Workshops

OCT 5 Session A
OCT 5 Session B
OCT 6 Session C
Workshops: English

Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE Now, more than ever, the social conscience is being elevated in regard to the causes and responses to sexual harassment; not only in the work environment...
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Respect My Health, Respect My Dignity: Building a Culture of Human Rights

During this interactive workshop, the promotores will identify effective strategies to involve the community through organization and mobilization that will bring about an understanding of the collective power that achieves...
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Promoting Healthy Choices: Strategies for Promotores de Salud

The workshop will be based on an online e-learning training program for promotores de salud and community health workers offered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office...
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Among Women

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE In our interpersonal relationships we can create bridges or create walls. When, among women, we promote a culture of inclusion, tolerance, respect and empathy, we create...
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Business Mindset

This workshop will help individuals to know how to obtain the necessary information to think as a business person. It will guide them in regard to the social, financial, and...
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Be Fire Smart and Earthquake Smart: How to Prepare Your Loved Ones for a Possible Disaster

This workshop will present two preparedness topics: Topic 1: Fire Smart 2017 will go down in history as one of the most destructive and deadly years in California for fires....
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SanaMente/Each Mind Matters: The California Mental Health Campaign

The state of California, with funding from proposal 63 established the mental health campaign: Each Mind Matters. In Spanish, it is called: “SanaMente.” SanaMente goals are to increase awareness about...
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Advocating Together: Promotores at the Head of the Advocacy Table

Typically the work of promotores has centered around health prevention, but promotores are the movers and shakers of any community, and can get people to any event and advocacy table....
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Loss of Memory, Dementia and Alzheimer: Resources for the Latino Community

According to Facts and Data About Alzheimer Disease 2010, the risk of developing Alzheimer Disease among US Hispanics is 1.5 times greater than in Non-Hispanic Whites. Alzheimer’s is the costliest...
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Promotores and the Community Transformation Model

THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE IN ENGLISH ONLY Creating change requires building community trust and cultivating meaningful relationships. In this session, learn how to do this through the promotor model—a time-honored,...
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Nothing About Us, Without Us: Engaging CHWs/Promotores in Insightful Conversations on Sustainability and Financing

THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE IN ENGLISH ONLY Community health worker (CHW) services are most often funded for limited periods as part of grants that address specific chronic conditions or preventive...
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The Hands of Time: Until the Good Is Better and the Better Is Best

This workshop will enable promotores to identify and manage everyday tools that we have at hand such as watches, agendas, notebooks, and maps, as well as to recognize the vital...
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How to Prepare for Your Financial Future

The majority of people in our community do not have professional advice to plan and care for their finances and even less know how to have a plan B for...
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Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections in Our Community

In California, the cases of syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea have increased to levels never seen before. In Los Angeles County, half of the gonorrhea cases present in youths 15 to...
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Chronic Disease and Your Kidneys

As our communities age and the prevalence of chronic diseases rises, we find it more important than ever to remind individuals at risk or living with chronic disease to practice...
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Reproductive and Sexual Health: Know Your Rights

Nearly half of unplanned pregnancies in 2014 occurred among Latinas ages 14 to 44. Experiencing an unplanned pregnancy at any age can have significant adverse consequences for women. It can...
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How to Speak in Public

The basic principles of public speaking is a skill that promotores must dominate to be able to convey their messages in the best manner to connect with the groups they...
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The Healing Energy of Forgiveness: Overcoming Physical, Emotional and Sexual Abuse

Educational and interactive workshop that will strengthen the emotional skills of promotoras to overcome physical and emotional abuse through forgiveness and personal responsibility. This is an important topic because it...
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Start Again, Not Over: Turning Loss and Grief to Loss and Gain

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE Most people associate loss and grief with only major losses in life. Yet, loss and grief is experienced in normal life transitions. In this inspirational presentation...
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Holistic Health with Dr. Cesar

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE The main topic of this workshop will be “Acidity” as the cause of illness, as well as the primary cause of cancer. The components of a...
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The Environment and Your Health: Strategies for Avoiding Harmful Environmental Exposures Before and During Pregnancy

