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Programme Detail: Channels of Hope (also known as Churches, Channels of Hope) Facilitator's training.

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource Channels of Hope (also known as Churches, Channels of Hope) Facilitator's training.
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number
Description Are you working with the vulnerable, or people affected 
by HIV or AIDS? If you want to be equipped to make 
a difference then this seven day intensive training is for you. You will be challenged in your thinking, come away with changed perceptions, gain the skills to present Channels of Hope workshops, and have the ability to make a real 
difference in the HIV and AIDS pandemic. This facilitators' training covers: HIV & AIDS and Me: The basics and beyond Living with HIV: Discover the needs of people living with HIV. A Christian Response: Prevention; Worldview; Biblical guiding principles; Stigma and discrimination; A Biblical response to difficult questions. Becoming an HIV Competent Community: What is working in various cultural contexts; What does it mean to be a compassionate, HIV competent community? Mobilisation & planning: What can I do? Conducting workshops and adult learning.
Keywords HIV, AIDS, training, workshops, vulnerable
Languages Programme Available in English (UK, International); Russian
Other Languages
Country and region where programme is available International (e.g. distance learning) / All international; South Africa / Gauteng
Area of Ministry and Focus Caring for People and the World / Healthcare; Caring for People and the World / Relief and Development; Caring for People and the World / HIV / AIDS; Caring for People and the World / Human Trafficking
Residential/Non Residential Residential
Full-time or Part-time Full-time
Level Certificate
Cost Range US$100,000 or more
Actual Cost $800 (depending on location)
Bursaries/scholarships available No
Actual Length 7 days
Average hours of study per week 60
Methods of instruction Interactive training style, discussion, prayer, etc. Participants have to prepare for and present short sessions which are evaluated. They also have two written assessments (one on knowledge, one on Christian response) which are graded.
Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.) 50%
Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.) One pre-workshop assignment and one voluntary post-workshop assignment.
Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork). 50%
Average number of students who take the programme per year (or, if this is a new programme, the number who can be accommodated) 60
Prerequisite Programmes -
Other Prerequisites
Qualifications gained Certificate (graded according to performance on course).
Qualifications this programme is part of
Programme Accredited by
Other Accrediting Bodies Previously with Hugenot College.