A Taste of African Heritage Curriculum Training for Community Health Workers

5.0 CE Hours

Course Summary

ATOAH is a 6-week cooking curriculum that teaches history, nutrition, and cooking techniques that reconnect participants with the vibrant, healthy traditions of the African Diaspora. A Taste of African Heritage Curriculum Training for CHWs is a curriculum that trains CHWs and CHW Instructors to deliver and evaluate this evidenced-based, culturally competent nutrition education program. The African Heritage Diet is an evidenced-based program development by Oldways, a nonprofit dedicated to improving public health by inspiring individuals and organizations to embrace the healthy, sustainable joys of the “old ways” of eating—heritage-based diets high in taste, nourishment, sustainability, and joy. By the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast traditional African heritage eating patterns to modern eating and lifestyle patterns
  • Demonstrate understanding of the “A Taste of African Heritage” eating model based on the traditional diets of the African Diaspora
  • Explain which conditions African Americans are likely to suffer disproportionately from
  • Describe key features of the traditional African Heritage diet that contribute to good health
  • Verbalize considerations for tailoring culturally appropriate education using adult learning principles

This training is approved for 5 CEs for Community Health Workers and Community Health Worker Instructors

Course Curriculum

Quisha Umemba

Quisha Umemba is a Registered Nurse with a Public Health background. She is a qualified consultant, educator, speaker, trainer, facilitator, and coach with over 20 years in the healthcare/public health fields. As a talent development coach and mentor, Quisha has a passion for activating others to help them realize their untapped potential!  As a business consultant, Quisha loves helping women entrepreneurs figure out how to monetize their skillset to make impact and income to start their own service-based business.

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