We’re looking for people like you to join our great team in leading Falls Prevention and Health Self-Management Workshops across California.

Is this you?

  • You, or someone you care for, are managing a fear of falling or a chronic illness
  • You can make a time commitment of around 3 hours a week for six or eight weeks, at least twice a year
  • You’re a people person, who enjoys learning and sharing knowledge
  • You’re comfortable speaking with and leading small, diverse groups from a broad range of backgrounds
  • You’re able to manage your time and have some basic project management skills
  • You’re bilingual (preferable, but not essential)

Please see below for a list of trainings – by type – in your county and register online! You will be contacted by a staff member to confirm your training.

Types of Trainings

Master Training: You will be trained to teach an established program curriculum to leaders, recruit volunteers to lead workshops, provide leaders with guidance and support, evaluate new leaders and report program outcomes.

New Leader Training: You will be trained to facilitate an established program that has been designed to help adults improve their quality of life, manage health-related fears, and achieve their best level of health.

Update Training: You will have the opportunity to attend occasional update trainings which may include, but are not limited to: changes to the program curriculum, new data forms and/or new leader responsibilities.

Trainings will be listed chronologically by county.

Leader Trainings

Make a difference! Be a Program Leader!

You can help people in your community better manage their fear of falling or their chronic health condition and disability by leading evidence-based falls prevention, self-management, physical activity, and caregiver support programs.

Opportunities exist to become program leaders in the various programs. Please see the leader training schedule below. For additional information, please email us at:




Los Angeles

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)
August 10 & 11, and 17 & 18
Los Angeles City College, 855 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029
New Leader Training
Ayleen Dimailig, 818-837-3775, x199,


Diabetes Self-Management Program
July 17; 9:00 am - 4:30 pm & July 19; 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mercy Outpatient Center, 3rd Floor, 2740 M St., Merced, CA 95340
Leader Cross-Training
Lillian Sanchez-Ramos, 209-564-4310,
Healthier Living (Chronic Disease Self-Management Program)
June 26 & 27 and 28 & 30; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mercy Outpatient Center, 3rd Floor, 2740 M St., Merced, CA 95340
New Leader Training
Lillian Sanchez-Ramos, 209-564-4310,
Manejo Personal de la Diabetes
11 de Julio; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm y 12 de Julio; 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mercy Outpatient Center, Piso 3, 2740 M St., Merced, CA 95340
Entrenamiento de Lideres
Lillian Sanchez-Ramos, 209-564-4310,


Healthier Living (Chronic Disease Self-Management Program)
June 14 & 15, and 21 & 22; 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (breakfast & lunch included)
Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City, CA 94585
New leader training
Dianna Ramirez, 707-643-1797, x314