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Table 1 Phases of community health worker training and deployment using the Sharing Histories teaching/learning method

From: Sharing Histories—a transformative learning/teaching method to empower community health workers to support health behavior change of mothers

Phase I CHW share memories of experiences in the first 1 000 days of each of their children
Phase II Cultural beliefs and practices are listed and discussed with a facilitator
Phase III Key behaviors on picture cards (flipcharts) are learned in the context of shared memories
Phase IV CHW practice teaching mothers with picture cards (flipcharts) and sharing histories
Phase V CHW visit pregnant mothers, newborns, and children to teach, monitor, and refer