About Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County’s Health Literacy In-Service

Posted March 25, 2011 by vlf
Categories: Adult literacy program, Health Literacy, Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County

The Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County (LVFC) in Warrenton, Virginia, created this online health literacy in-service to inform their volunteer tutors about health literacy and provide tutoring resources for teaching basic health literacy skills.

Begin the tutor in-service by clicking on

Page One, Why Consider Teaching Health Literacy?

Page Two, Health Literacy for the ESOL Student

Page Three, Incorporating Health Literacy into Your Lessons

Page Four, Teaching Health Literacy

Page Five, Using the Internet to Find Health Literacy Resources

About LVFC

Established in 1986, Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County is a strong, community-based non-profit organization located in Warrenton, Virginia. LVFC offers a variety of literacy programs that enable our students to face the challenges of our rapidly changing world. The advent of technology has transformed the face of education and employment, underscoring the need for a workforce that can effectively communicate and is equipped for the future.

For help or for more information about LVFC, click on Page 6, “contact and staff information”.

LVFC trains its tutors to teach adults to use basic communication skills, to work with speakers of other languages, to master survival English, and to learn to use the computer.

LVFC’s Basic Literacy Program offers one-to-one tutoring for adults who cannot read, or who cannot read well. LVFC also offers tutoring for adults with identified learning challenges.

LVFC offers instruction in English. Our English as a Second Language (ESOL) Program offers both small-group and one-to-one tutoring. Please click here to see ESOL class schedules.

This in-service was created in 2007-2011, and last updated 9/2014

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