Please contact Tamara Telles if you need further assistance at ttelles@unr.edu. 

If you are not a part of the this staff, please reach out to Tamara Telles to inquire more information about future opportunities. 

The Racial Equity Training will include 4 virtual sessions on the following dates. All sessions are from 3pm-5pm PST.  

  1. September 1, 2021
  2. September 7, 2021
  3. September 14, 2021
  4. September 21, 2021


This 4-day training is designed to create a shared understanding around health equity, diversity, and inclusion. Using the book "So, You Want to Talk About Race" by Iljeoma Oluo, this training will examine and help you develop skills in identifying racism and oppression and talking about racial equity.

To join the training, please enroll in the course before 7 am PST on the first day of the training. You should receive an email to create a password for your account. Participants must complete the pre- and post-assessment, and attend all 4 live sessions to receive a completion certificate. Recordings will not be available. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the basic underlying elements of racism in America and some of their impacts
  2. Discuss and share ideas from the author and the reading material
  3. Examine their own relationship to race and racism in America
  4. Confidently apply concepts from the reading material to increase understanding of their clients


Target Audience:

  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention staff
  • Group settings


Duration: ~8 hours 

Instructor: Jay Cafferata, MA(c), CDE 

Questions: Tamara Telles, ttelles@unr.edu

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Introduction

    • Course Introduction

    • Learning Objectives

    • Demographic Questions

    • Pre-assessment

  • 02

    Day 1 - September 1

    • Wednesday, September 1, 2021-- 3:00 PM-5:00 PM PST.

  • 03

    Day 2 - September 7

    • Tuesday, September 7, 2021 -- 3 PM-5 PM PST

  • 04

    Day 3 - September 14

    • Tuesday, September 14, 2021 -- 1:00 PM-3:00 PM PST

  • 05

    Day 4 - September 22

    • Wednesday, September 22, 2021 -- 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST

  • 06

    Course Evaluation

    • Knowledge Assessment

    • Post-assessment

  • 07

    Resources

    • Examining Oppression Fact Sheet

    • National-Equity-Project-Implicit-Bias

    • Social Identity Worksheet

    • Cycle_ofSocializationHandout

    • tips-talk-about-race

    • What-Are-Adverse-Childhood-Experiences-and-The-Pair-of-ACEs

    • RCC-Structural-Racism-Glossary

    • RWJF_bikes_equality_equity

    • Social Determinants of Health-icons

    • Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) Presentation Slides

Training instructions, materials, and links are available inside the course modules. After your registration is complete, log into your MakingHealthHappen account to access the course dashboard.