Resources > Education > Hepatitis Peer Health Education Tools

Resources from Centerforce’s Hepatitis-C Peer-Based Health Education Program.

Hepatitis 1 Hour Presentation Package

As part of the Centerforce Peer Health Education Program, peer health educators worked with Centerforce staff to develop a 1-hour presentation to educate general prison populations about hepatitis.  The presentation is designed to be delivered by fellow peers who are incarcerated, who have been trained in general about hepatitis, peer health education, and cultural competency. The specific peer health educators delivering this presentation for Centerforce have been given advanced training specifically for the talk.  The presentation informs the audience about what hepatitis is, its effects on a person’s health, how is is transmitted, how to prevent it, and how to identify and reduce risk behaviors in incarcerated settings that are associated with hepatitis.  In the Centerforce Peer Health Education Program, this presentation is commonly delivered in reception areas for new arrivals and structured education program settings, as well as other venues as appropriate and available. Read more »

Hepatitis ABC Table – What You Need To Know

A tool developed by Centerforce’s Hepatitis Peer-Based Health Education Program.

This table compares disease transmission, prevention and treatment for Hepatitis A, B and C.  Designed by Centerforce peer health educators for individual and group outreach in prisons. Read more »

Hepatitis Crossword Puzzle

This is a Hepatitis Crossword Puzzle to review complex information regarding Hepatitis Disease, Treatment, and Transmission.

HPHEPP -Crossword Puzzle Review

HPHEPP – Crossword Puzzle Review_Answer key

Hepatitis Education Hepardy! Game

As part of the Centerforce Peer Health Education Program, peer health educators worked with Centerforce staff to develop a Hepardy! game that can be used to test participants’ knowledge of the facts about hepatitis A, B and C.  The game is designed to be integrated into larger presentations, and was originally developed as a part of the multi-day “Level I” Peer Health Training Curriculum used to train people who are incarcerated to become peer health educators.  This is an interactive tool loosely based on the popular television show, Jeopardy!  Participants must pick questions from among increasing levels of difficulty for increasing amounts of points, from a selection of categories. You can set up the game to be played by individuals or teams. Read more »

Hepatitis Education Myth Buster Video Series

As part of the Centerforce Peer Health Education Program, peer health educators at San Quentin State Prison worked with Centerforce staff to develop a series of hepatitis educational videos designed for people who are incarcerated.  Each video includes a hepatitis prevention message that helps dispel common myths about hepatitis and addresses relevant methods of transmission of hepatitis in a prison setting.   The videos were created as public announcements for the closed-circuit television programming at San Quentin State Prison, and have been approved for viewing by the general public.

Read more »

Hepatitis Education Poster Series

As part of the Centerforce Peer Health Education Program, peer health educators and Centerforce staff developed a series of hepatitis educational posters designed for people who are incarcerated. Each poster includes a hepatitis prevention message that helps educate people about the prevalence and effects of hepatitis, dispel common myths about hepatitis or addresses relevant methods of transmission of hepatitis in a prison setting.

Read more »

Hepatitis Peer Health Educator – Level II Training

As part of the Centerforce Peer Health Education Program, peer health educators worked with Centerforce staff to develop the Level II Hepatitis Peer Health Educator Training. This is a 5 day training designed to train individuals living with Hepatitis C within incarcerated settings to provide peer health education to others living inside with Hepatitis C. Read more »

Hepatitis Peer Health Educator Training – Level I

As part of the Centerforce Peer Health Education Program, peer health educators worked with Centerforce staff to develop the Level I Hepatitis Peer Health Educator Training. This is a 4 day training designed to train individuals living within incarcerated settings to provide peer health education around Hepatitis. Read more »

Hepatitis Roulette

This is a Hepatitis Roulette Game to be played in a classroom setting to review complex information regarding Hepatitis Disease, Treatment, and Transmission. It is complete with directions, rules, questions, and answers.

HPHEPP – Hepatitis Roulette Round 1

HPHEPP – Hepatitis Roulette Round 2

Lessons Learned Implementing a Peer Health Education Program in a Prison Setting

Lessons Learned Implementing a Peer Heatlh Education Program in a Prison Setting

This report is an overview of Centerforce’s experience designing, pilot testing, and implementing a Hepatitis Peer-Based Health Education Program with 3 prisons in California.