Posts For Category: "Training"

Cross-training Doulas as Promotoras

In 2009, Healthy Family Initiatives (HFI), a Houston, Texas, nonprofit organization, received a three-year Health Resources and Services Administration grant to study and replicate HealthConnect One, an existing community-based doula program. The grant provided financial support for the doulas in the project to receive certification as community health workers, or promotoras. This cross-training occurred in […]

Development of the Promotores Academy

The Chula Vista Community Collaborative (CVCC) was established in 1993 and is located in Chula Vista, California, in the San Diego County region. The CVCC works to support and strengthen families through a network of five family resource centers. The CVCC has had a promotor/a program component since 2000. A review of the program in […]