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

The 42-page Infórmate Program Manual offers teen Peer Advocates an overview of 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 optionsInfórmate Program
  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 with a free membership to our resource portfolio.

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

  • 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
  • Dealing with Feelings Understanding our Emotions
  • Sexual Attraction
  • Sexual Identity
  • Rights in a Relationship Things to Remember
  • Discrimination
  • Victimization
  • Assault
  • Domestic Violence and Neglect
  • Know Your Rights
  • Strategies to Reduce Exposure to Predators Things to Remember
  • Learning to Cope with Challenges
  • Effective Communication Positive Coping
  • Negative Coping
  • Things to Remember
  • Mobilizing Others
  • Tips for Staying Healthy Along the Way Tools for the Work Ahead
  • National Resources
  • Things to Remember

About MHP Salud 

MHP Salud has over thirty years of experience implementing CHW programs and training organizations looking to start and/or strengthen their own CHW programs. For more information about MHP Salud, our services, and how we can help you, please email us at