2019 Workshops

SEPT 27 Session A
SEPT 27 Session B
SEPT 28 Session C
SEPT 28 Session D
SEPT 28 Session E

Reproductive Health…Family Planning Methods… and The Key Question: Do You or Your Partner Plan to Have a Baby in the Next Year?

The workshop focuses on basic topics of reproductive health and how family planning methods (FPM) help plan for a future pregnancy, rather than “preventing” pregnancy. The goal is to use...
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Catalytic Leadership to Achieve Community Change

In this workshop, the participants will learn about the different types of leadership; linear and shared, and which is most effective to “move” a community. Participants will also learn what...
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Prostate Cancer Handbook: Raising Awareness About Prevention of Prostate Cancer Among Latino Men

An awareness workshop about prostate cancer for the Latino community. The participants will learn what the disease is, know what steps they can take to improve their quality of life...
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Education Leaders Empowering Parents*

This workshop will describe the collaborative project conducted between UCSB researchers and the Santa Barbara Promotora Network. It is aimed at increasing parent engagement in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). PCIT...
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Supporting Children’s Learning for a Better Future: Supervising the Academic Progress of Our Children

In this interactive workshop, popular education will be used to help parents review real information and acquire research and advocacy strategies to analyze and monitor their children’s grade level learning....
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10 Alzheimer’s and Dementia Warning Signs

An informative workshop on Alzheimer’s disease, which is often mistakenly believed to be a normal part of aging. We will show you the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and how...
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“Caution, It’s Hot!”: A Burn Prevention Program for the Whole Family

An educational workshop on how injuries can be physically painful and at the same time cause emotional distress that impacts family dynamics, social stigma and other mental problems. Promotores will...
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An Ace Up Your Sleeve: Creative Techniques to Educate Others About Cancer

This workshop provides an opportunity to engage in health advocacy to increase the awareness of cancer and education and communication strategies to reach the community.

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Delays

In this workshop participants will obtain fundamental information designed to reach parents who have not yet obtained a diagnosis of developmental delays but who may have concerns about their child’s...
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Educating Under the Tent

Through three theater style educational skits, you will learn how to recognize what different forms of violence look and feel like, what your rights are in response, how to support...
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Planning for a Healthy Home, Body and Baby

In this workshop you will receive information on how women can reduce exposure to the hidden dangers in products that are used daily at home and work. You will increase...
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What Is Gender Violence and How to Recognize It?

In this workshop participants will learn what gender, gender roles and stereotypes are and how they determine ways of relating to people, and they will learn what violence is, different...
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Get Counted! Lead your Family and Community Count for the 2020 Census *

During this workshop participants will learn about the key challenges we face in achieving a full and accurate count of our community. We will discuss the importance of the Census...
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The Role of Health Promotoras in the Advancement of Environmental and Occupational Health 

During this workshop we will discuss how chemicals of everyday use affect the life and health of our community and our homes, and tools will be shared to minimize your...
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Bureau of Victim Services: Helping Victims Become Survivors*

This workshop will share information about the District Attorney’s Bureau of Victim Services. It will outline the services and assistance that the Bureau provides through the California Victim Compensation Board....
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What Is Research? Myths and the Participation of Latinos

This workshop is an introduction on the basics of medical research. Participants will learn what medical research is, myths, why research is important, protections and rights for medical research participants...
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Parkinson’s: A Silent Enemy?

An informative workshop on Parkinson’s disease that will dispel the many myths surrounding this condition. For example, it is generally thought that it only affects the elderly, however, 20% of...
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What You Don’t Know About Diabetes: Empower Yourself with Medical Information and Improve Your Health!

This workshop will focus on the basic understanding of prediabetes vs. diabetes. It will address the importance of finding and using reliable health information, knowledge of self and disease, and...
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The Use of Popular Education in Community Outreach*

This is a workshop of skill development in the educational process. Learning the difference between andragogy and pedagogy based on the subject, recognizing the diversity and inclusion of participants and...
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Promoting Active Living Through the Implementation of Successful Strategies in the Latino Community

Using a socio-ecological framework, this workshop will demonstrate factors that hinder the engagement in physical activity in Hispanic/Latino communities. Participants will learn evidence-based approaches and strategies to involve Hispanics/Latinos in...
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Alert, Strong and Safe: Self Defense for Promotoras

A workshop on self defense for women where they will obtain resources, tools and skills to be more alert and safe when they do community outreach. They will practice in...
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How to Align the Physical Mind with the Higher Mind

An informative, simple and dynamic workshop on what ADN is, the 5 frequencies of brain waves (Beta, Alpha, Theta, Delta and Gamma), conscious and subconscious level of our mind, what...
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Disaster Preparedness: From Home to Community 

During this workshop participants will learn how to be prepared for a disaster, they will be able to identify the risks they are exposed to, as well as, what to...
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Healing with Art

In this workshop we will explore art as a method that helps people find emotional well-being through creativity, participants will learn to recognize their most fundamental feelings and thoughts derived...
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Negative Effects of the Excessive Use of Technology Among Children 

This workshop will present the physical and emotional consequences of the excessive use of technology in children and how promotores can guide parents about the risks of this reality. At...
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Nutrition, Happiness and Compassion: Food with Love, Peace in Your Heart

This workshop is based on the thinking of the Father of Medicine, Hippocrates, “May your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food.” Reflect, discover and adopt a...
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Bailoterapia 

In this workshop the participants will learn about the Bailoterapia Circle and how to integrate themselves into their communities through physical activity, nutrition, mental health and emotional well-being.

