BodyWorks program leaders come from a variety of backgrounds: health educators, doctors, community or faith-based leaders, schools nurses, graduate students, work-site wellness program coordinators, promotoras, and many, many others. You can be trained in a one-day session to implement this program and learn to train others to do the same. Experience facilitating groups and a commitment to improving the health of families in your community are the most important requirements.
Once you've been trained, you can then:
Learn more about becoming a program leader:
In addition to in-person trainings in your community, BodyWorks offers free online trainings. Online BodyWorks training will resume in 2013. If you’re interested in participating in a future online training, please send us the information requested below to BodyWorks@hhs.gov. We will keep your information on file and notify you of online training dates once they become available.
Content last updated February 12, 2013.