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Emergency Preparedness Training Curriculum for Latino Health Promoters [ PDF ]
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This linguistically and culturally appropriate intervention, available in both English and Spanish, is designed to train promoters de salud (lay health promoters) in the basic elements of emergency preparedness.

This toolkit is available in English and Spanish and includes key concepts, messages, and guidance regarding the use of educational materials, conduct of group interventions, and documentation of activities to increase awareness, knowledge, and practices regarding emergency preparedness among the Latino community.


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Training Manual English  [1.2 Mb .pdf]

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Training Manual - English
Training Manual Spanish  [1.2 Mb .pdf]

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Training Manual - Spanish

Product details

Author: Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center
Related Topics: Vulnerable Populations
Suggested Audiences: Business/Community/Civic leaders, Communication Specialists, Health officials, Social Workers
Product PHEP Capabilities: Capability 1: Community Preparedness, Capability 4: Emergency Public Information and Warning

Goals and Objectives:

Enable Latino health promoters to:

• Plan and carry out educational sessions on emergency preparedness for individuals and groups.
• Plan and conduct a 5-hour educational session on pandemic flu preparedness.
• Reduce the burden on community healthcare providers during an emergency.
• Increase knowledge about possible emergencies and appropriate responses among the Latino population.
• Increase knowledge about planning and preparedness for emergencies, including emergency supply kits and “shelter in place.”
• Develop culturally and linguistically appropriate education interventions on emergency preparedness.
• Strengthen county capacities in supporting and carrying out educational programs on emergency preparedness for Latinos.