JEDI Certificate Program: Organizational Change Series for Leaders (January - April 2023 cohort)

Program Information

The Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) certificate program is intended for an interdisciplinary team of 3-5 leaders within FQHCs and other primary care settings committed to implementing organizational change and bringing JEDI principles into practice.

Participation in our pilot cohort includes access to the 7 module E-Learning series and 2 live sessions with an implementation expert. Pilot organizations will benefit from a reduced cost of $2,500/team with the understanding that you will provide feedback about your experience with the program. The standard program fee is $3,000. 

Program Format and Workshops

Leadership teams will complete 2 workshops per month from January - April 2023. All program content is provided in an asynchronous format and teams are expected to work together to complete each workshop in the allotted time frame. This should include setting aside a regular time for the team to meet as a group to complete each module. The following program workshops take approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

  1. Establishing a Foundation for a JEDI Framework
  2. Empowering Leaders as Change Agents
  3. Conducting an Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Process
  4. Implementing Strategies to Engage and Retain your Employees
  5. Embedding Accountability into JEDI Policies and Practices
  6. Delivering Culturally Responsive Care to Patients
  7. Putting it Together: From Implementation to Sustainability

Target Audience

This certificate program is appropriate for leaders within an FQHC or other primary care settings, including executive-level managers, medical directors, human resources administrators, and practice managers.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this certificate program, you will be able to...

  • Describe the significance and benefits of having a robust JEDI-focused organizational culture 
  • Analyze metrics to determine opportunities for improvement within organizational JEDI efforts 
  • Develop a concrete, actionable plan to implement organizational policies and practices that promote JEDI

How to Apply

The lead team member from your organization should complete the following interest form by Monday, December 12, 2022: JEDI Certificate Program Interest Form

Only submit one interest form per organization. Complete the form in one session, as your changes will not be saved until you submit it. This form should take 10-15 minutes to complete. A preview of the interest form is available below. 

Your interest form will help us learn more about your organization’s JEDI efforts, as well as your interest in expanding them. A limited number of applicants will be accepted, and you will be notified about your status by Monday, December 19, 2022. 

If you have any questions, please contact us by submitting a ticket.

Additional Information

Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 AAPA Category I CME
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants at its activities. Participants should only claim commensurate credit with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 10.00 ACE/ASWB
    Through Joint Accreditation Community Health, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
  • 10.00 ACPE
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) credit to pharmacists at its activities.
  • 10.00 ADA CERP
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
  • 10.00 ANCC
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
  • 10.00 APA
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities.
  • 10.00 CDR
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide CDR credits to registered dieticians at its activities.
  • 10.00 Participation Hour(s)
Activity opens: 
11/10/2022
Activity expires: 
12/31/2023
Cost:
$2,500.00

Faculty

Karoline Oliveira, Ed.D, is the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Community Health Center, Inc. Prior to joining CHC, she served as Interim Executive Director, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Special Advisor to the President, at Life University in Georgia, where she successfully developed and advanced the university’s DEI strategic agenda. Previously, she was Interim Director of the Multicultural Center at the University of Rhode Island, from which she received her B.S. and M.S. Karoline received her Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership from Johnson & Wales University. She brings to CHC more than 15 years of experience in driving innovation and furthering the vision and mission of organizations through diversity enhancement initiatives.

Planners

Karen Ashley, Ed.D.
Director of Education, Weitzman Institute

Jenni Lane, M.A.
Assistant Director of Training and Technical Assistance, Weitzman Institute

Leah Miller, M.H.A.
Program Manager for Education, Weitzman Institute

Natalie Ewashkow, M.S.
Education Specialist, Weitzman Institute

Colleen Phillips, M.Ed., M.S.
Instructional Design Specialist, Weitzman Institute

Weitzman Institute Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the Weitzman Institute to ensure that Continuing Education (CE) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the Weitzman Institute requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at accme.org.

Faculty participating in a Weitzman Institute-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial or other relationship(s) with ineligible companies

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.   

Designation Statement

Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

By completing this activity you provide the Weitzman Institute permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board(s).

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Available Credit

  • 10.00 AAPA Category I CME
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Academy of PAs (AAPA) credit to physician assistants at its activities. Participants should only claim commensurate credit with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 10.00 ACE/ASWB
    Through Joint Accreditation Community Health, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
  • 10.00 ACPE
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) credit to pharmacists at its activities.
  • 10.00 ADA CERP
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to physicians at its activities via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
  • 10.00 ANCC
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
  • 10.00 APA
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities.
  • 10.00 CDR
    Through Joint Accreditation, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide CDR credits to registered dieticians at its activities.
  • 10.00 Participation Hour(s)

Price

Cost:
$2,500.00
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How to Apply

The lead team member from your organization should complete the following interest form by Monday, December 12, 2022: JEDI Certificate Program Interest Form

Only submit one interest form per organization. Complete the form in one session, as your changes will not be saved until you submit it. This form should take 10-15 minutes to complete. 

Your interest form will help us learn more about your organization’s JEDI efforts, as well as your interest in expanding them. A limited number of applicants will be accepted, and you will be notified about your status by Monday, December 19, 2022. 

If you have any questions, please contact us by submitting a ticket.

Thank you for your interest!