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Become A Volunteer Facilitator

Are you passionate about chronic disease self-management and have a desire to help other health care professionals learn self-management support skills?

The Self-Management Program Central East provides opportunities for health care professionals to participate in Choices and Changes: Motivating Healthy Behaviours, The Empathy Effect: Countering Bias to Improve Health Outcomes, Health Literacy and Brief Action Planning Train-the-Trainer Courses to learn how to co-lead these workshops. Interested health care professionals can apply to become a volunteer facilitator for these workshops to champion self-management support skills for residents in the Central East.

Minimum Qualifications of Self-Management Facilitators:

  • Possess an academic degree in a health related discipline and has clinical experience working in a health care environment 
  • Values learning and possesses group leadership and critical thinking skills
  • Has extensive knowledge of self-management principles and strategies to support patients to self-manage
  • Currently works or lives in the Central East region to support people with chronic conditions to self-manage
  • Excellent presentation skills and has experience facilitating training workshops for health care professionals 
  • Demonstrates commitment and passion for chronic disease self-management
  • Be available to facilitate at least 2 workshops per year within the Central East region


Volunteer facilitators are provided with an honorarium to co-lead workshops. 

Apply to Become a Facilitator

View information about the Choices and Changes: Motivating Healthy Behaviours workshop from the Institute for Healthcare Communication


View information about The Empathy Effect:  Countering Bias to Improve Health Outcomes workshop from the Institute for Healthcare Communication 


View information about the Brief Action Planning workshop from the Centre for Collaboration, Motivation and Innovation


View information about the Health Literacy workshop from the Centre for Collaboration, Motivation and Innovation 

Get In Touch

1 (866) 971-5545