We Are Vibrational Beings: We Are What We Think

A workshop to improve our health and mental well-being. Recognize the existence of the energy that keeps us alive, the same that can heal or make us sick. This energy...
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Stop the Bleeding: Wound Hemorrhage Control

In this workshop we will acknowledge how crucial training that involves the control of a hemorrhage is for people who respond to crisis situations. Accidents occur all of the time,...
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Poisonous Beauty: The Danger of Mercury in Facial Creams 

This workshop will show the hidden secrets in many beauty products that harm our health and that of the ones we love. At the same time, it will provide effective...
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Reaching Your Financial Goals

This workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to take a look at their personal finances. Participants will receive vital financial education and obtain key and urgent steps to take...
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No to Blackouts! Justice in Public Services to Protect Community Health

In this workshop you will learn about energy justice, advocacy and how to deliver powerful and effective messages to legislators, politicians and other groups that provide vital energy services to...
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Promoting Healthy Changes Within the Community

Using case studies, this workshop will explore how promotores can empower people to work together to create healthy changes at the community level, understanding the theory of community change.

“A Heart to Heart Talk” How’s Your Self-Esteem? Achieving Emotional Wisdom

In this workshop of personal and emotional development, nine recommendations to increase your self-esteem and three steps to achieve emotional wisdom will be shared. These will be guides to strengthen...
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Social Networks and Health Promotion

In this workshop participants will learn to use social media networks and know that they are another tool to achieve established goals, maintaining and promoting the importance of social relationships....
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Interconnectedness and Your Well-Being

In this self-development workshop, promotores will present their program called SODA (Situation, Options, Decisions and Actions) where different mechanisms will be provided to show how to cope with situations that...
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Use and Abuse of Alcohol and Other Substances Among Older Adults 

This workshop will increase your ability to identify, evaluate and refer older adults to prevention and treatment services for alcohol and drugs. According to recent studies (SAMHSA), alcohol and drug...
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The Art of Parenting*

In this workshop you will learn about the direct impact that parents have on the lives of their children. You will obtain tools that will enable you to emphasize in...
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Answers About the New Immigration Proposal on Public Charge 

In this workshop a panel of experts will share information on the proposed changes to immigration and public charge rules, studies and data on the impact that the changes on...
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Reaching Mental and Spiritual Freedom*

This is an interactive and reflective workshop, focused on the connection between mental health and spirituality. Practical concepts will be offered to live a profound freedom and perceive suffering, failure...
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Helping the Caregiver

This workshop is aimed at providing information and support to family members and providers who have assumed the role of protector/caregiver for older adults. Self-care information and tools will be...
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When Your Kidneys Fail

This workshop will provide information on kidney function, disease and prevention strategies. Chronic kidney disease in on the rise as a direct result of other chronic conditions, suchas as, diabetes,...
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Returning to My Roots*

This workshop will provide valuable resources for building a stronger Latinx community that can voice concerns about the environmental issues it faces and advocate for sustainable and long-lasting solutions that...
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Respecting Diversity: Getting to Know the LGBT Community

This workshop will provide fundamental information to understand what sexual diversity is and learn the different concepts that emerge from this topic. Participants can clarify their questions about sexual diversity...
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Recovering from the Grief of Being an Immigrant

In this workshop, participants will learn techniques that can be used to break the stigma of what it means to seek help for mental health, we will share and reflect...
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Building Strong and Healthy Relationships

A workshop to prepare people interested in being mentors. They will learn about the importance and great benefit of young people having a mentor or being in a mentoring program....
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Key Ingredients to Improve Schools and Student Performance: Family & Community Engagement

This workshop will familiarize participants with the many ways they can participate in schools and in the community to improve education. Participants will learn about laws to encourage participation, recognize...
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Environmental Justice: Exposure to Lead and Other Chemicals

In this workshop participants will learn about Exide and its exposure of environmental hazards that affect the Southeast Los Angeles area. The Los Angeles County of Public Health will reinforce...
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Compassion in Action… The Real Connection

A workshop where participants will be able to reflect, in an interactive way, on the important task of being human and as promotores giving from the heart. The theoretical framework...
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Immigration, Know Your Rights

This workshop is designed to inform and prepare the community to exercise their rights when they are faced with detention from local police or immigration authorities, CHIRLA and its vision...
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Salvando vidas por medio de participación en ensayos clínicos sobre el cáncer

El taller se impartirá utilizando métodos creativos con videos, juegos, presentaciones y una discusión sobre los ensayos clínicos que son métodos innovadores para entender el mejor uso de medicinas y...
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Learning to Love Yourself

This workshop will address the theme of self-love in a dynamic and interactive way. Participants will be able to acquire greater knowledge in order to build a self-efficient personality not...
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How to Avoid Unnecessary Suffering When Confronting a Health Crisis

The workshop is designed to engage, raise awareness and educate the Hispanic community on end-of-life care issues to improve access to quality end-of-life care. As the number of Hispanics living in...
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Managing Your Time Wisely*

This workshop will support the development and implementation of methods that will help you increase your ability to manage, distribute and properly enjoy your time, which is of extreme value...
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