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Chronic Disease Prevention Program

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The Chronic Disease Prevention Program develops and administers prevention and educational programs
that empower individuals, families and even
entire communities to prevent disease, improve health and promote wellness. 

CDPP programs include:


Free Leader 4-Day Training

Healthy Living – Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

An Evidence-Based Self-Management Stanford University Program

The training will be conducted by two certified Master Trainers. The workshop activities are identical to activities in the program taught to people with chronic diseases when the program is offered to the community. Ideally, Leader trainees are living with a chronic condition themselves or caregivers to someone with a chronic condition.

                                             City: Camarillo
                                          Hours:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
                                            Dates: December 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2019
                         Day of the week: Tuesday and Wednesday (two weeks)
                                              Topic: 4-Day Leader Training  

Camarillo Health Care District

3639 E. Las Posas Road, Magnolia Room, Camarillo CA 93010



What is the training?

Leaders’ trainings are 4 days. Each trainee receives a detailed leader's manual and a copy of the textbook, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.

Who can participate?

Anyone over the age of 18 is invited to be part of the training. There are no other restrictions based on past experience or education.


Subjects covered include:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation.

  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance

  • Appropriate use of medications

  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals

  • Nutrition

  • Decision making

  • How to evaluate new treatments

Please call (805) 981-6657 for more information. Register by Nov. 27, 2019

Email registration to sara.rivera@ventura.org or fax to (805) 677-5220.

Evidence-Based Educational Workshops in English

Ventura County Public Health’s PreventT2 lifestyle change program

The program runs for 1 year. During the first 6 months of the program, you will meet about once a week. During the second 6 months, you’ll meet once or twice a month.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

  • 6-week program

  • One 2.5 hours’ session per week

Diabetes Self-Management

  • 6-week program

  • One 2.5 hours session per week

NEW! Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management (wCDSMP)

  • 50-55-minute session

  • 2 sessions per week for 6 weeks

Programas de Prevención basadas en la Investigación de la salud en español

Programa PrevengaT2 del Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Ventura

  • El programa dura un año.

  • Durante los primeros 6 meses, se reunirán aproximadamente una vez a la semana.

  • Durante los 6 meses siguientes, se reunirán una o dos veces al mes.

Al pasar los primeros 6 meses quizás piense que ya ha aprendido lo suficiente y que puede saltarse la segunda parte del programa. ¡Pero se estaría engañando!

Tomando Control de Su Salud

  • Un programa de 6 semanas

  • Una sesión de 2.5 horas por semana

Manejo Personal de Su Diabetes Tipo 2

  • Un programa de 6 semanas

  • Una sesión de 2.5 horas por semana

Community Health Information

Contact Information

Silvia Lopez-Navarro, Program Director
2220 E. Gonzales Rd. Suite 202
Oxnard, CA 93036

Telephone: 805-981-6658
Fax: (805) 677-5220

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