Training Guides

The training materials below are from past HIA Workshops.  They can be used as reference materials by experienced HIA practitioners or as training supplements for people just learning about HIA.  If using or citing these materials, please provide appropriate credit.

For a list of scheduled workshops, please go to the Training page.   See the Technical Assistance page in the resource section for a list of organizations that provide HIA training workshops.

  • This comprehensive toolkit is designed to provide users with a hands-on experience in how to conduct a HIA. 

  • Presented at the September 2007 HIA training workshop in Atlanta. Updated January 2008.

  • The original print version of this manual was developed for a series of HIA training workshops conducted from June 2006 through April 2007 in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento. This web version of the manual was created June 2008 based on the April 2007 version of the printed manual. Support for these trainings and the training manual was provided by a grant from the California Endowment’s Healthy Eating Active Communities Initiative, Jonathan Fielding, Principal Investigator. Brian Cole, Dr.P.H. was the lead developer of the course and lead author of the manual with contributions from (in alphabetical order):

    • Georgina Agyekum, M.P.H., Research Assistant (UCLA)
    • LaShawnta Bell-Lewis, M.P.H., Research Assistant (UCLA)
    • Amy Cornbleet, M.P.H., Research Assistant (UCLA)
    • Sandra Hoffman, M.P.H., Research Assistant (UCLA)
    • Candace Rutt, Ph.D., Consultant (U.S. Centers for Disease Control)
    • Riti Shimkhada, Ph.D., Research Assistant (UCLA)