18 April 2012

Community Based Health Manual Now Available

United Methodist North Central Jurisdiction is making available an updated version of "Community Based Health UMVIM Primer: Team Resources for Empowering Others".

This book is a collection of materials designed to assist health volunteers in training community health workers (CHWs); providing community assessments and training for local leaders who train CHWs.  A CD of the book contents also includes an introductory powerpoint explanation of Community Based Health.

Included are a  three-part curriculum plan; a section on mental health; sources for open copyright materials for training; references on water purification, agriculture and solar oven.

Manuals may be ordered through the North Central Jurisdiction office by contacting Lorna Jost, umvim-ncj@brookings.net.  Purchase throughout PayPal will be available soon on the webpage at www.gbgm-umc.org/northcentralvim.  The cost is $30.

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