On June 23, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health will launch a new online training program for promotores de salud (community health workers).
That same day, they will hold a stakeholder call to introduce the program.
June 23, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EST
Toll Free Number: 888-989-3422; Participant Passcode: 1071091
From the Office of Minority Health:
“This new e-learning program is designed to build the capacity of promotores de salud to promote individual- and community-level changes toward better health. It is available in both Spanish and English at no cost to participants. The e-learning program will provide promotores de salud with basic knowledge to: promote healthy choices at the individual and community levels; apply basic principles and strategies to motivate behavioral changes among the community members they serve; and empower those individuals to create change in their communities.”
J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health and Director of the HHS Office of Minority Health
Ken Johnson, JD, Senior Public Health Advisor, HHS Office of Minority Health
Liliana Rañón, Associate Director, Asian American/Pacific Islander & Latino Affairs, HHS Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs
Brendaly Rodríguez, MA, Manager, Community Engagement and Cultural Diversity Program, University of Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Co-chair, Florida Community Health Worker Coalition, and Member, HHS Promotores de Salud Initiative Steering Committee