1. Training Promotores de Salud in HIV Prevention in Rural Latino Communities: A Train-the-Trainer Curriculum

    This resource is a comprehensive Spanish-language curriculum for individuals interested in training promotores de salud in HIV prevention. The curriculum is based on popular education techniques, and is culturally competent and linguistically sensitive. Population of focus: Rural Latino Communities Link to resource: Training Promotores de Salud in HIV Prevention in Rural Latino...
  2. Photovoice and Migrant Women: Survivors of Domestic Violence Tell Their Story

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Family Service of El Paso Other Participants: Familias Triunfadoras, Inc., Consulado General de México in El Paso Description: The University of Texas at El Paso College of Health Sciences Department of Social Work implemented the intervention with 22 Mexican migrant women who were survivors of domestic violence, participant ages were...
  3. HIV Prevention Education through Community Health Educators in Salons

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: AIDS Care Objective: HIV/STD prevention education through Community Health Educators in Salons Description: Get It Done utilizes African American and Latino barbers and hair dressers as Community Health Educators to provide HIV/STD prevention messages and information about substance abuse and treatment. The program also provides convenient access to...
  4. Promotoras: Bilingual Peer Specialists for Community Outreach and Assistance

    Objective: To assist Latinos, including individuals who are monolingual or Limited English Proficient (LEP), in enrollment and retention in programs and services, such as substance abuse and mental health treatment. Description: This profile highlights promotoras models from two Latino-serving organizations.  The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addictions Agencies, Inc. (NJAMHAA)...
  5. Ventanillas de Salud Program

    Objectives: To build partnerships with diverse community organizations, local, state, and federal government agencies, faith based organizations and academic institutions. Description: The Campesinos Sin Fronteras (CSF) promotores program seeks to address uncoordinated, fragmented, silo-ed, and health care delivery systems that are difficult for consumers and families to access or navigate....
  6. Fotonovelas for Health Education

    Objective: To deliver Latino-centered messages and information that is culturally appropriate using unobtrusive and educational methods. Description: The Latino community faces stigma, fear and other barriers to seeking services. Promotores and other community stakeholders write a culturally and linguistically appropriate message and develop fotonovelas to provide information and education on health issues. They are...
  7. Indigena Health and Wellness Collaborative: Early Identification & Intervention Therapy Program

    The Indigena Health and Wellness Collaborative (IHWC) is a partnership between Instituto Familiar de La Raza and Asociación Mayab that works to improve the health and well-being of Indigena families in San Francisco. Program services and activities provided by the Indigena Health & Wellness Collaborative are intricately linked to honoring the...