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Napa Valley College Criminal Justice Training Center
LGBT Awareness For California Law Enforcement Online Course
We are pleased to announce the launch of our LGBT Awareness For California Law Enforcement online course in partnership with the Napa Valley College Criminal Justice Training Center! This new online course meets the requirements of California Penal Code Section 13519.41, which specifies training for California peace officers and dispatchers on a variety of LGBTQ related issues. This new course is certified to the Napa Valley Criminal Justice Training Center by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. Participants receive 4 hours of CPT credit.
Law enforcement personnel can enter and complete the course at any time while the course is available. Participants who pass the course will receive a course completion certificate. The course can be started and stopped as needed. Participants can complete course work from any computer or mobile device with Internet access. The course is hosted on the Canvas learning management system and no special software is required. (The free Canvas mobile app is required to access to course on a mobile pad or phone).
The LGBT Awareness For California Law Enforcement course includes the following five learning outcomes:
- Explain the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity and how they relate to and intersect with race, religion, and culture.
- Define terminology used to describe sexual orientation and gender identity.
- Identify key moments in the LGBTQ+ civil rights movement.
- Identify ways to create an inclusive workplace and to support LGBTQ+ co-workers.
- Describe how hate crimes and domestic violence impact the LGBTQ+ community.
The cost of the course is $28.16. Registration can be completed online 24/7. Fees are non-refundable. Once registered, students will receive access to the course and can being training immediately. Training managers can register students and provide access to employees as needed.
The Napa Valley College Criminal Justice Training Center is also offering face-to-face versions of this training onsite at Calfornia law enforcement agencies. The cost of the course is dependent on travel costs. For more information, please call the trianing center at 707-256-7700.
A training for trainers course is also being developed for agencies wishing to have their own in-house trainers. Participants in this trianing for trainers will receive a complete training package that includes course outlines, lesson plans, PowerPoints, and learning activities. We will send out another notification once the date is set for this 8-hour course.