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Trainer responsibilities

What are my responsibilities as a BodyWorks trainer?

  1. To become familiar with research and all components of the BodyWorks kit
  2. To complete a six-hour training session
  3. To know all sections of the training manual
  4. To train other facilitators to lead a parent/caregiver group, and to reproduce training manuals including PowerPoint CDs for trainers
  5. To facilitate a group of parents/caregivers for 10 sessions (when possible) and motivate them to make positive healthy changes
  6. To recruit participants to a group (when possible), using materials developed by the Office on Women's Health (OWH)
  7. To assure that facilitator or participant contact information for each kit is forwarded to OWH
  8. To identify effective facilitators to distribute BodyWorks and hold 10 sessions
  9. To locate appropriate community resources to support facilitators and/or parents/caregivers
  10. To serve as liaison to OWH regional and national offices for ongoing communication, tracking, and evaluation

A note about BodyWorks: This program is not for profit — the Office on Women's Health offers the toolkit free of cost to be used during training sessions. The program is designed for community use and while you may charge a small fee to cover your costs, it must be clear to participants that they are not paying for toolkits.

Content last updated: August 01, 2012.

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