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[procaare] Positive Living Train the trainer
- From: "David Patient" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 08:01:03 +0200 (SAST)
Accelerated 3-day Positive Living? Training,
Training of Trainers, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
HWSETA registered (SETA code HW592PA0600289)
18-20 August, 2009
David Patient (MHT) & Neil Orr (MA, Psych) - Empowerment Concepts
Physical Address: Bundu Country Lodge, R40/White River Road, Nelspruit, MP. RSA.
Who should attend?
Wellness Peer Educators, Peer educators - Medical practitioners - Community workers - Wellness coordinators - EAP counsellors, HIV Champions; Health and Safety, VCT staff; CSI implementers; HR practitioners; as well as implementers for NGO?s, VSO?s, ASO?s and FBO?s
Positive Living? is a HIV/AIDS and Wellness-focused empowerment
intervention, with all modules applicable to any business, community or
Overview of a Wellness Intervention (Sample roll-out and curriculum)
Why Wellness? Impact upon absenteeism & productivity levels
How to get people involved: Health motivation methods
Mainstreaming: HIV, TB, Diabetes, Hypertension; General health
Peer educators/Champions: Selection criteria
Up-to-date treatment and prevention data
Dealing with Wasting Syndrome
Dealing with stigma
Strategies of long-term survivors
VCT uptake methods
Diabetes & TB:
Symptoms & consequences
Causes and types
Prevention and treatment
Wellness in general
Food & water security
Immune-strengthening, using foods and other physical means
Impact upon incidence of acute respiratory & stomach infections
Home remedies for common illnesses (non-life-threatening)
Mind-body (PNI) counselling methods for immune enhancement
Application methods in various settings (workplace, community, support groups)
The above modules have been successfully applied in various interventions, large and small. In Mozambique, for example, a national intervention (Vida Positiva /Positive Living) was rolled out over a two-year period, under the auspices of the National AIDS Council. It
was assessed and evaluated, and found to be one of the most cost-effective and sustainable interventions in that region?s history.
Training of trainers has occurred in Lesotho (CARE), Eritrea (UNICEF/Dept.Health), various NGO?s and government agencies from Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, South Africa, to name a few.
David Patient ( M.H.T.):
One of the world?s longest-surviving people living with HIV. Currently 26 years since diagnosis.
He went on ARV?s 4 years ago. He has been actively involved in HIV and AIDS - activism, death-and-dying therapist, trainer ? for over 25 years. Co-author of Positive Health ( Jacana Media), one of the key texts of Positive Living, as well as other titles such as Choices (Jacana Media); Sex Secrets (Juta Press); The Healer Inside you ( Juta Press).
Neil Orr, Research Psychologist (MA, UCT):
He has been involved in HIV/AIDS and cancer for 24 years, either as researcher, trainer, or therapist. Co-author of Positive Health ( Jacana Media), one of the key texts of Positive Living, as well as other titles such as Choices (Jacana Media); Sex Secrets (Juta Press); The Healer Inside you ( Juta Press).
Training limited to 30 delegates only.
Training fees R4700-00 (excluding 14% VAT) or $625-00 USD
Course fees include all copyrighted training related materials*, venue, refreshments and lunch.
*Course fees are inclusive of all the Positive Health? training materials, including the training manual, a resource CD with the entire training manual in PDF format plus additional information, a step by step delivery curriculum with comprehensive monitoring and evaluation, research documents, power point presentations and published papers by the trainers.
For a comprehensive program/course content, please contact David Patient at email@example.com
Transportation (and or accommodation) to and from Nelspruit, South Africa are for the account of the delegate/agency/sponsor.
For more information and reservations about The Bundu Country Lodge, please visit www.bundulodge.co.za
For reservations please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When making your room reservation, please let the Bundu Country Lodge know you will be attending this training to ensure you receive conference rates for your accommodation.
To book your place on this training or for more information please contact Lorraine at email@example.com Tel: 013-748-9906 (country code +27, drop first ?0?)