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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
by Dr. Alan Lockwood

Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.

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Niños Seguros y Sanos: Safe and Healthy Children

Training-of-Trainers Program

Niños Seguros y Sanos (Safe and Healthy Children) is a pilot project of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), the Academy for Educational Development (AED), and Health Outreach Partners (HOP). This one-year pilot program generously supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation aimed to develop culturally and linguistically appropriate training resource guide, complete with several trainer tools as well as fact-sheets and case studies about environmental health for  staff of Migrant and Seasonal Head Start and the Migrant and Seasonal Health Clinics.   

On this page you will find the complete Niños Seguros y Sanos Training-of-Trainers (TOT) curriculum that organizations are welcome to download for own use.  Also included is a program evaluation the pilot training conducted in Michigan and Florida in September and October, 2010.

Introduction

Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Module 5

Module 6

Appendix

Evaluation of the Niños Seguros y Sanos Training-of-Trainers Program for Staff of Seasonal and Migrant Head Start Programs and Migrant and Community HealthCenters

Full Curriculum (73 MB)

Page Updated August 13, 2013

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