Fundamentals for Community Health Workers – 2 Day Training
14-HOUR PROMOTOR/CHW FUNDAMENTALS TRAINING
ABOUT THE TRAINING
What is the Purpose?
The Latino Health Access 12-hour Promotor/CHW Fundamentals training is designed to deepen participants’ understanding of the Promotor/Community Health Worker (CHW) role in increasing wellness in their community through the building of relationships that are based on mutual respect, trust, and a strong sense of social justice.
What Will We Learn?
Fundamental values are explored through dialogue and experiential activities to draw from participants’ own life experiences and create greater understanding of their strength as a Promotor/CHW. Particular attention is given to strengthening the Promotor/CHW’s skills in the following areas:
- Defining and representing the strengths and areas for improvement of their community.
- Creating effective relationships with the community.
- Providing information and referrals using a strengths-based, culturally tuned approach.
- Applying adult learning principles to outreach work.
- Improving communication and increasing understanding.
- Strengthening team dynamics.
Who Should Attend?
Experienced and newly hired Community Health Workers/ Promotores who want to deepen their understanding of their roles, improve effectiveness, and meet colleagues who are changing their communities. Trainings are limited to 30 participants.
What is the cost?
$1,750 per participant includes breakfast and lunch both days, and training materials. Early Registration: $1,650
When is the Training Offered?
- April 9 and 10, 2015
- June 10 and 11, 2015
- September 24 and 25, 2015
Where will the Training take place?
Latino Health Access
450 W. 4th St. Ste. 130
Santa Ana, CA 92701