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Diverisity in Health Training InstituteDiverisity in Health Training Institute
Mission: To address the increasing demand for a linguistically and culturally diverse healthcare delivery system by assisting multicultural health professionals to enter or re-enter the United States healthcare workforce. Read more
Mission: To address the increasing demand for a linguistically and culturally diverse healthcare delivery system by assisting multicultural health professionals to enter or re-enter the United States healthcare workforce.
We expand opportunities for self-sufficiency for low-income immigrants, refugees, and emerging populations by helping them become qualified and competent to work in one of the growing allied health careers.
The Diversity in Health Training Institute (DHTI) is a non-profit 501c(3) organization that assists ethnically and linguistically diverse populations who are interested in entering the healthcare workforce, or who have previous healthcare backgrounds or training, to enter, re-enter or improve their employment options in healthcare professions in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
We have partnered with The English Center in Oakland in a joint project called Health Career Pathways Project.
DHTI helps to integrate culturally and linguistically diverse health professionals into the healthcare workforce through careful case management, communication skills classes, referral to and support throughout training programs, job search and interviewing skills contextualized for health care.
Our goal is job success and retention for East Bay immigrants and refugees.
provide advising and counseling to help participants understand health care training and employment options
assist in finding scholarships for low-income enrollees
offer contextualized classes and workshops in Communication and Culture for Healthcare Professionals, Pronunciation, Intro to the U.S. Healthcare System
partner with both private and public training programs that offer the appropriate certificate courses for allied health careers
partner with local immigrant and refugee agencies to conduct outreach and build participant pool
provide case management to help participants set individual short-term and long-term goals
create pathways for employment with industry partners
help participants to secure volunteer, internship, or job shadowing experiences
provide support for incumbent healthcare workers to ensure job retention
provide networking opportunities
assist with employment search, interviewing, and follow-up skills
refer to additional services that participants may need: financial literacy, childcare, transportation, etc