Santa Clara County offers the following Clarity Human Services (HMIS) trainings, which are required for ALL HMIS users:

  1. Online Clarity General Training (prerequisite for account creation)
  2. Pre-recorded SCC HMIS Client Consent Training (prerequisite for account creation)

VI-SPDAT Training is required for all users who will be administering VI-SPDATs. The VI-SPDAT training may be completed after a Clarity Human Services (HMIS) account is created; HOWEVER, no VI-SPDAT should be conducted until the training is completed. In order to attend the VI-SPDAT trainings, users MUST first complete the Clarity General Training and SCC HMIS Client Consent trainings. Registration for Monthly, in-person SCC VI-SPDAT Training is available here.

UPLIFT Training is available for all users who request UPLIFT transit passes for their clients. UPLIFT training is mandatory. Users must complete training before they will be authorized to request UPLIFT passes. Watch the training video and fill out a certification of completion by going to the UPLIFT Training page.

For questions about HMIS training, please contact

Register for Clarity General Training

All Clarity Human Services users are required to complete Clarity General Training before they will be granted access to the system.Clarity General Training is offered via a learning management software as needed either for the first time or as a refresher. Sign up by clicking the relevant link below.

Clarity General Training is a recorded training, required for all new Clarity end users. Users will receive login credentials after they have registered and completed the training including all quizzes.  For more information on signup/registration and completion please click HERE.

Clarity General Training

Register HERE

Register for HMIS Client Consent Training

All SCC HMIS Users must take the HMIS Client Consent Training once per year as part their agencies’ signed Agreement and to comply with HUD HMIS regulations.  Please click the link below to set up a Bitfocus Academy account, access the training, and complete the required quiz.

SCC HMIS Client Consent Training

Register Here

Register for SCC VI-SPDAT Training

VI-SPDAT Training

Register for Clarity Data Analysis Training

Data Analysis training is limited to users with a Clarity Human Services Agency Manager license. An overview of how the data is structured in Clarity Data Analysis and how to use the Clarity Data Analysis interface will be reviewed.

This is a pre-recorded webinar which covers basic skills. We recommend that users view this webinar as a first step to mastering Clarity Data Analysis.

Before viewing the webinar, please confirm with your system administrator or agency lead to determine whether you need access to Clarity Data Analysis.

Pre-Recorded Webinar

Clarity Data Analysis Office Hours *On Vacation 

Clarity Data Analysis office hours are informal, 60-minute sessions delivered in a live, Q&A format. Users who have begun using Clarity Data Analysis are encouraged to register for an Office Hours session and bring their questions!

 Clarity Data Analysis Office Hours *On Vacation

*Data Analysis Office Hours is being analyzed for effectiveness and may resume in March 2019