Childhood leukemia is increasing in California. Latino children in California have the highest incidence and the greatest rate of increase of leukemia. They are also more likely to live in...
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Hurray for Promotores Who Speak Out About Cancer Prevention! How a Conversation About the Human Papilloma Virus Can Save Lives

During this workshop community health workers will be provided with the information, tools and resources to be able to educate their communities about how vaccination against certain human papilloma virus...
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A Spiritual Approach to Resilience

We all have gone through traumatic and very difficult circumstances that make us believe that we cannot go on. However, when the storm passes, and we are able to see...
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How to Cultivate Resilience in Our Clients Using Motivational Interviewing

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE Motivational interviewing (MI) is about recognizing people’s own accomplishments, efforts, experiences, and calling those forward. MI is based on a strength-based approach that teaches us how...
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Well-being in the Digital Age: A Workshop to Create Healthy Online Content

We live in a digital world that consumes not only our time but also our mental and emotional state. Are social networks and electronic gadgets really the cause of our...
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From Fear to Love: Coaching and the Development of Interpersonal Skills to Prevent and Liberate the Circle of Violence

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE Violence is a public health problem that affects 8 of 10 women and 4 of 10 men in the world. Violence generates other problems in the...
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Songs from the Heart: Celebrating the Verse, the Voice and the Health of the Singer

Psychology shows that approximately 80 percent of the acts of adults are “reactions” instead of pure “actions”; products of mental programming created over time. The loving work of a promotor...
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Caring from the Heart: Family, Friends and Neighbors as Child-care Providers

This workshop is full of useful tools for promotores who provide care to children ages 0-5 and of particular importance for promotores who provide care without a license (exempt providers)....
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Advocacy, How Does It Work? A Perspective from a College Campus

THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE IN ENGLISH ONLY Learn how to advocate and reach out to various types of people of all demographics by hearing the story of a young woman...
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A Healthy Smile Never Gets Old

Using the results from a California research study on oral health among older adults, this workshop will provide an overview of the changes and risks that occur in the oral...
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The Integration of the Promotor into the Workforce

This presentation will share lessons learned from Visión y Compromiso’s (VyC) efforts to bring the collective voice of workforce leaders, experts who are knowledgeable about and who support the Community...
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Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE Now, more than ever, the social conscience is being elevated in regard to the causes and responses to sexual harassment; not only in the work environment...
Read More

Among Women

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE In our interpersonal relationships we can create bridges or create walls. When, among women, we promote a culture of inclusion, tolerance, respect and empathy, we create...
Read More

Promotores and the Community Transformation Model

THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE IN ENGLISH ONLY Creating change requires building community trust and cultivating meaningful relationships. In this session, learn how to do this through the promotor model—a time-honored,...
Read More

Nothing About Us, Without Us: Engaging CHWs/Promotores in Insightful Conversations on Sustainability and Financing

THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE IN ENGLISH ONLY Community health worker (CHW) services are most often funded for limited periods as part of grants that address specific chronic conditions or preventive...
Read More

Start Again, Not Over: Turning Loss and Grief to Loss and Gain

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE Most people associate loss and grief with only major losses in life. Yet, loss and grief is experienced in normal life transitions. In this inspirational presentation...
Read More

Holistic Health with Dr. Cesar

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE The main topic of this workshop will be “Acidity” as the cause of illness, as well as the primary cause of cancer. The components of a...
Read More

How to Cultivate Resilience in Our Clients Using Motivational Interviewing

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE Motivational interviewing (MI) is about recognizing people’s own accomplishments, efforts, experiences, and calling those forward. MI is based on a strength-based approach that teaches us how...
Read More

From Fear to Love: Coaching and the Development of Interpersonal Skills to Prevent and Liberate the Circle of Violence

ENGLISH INTERPRETATION IS AVAILABLE Violence is a public health problem that affects 8 of 10 women and 4 of 10 men in the world. Violence generates other problems in the...
Read More

Advocacy, How Does It Work? A Perspective from a College Campus

THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE IN ENGLISH ONLY Learn how to advocate and reach out to various types of people of all demographics by hearing the story of a young woman...
Read More