To Become an Instructor

What: Facilitator CHI CHW Core Curriculum

This is a 15-week course that will meet once a week for a 3-hour workshop and is intended for people who have experience in the community health worker field. It follows the basic course for comprehensive core skills, which most CHW topical or categorical programs do not provide. The specialty of this curriculum is its community orientation. This program will additionally educate the participant to be an instructor. Upon completing this program you will be able to:

  1. Obtain a certificate of completion in core community health worker skills.
  2. Develop a training program to prepare your community health workers to meet 21st century primary health needs
  3. Meet emerging community health needs with a comprehensive community focus
  4. Obtain the facilitator training book (value $50) for $15.00 upon course completion

Below is an overview of each session!

When: Starts, Tuesday February 22, 2011

Where: SPDC (South Providence Development Corp.), 17 Gordon Street, Providence, RI 02905-1951, 1st floor conference room, (for a map go to 17gordonavenue.org, Gordon Avenue Business Incubator web page)

Sign up today for $450/ pp (group discounts are available please call 401- 729 2065)

Instructor workshop

Program Overview

SESSION 1:
Introduction to Certified Health Worker Training,  CHW history & role
Key areas of Professionalism & Confidentiality

SESSION 2:
Cultural Humility and Cultural Safety
Intro to Cultural Humility and Cultural Safety
What is Community

SESSION 3:
Communication Communication Skills
Listening Skills
Constructive Criticism & Confronting Problems

SESSION 4:
Teaching (Part1) Intro to Popular Education                                                    

SESSION 5:
Teaching (Part2) Developing a lesson plan & activities
Practicing giving instructions  Practicing leading activities

SESSION 6:
Leadership & Facilitation Leadership
Group Facilitation Skills
Working with Difficult People in Groups

SESSION 7:
Focus on You as a Facilitator
Facilitation Skills Review and Practice

SESSION 8:
Community Health
Promotion & Capacity Building I Intro to community health promotion & capacity building
Root causes of health problems

SESSION 9:
Community Health Promotion & Capacity Building II Community mapping
Developing an action plan & logic model
Interventions & Evaluation

SESSION 10:
Comm. Health Promotion & Capacity Building III Community Mobilization
Community Groups

SESSION 11:
Self-care and Safety
(Part 1) Introduction to Stress Model What is Violence Response to Conflict Introduction to Creative Nonviolence

SESSION 12:
Self-care
(Part 2) Time Management
Organizational Skills Development
Stress Management

SESSION 13:
CPR & First Aid

SESSION 14:
Working With Individuals & Families I Home visiting
Interviewing  individuals & families
Informal counseling
Note-taking

SESSION 15:
Working With Individuals & Families II Finding appropriate health services
Problem solving & advocacy
Presenting cases
Ethics & professional conduct

When: Tuesday February 22, 2011

Where: TBD

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