Outreach Reference Manual
HOP is excited to present the Outreach Reference Manual! This manual serves as a reference to outreach programs in order to improve effectiveness and sustainability. Tackling such topics as cultural competency, health education, recruitment and retention, needs assessment, planning, and evaluation, HOP’s Outreach Reference Manual is a comprehensive and useful resource. The variety of information included is not just relevant for outreach staff, but for everyone working to improve access in the community.
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Farm Work & Farmworkers, Farmworker Health Overview, Legal Issues Affecting Farmworkers, Cultural Sensitivity, Resources for Understanding Farmworkers
Getting Started with Outreach, Understanding Roles: The 7 Hats of Outreach, Being Prepared: HOP’s Magic Trunk, Identifying Existing Resources, Enlisting Volunteers, Collaboration & Technical Assistance
Identifying Ideal Qualities & Skills of an Outreach Team, Job Description Basics, Advertising for Job Openings, Interviewing Outreach Staff Candidates, Staff Orientation
Supervision, Outreach Protocols, Individual Staff Work Plans, Ongoing Training & Professional Development, Motivating Staff
Establishing Your Advisory Panel & Work Groups, Planning Your Needs Assessment, Developing Data Collection Tools, Conducting the Assessment, Using Your Findings
Preparing for the Planning Meeting, Conducting the Planning Meeting, Writing the Plan, Keeping the Plan Active!
Planning Your Evaluation, Collecting & Analyzing Evaluation Data, Using Your Evaluation Findings
Getting Started with Health Education, Considering Logistics for Health Education, Using Popular Education Principles, Adult versus Child Learning, Evaluating Health Education Sessions
Quick & Easy Health Education Tools, Pesticide Exposure, Heat Stress, Diabetes & Obesity, Stress, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Family Communication About Sexuality