Prevention Program Materials
Educate to Empower: Train the Trainer curriculum
AIDS Vancouver’s Educate to Empower: Train the Trainer curriculum is an educational resource manual designed to move beyond “knowledge” or “information” by providing facilitators with a series of workshops that encourage engagement and discussion around the social dynamics of HIV and what this means to people’s lives. The manual consists of clear guidelines on how to effectively present HIV/AIDS education to a diverse group of learners. Included within the manual are a series of eight 2-4 hour workshops which address social issues related to HIV/AIDS and Sexual Health Education.
- HIV/AIDS: The Basics
- Hepatitis C
- HIV & Hepatitis C
- Sexuality, Sexual Health & HIV
- Gender & HIV
- Negotiating Sexual Relationships
- HIV around the World
- Labels are for Cans: HIV/AIDS Stigma & Discrimination
- HIV through Art
Educators are also provided with an assortment of ice-breakers and interactive games and activities, additional HIV and HCV related information and resources, and photo-copy friendly handouts, quizzes and evaluation forms that can be used in your classroom or organization.
How to Purchase
To purchase a copy of our new Educate to Empower: Train the Trainer curriculum for use in your school or organization, please contact our Education Coordinator at 604-696-4682 or email us at: preventionservices@ aidsvancouver.org.
In this booklet, “wellness” is defined as the pursuit of a healthy, balanced lifestyle. It is the understanding that good health goes beyond the physical body. The booklet has been separated into five categories: Wellness; Appearance; Connectedness; Spirituality and Aging. Each section responds to questions regarding HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and HCV (Hepatitis C Virus). It also provides the reader with the contact numbers of a number of local organizations designed to assist one in getting the support the need around a number of different issues.
This resource brings together a variety of educational approaches designed to help increase awareness of hepatitis C infection and related issues. The activities and materials in this curriculum support an interactive and engaged learning process. Experiential and participatory based activities are designed to meet the varied needs of all learners. Background information has been provided so that the facilitator is better able to prepare and answer questions regarding the HCV virus. Facilitators using this guide are encouraged to use their creativity to make this material their own.This workshop also comes with a number of colourful cards and posters to visually enhance the learning experience!
his handbook provides an introduction to HIV/AIDS and its many related issues and complexities. The intention of this handbook is to provide the adult learner with an “appetizer” to these topic areas. Each section presents key information and trends, current findings and research, local and global facts and opportunities to reflect on the content offered. Relevant materials, a comprehensive glossary and a resource list are included to support further learning.