Día de la Mujer Latina (DML) and the Harold Freeman Patient Navigation Institute announces the launch of a three-day Community Navigator training to address core competencies for culturally competent, community/patient-centered care for Community Health Workers/Promotores/Community Health Representatives and other healthcare professionals. This invitation is open to all Regional Health Equity Councils.

Training Objectives

To empower community members to become culturally and linguistically competent navigators and Promotores, by using the MINE framework of Motivate, Inform, Navigate, Educate as skills to address social determinants of health and the health care system.

Training Topics

The training includes eight core competencies:
• Advocacy, Communication, and Interpersonal skills
• Organizational and community capacity building skills
• Community health education teaching skills,
• Coordination of services/benefits skills
• Disease-specific knowledge segment which includes treatment, diagnostic, financial, and survivorship navigation.

Certification

At the completion of training, participants will receive a certification from Día de la Mujer Latina, a Texas State certified Promotores/Community Health Worker training program.

Training Team

• Dr. Harold P. Freeman MD, Founder of the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute
• Venus Ginés, MA, P/CHW Instructor, CEO/Founder, Día de la Mujer Latina™ Inc.
• Jakeline Ramos, MSW, Instructor, Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute

For more information, including curriculum details, email Venus Ginés.