Colorado Immersion Training

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What is Colorado Immersion Training?

Applications will be accepted starting February 3rd for the 2020 CCTSI Colorado Immersion Training (CIT) in Community Engagement. Application deadline is March 15th, 2020.

CCTSI Community Engagement has opened the call for applications for the 2020 Colorado Immersion Training (CIT) in Community Engagement. The Community Immersion Training (CIT) is a unique community-campus educational initiative that aims to introduce an expanded pool of researchers to community-based participatory research (CBPR) and community engagement. CIT supports a change in the research trajectory of junior faculty, early career researchers and doctoral students towards community engagement. CIT is a six-month program for researchers from all disciplines seeking new skills and knowledge in community engaged translational research.

  • Learn core principles of community-based participatory research and community engaged translational research.
  • Develop skills to engage community partners in research.
  • Spend time in a local Colorado community to learn first-hand about the community and begin relationship-building.

Who should apply?

CIT is for researchers from all health-related disciplines seeking new skills and knowledge in community engagement and CBPR. Junior faculty, early career researchers and doctoral students are encouraged to apply.

Program Dates 

In light of recent events, this has been postponed indefinitely.

2020 Tracks
Urban Latinx Communities, Rural San Luis Valley Community, Urban Denver/Aurora Communities.

​​Please contact Kaylee Rivera, 303-724-7979 if you have any questions.