An initiative of The N.C. Center for Health & Wellness at UNC Asheville

Trainer Resources

If you are looking for program forms, please look under the “Leader Info’ option on the main menu.

Living Healthy with CDSME Marketing and Media Tools

Would you like easy-to-use formats to promote your upcoming Living Healthy with Chronic Disease Self Management workshops?  View templates for:

For additional information about chronic pain, please see the following items:

Implementing Evidence-Based Programs to Address Chronic Pain (this issue brief shares valuable information about the extent of chronic pain in older adults and effective programs that can address it).
A Word About Opioid Use (this appendix reviews the definition of opioids, long-term and side-effects, and safety measures that can be taken).

Participants with Disabilities

For tips and techniques on how to facilitate evidence-based programs with participants who have disabilities, please view and download the Inclusion Toolkit, along with a powerpoint on Being Inclusive of Participants with Disabilities for use when training facilitators.

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Would you like to market your Living Healthy with Chronic Disease Self Management workshops in the media? View templates for a newspaper article, ad, and PSA (public service announcement) for Living Healthy with Chronic Disease Self Management media options, a sample newspaper article and PSA for Living Healthy with Diabetes Self Managment Program media options, and a sample newspaper article and PSA for Living Healthy with Chronic Pain Self Management Program media options.

North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services holds tools and templates that may be of help to you as you work to implement Living Healthy with Chronic Disease Self Management Programs. Some of the tools and templates were developed here in North Carolina—at the state, regional, county or local levels—while others were created in other states and shared among the national network of people and places implementing evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs for older adults.

Contact Jeanne Dairaghi for more information.

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A Matter of Balance Tools & Resources

Reports generated from this data are valuable for everyone —  participants, community sites, funders and policymakers. These reports are helping the evidence-based movement not only locally in your own communities, but nationally.  Here’s the latest Falls Leader Script in English for 2018 .  For more information, please view the Updated Falls Forms Video . Image result for video icon