PROGRAMA DE EXTENSIÓN DE PROMOTORA

DESCRIPCIÓN DEL PROGRAMA

Muchos hispanos en Utah enfrentan factores de riesgo críticos con respecto a su salud; a menudo no están familiarizados con las opciones locales de atención médica y suplementos alimenticios, y muchos temen la discriminación. Reconociendo las necesidades de esta población, las Promotoras de Holy Cross Ministries - trabajadoras de extensión bilingües y biculturales - se esfuerzan por garantizar que todas las familias estén sanas, seguras y puedan navegar por sistemas sociales y de salud complejos. Las Promotoras se han caracterizado como "constructoras de puentes". Desempeñan un papel central en la integración comunitaria y son clave para todos los programas de Holy Cross Ministries. all families are healthy, safe and can navigate complex health and social systems. The Promotoras have been characterized as “bridge builders.” They play a central role in community integration and are key to every program at Holy Cross Ministries.

PROMOTORAS DE HCM OFRECEN LOS SIGUIENTES SERVICIOS DE SOPORTE
Clases prenatales

Con el fin de promover embarazos saludables e informados entre las futuras madres latinas, las Promotoras de HCM utilizan un modelo de educación grupal y sesiones individuales para enseñar un curso de 8 series sobre cuidado prenatal. HCM colabora con St. Martha's Baby Project para proporcionar una canastilla infantil gratuita una vez que nazca. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Promotoras / Trabajadoras de salud comunitaria Esperanza Arias al 385-257-2422 o Raquel Juica al 385-257-2456.

Servicios de extensión y acceso a la salud

Understanding the complexities in navigating a foreign health care system, HCM’s Promotoras provide bilingual assistance for CHIP/Medicaid applications, re-enrollment paperwork, referrals to community services, forms assistance and help to secure a primary care medical home. For more information, please call Health Outreach Program Manager Margarite Allen at 385-257-2423.

Niños Especiales Familias Fuertes (NEFF)

Understanding the complexities in navigating a foreign health care system, HCM’s Promotoras provide bilingual assistance for CHIP/Medicaid applications, re-enrollment paperwork, referrals to community services, forms assistance and help to secure a primary care medical home. For more information, please call Health Outreach Program Manager Margarite Allen at 385-257-2423.

Familias hablando juntas

HCM is implementing the Families Talking Together (FTT) curriculum, which is a parent-based intervention program designed to help prevent and reduce adolescent sexual risk behaviors. FTT sessions are offered by HCM’s bilingual, bi-cultural Promotoras / Community Health Workers at South Main Clinic thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACFY); and Family and Youth Service Bureau (FYSB). To schedule a session, please call South Main Clinic Promotora / Community Health Worker Esperanza Arias at 385-257-2422.

AYUDE A APOYAR A NUESTRAS FAMILIAS

Holy Cross Ministries trabaja para asegurar que el costo no sea una barrera para la salud de nadie. Su apoyo nos ayudará a seguir ofreciendo estos servicios básicos y críticos de forma gratuita.

Talleres de autogestión

With the support of the Utah Department of Health Arthritis Program, HCM offers two six-week workshops: Living Well with Chronic Conditions and Living Well with Diabetes. These workshops are geared toward people with chronic conditions and diabetes as well as their family members and caretakers. For more information on the chronic conditions workshop, please call Promotora / Community Health Worker Raquel Juica at 385-257-2456. And for more information on the diabetes workshop, please call Promotor / Community Health Worker Carlos Flores at 385-257-2421.

Servicios de administración de casos

As a Case Manager and Promotora, Lizeth Alvarez provides advocacy services and support to victims of crime. By working closely with clients to develop care and safety plans, she facilitates access to resources necessary for promoting happiness, self sufficiency and stability during difficult times in their lives. For more information, please call Lizeth at 385-257-2406.

PERSONAL DEL PROGRAMA DE EXTENSIÓN DE PROMOTORA

Esperanza Arias
Promotora de la Clínica South Main / Trabajadora de Salud Comunitaria
385-257-2422
earias@hcmutah.org
Carlos Flores
Promotor / Trabajador de salud comunitario
385-257-2421
cflores@hcmutah.org
Margarite Allen
Padres como maestros (PAT) Educador de padres
385-257-2423
mallen@hcmutah.org
Holy Cross Ministries
Lizeth Alvarez
Administrador de casos / Promotora
385-257-2406
lgarcia@hcmutah.org
Maren Outsen, CSW
Terapeuta
385-257-2969
moutsen@hcmutah.org
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