The photonovels are for the participants to use during the group and to share with family and friends at home.
These guides make it easy to teach with the photonovels and put the TWS Method™ into practice.
These manuals provide tools for coordinating, facilitating, and evaluating a TWS prenatal program.
In the De Madre A Madre Prenatal Care Photonovel series, Lupe and her relatives and friends tell their stories about what it's like to be pregnant and how to stay healthy during pregnancy.
Each character is in a different stage of pregnancy. This way the changing experiences and questions during the different phases of pregnancy emerge naturally throughout the stories.
In the story about risks, Isabel, a mutual friend, has a premature baby. In the photonovel about labor and delivery, Ana has her baby. In the subsequent stories, immediate postpartum care and breastfeeding are addressed.
El embarazo y diabetes/Pregnancy & Diabetes
Key topics: emotional impact, different types of diabetes, insulin, tips to manage blood sugar, signs of high and low blood sugar and what to do, when to call 911.
The TWS Facilitator Guides are designed to help you facilitate a group session using the Teach-With-Stories Method™ and the De Madre a Madre prenatal care photonovels.
There is a Facilitator Guide for each photonovel: PREGNANCY, CLINIC, NUTRITION, RISKS, LABOR, FIRST WEEK, BREASTFEEDING. Note: The Pregnancy & Diabetes photonovel does not have a Facilitator Guide at this time.
The guides give you specific instructions about how to prepare for and use the TWS five steps during a session.
No heavy, bulky binder to carry or manage. The streamlined, unobtrusive field-tested design makes it easy to use and facilitate during the interactive learning process.
For people who handle the administrative tasks for the TWS prenatal program and who hire and coach TWS facilitators.
Includes: Field-tested resources to help with planning, budgeting, implementing, and assessing a TWS program.
For facilitators who use the TWS Method with the De Madre a Madre prenatal care photonovels.
Includes: Checklists with step-by-step tasks for preparing and hosting a successful TWS program plus other resources for being an effective facilitator.
For TWS program coordinators, facilitators and anyone interested in developing or enhancing their facilitation skills for:
Includes: (4) Bilingual training videos and a companion discussion guide.
Videos can be used with groups or for self-directed learning. Skits compare and contrast effective and ineffective facilitator behaviors in the context of typical TWS prenatal groups.
The TWS Discussion Guide is available as an Ebook (videos not included).
To order the videos: