Community Health Workers

Community Health Workers – Recognizing and Sustaining Their Value

Source: California Health Care Foundation Community Health Workers – Recognizing and Sustaining Their ValueCommunity health workers and promotores (CHW/Ps) can play a key role in the health care system by supporting health care organizations’ efforts to care for a broad range of patients. This brief, made possible by the California Health Care Foundation, explores how …

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Research in Focus: A Weekly Digest of New Research from the NIDILRR Community

Peer to Peer- Training Peer Health Coaches to Lead a Health Messages Program for Their Peers with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).  Source: National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) Download PDF in English and Spanish People with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) …

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Promoting Healthy Choices and Community Changes

A free, online educational program designed for promotores de salud and community health workers. About This Program As community health workers, our work helps people enjoy good health. Promoting Healthy Choices and Community Changes will teach you how to promote individual-level and community-level changes toward good health. This free e-learning program helps build the capacity …

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State Community Health Worker Models – NASHP

As states transform their health systems many are turning to Community Health Workers (CHWs) to tackle some of the most challenging aspects of health improvement, such as facilitating care coordination, enhancing access to community-based services, and addressing social determinants of health. Source: State Community Health Worker Models – NASHP While state definitions vary, CHWs are …

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