Build teen Community Health Worker Competency with the new Infórmate Program Manual

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Click here to view the Infórmate Program Manual (English)

Click here to view the Infórmate Program Manual (Spanish)

The 42-page Infórmate Program Manual offers teen Peer Advocates an overview how to effectively serve as such. Peer Advocates provide leadership, peer education, support and resources to promote community empowerment.

With training, information and resources, Peer Advocates improve the health of their communities by:

  1. addressing difficult topics that influence our individual and community options
  2. educating our peers about the positive and negative consequences of our choices
  3. linking peers and their families to mentoring, health care and social services
  4. working as advocates and mobilizing for positive change

The resource is available in both English and Spanish for a nominal fee.

The following is a breakdown of the information provided in each chapter:

Chapter 1: Peer Advocates Mobilizing for the Future

  • Community Challenges Affect our Health Roles and Responsibilities
  • Qualities of Peer Advocates
  • Skills of Peer Advocates
  • Peer Advocates in Action
  • Mobilizing for the Future
  • Things to Remember

Chapter 2: Managing Our Emotions

  • Dealing with Feelings Understanding our Emotions
  • Sexual Attraction
  • Sexual Identity
  • Rights in a Relationship Things to Remember

Chapter 3: Power and Control

  • Discrimination
  • Victimization
  • Assault
  • Domestic Violence and Neglect
  • Know Your Rights
  • Strategies to Reduce Exposure to Predators Things to Remember

Chapter 4: Coping with Challenges

  • Learning to Cope with Challenges
  • Effective Communication Positive Coping
  • Negative Coping
  • Things to Remember

Chapter 5: Building Our Futures

  • Mobilizing Others
  • Tips for Staying Healthy Along the Way Tools for the Work Ahead
  • National Resources
  • Things to Remember

Click here to view the Infórmate Program Manual (English)

Click here to view the Infórmate Program Manual (Spanish)

 

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