Previous Catalyst Center calculations of costs per child for children with disabilities eligible for Medicaid coverage under the Family Opportunity Act were derived from Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates. In this revised estimate, we use information from the Medicaid Statistical Informat [...]
This article appeared in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry, May 11, 2011. It describes a typology of program models for expanding access to dental services for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). These programs serve communities with limited access and high unmet need for oral healthcare, such [...]
CISWH staff provided technical assistance to The Boston Public Health Commission in two distinct areas related to the sustainability of Massachusetts (MA) Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health (Project LAUNCH) and Young Children’s Health Interventions for Learning and Dev [...]
Support The Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health (CISWH) addresses some of the most daunting health challenges of our time—challenges that often impact already vulnerable populations. Providing the best care for people living with conditions such as HIV, addiction, homelessness, and com [...]
Advisory Board Our Advisory Board provides guidance on CISWH’s transdisciplinary agenda. Its members share our commitment to promoting the intersection of social work and public health. Heidi L. Allen, PhD, MSW Dr. Allen is an A [...]
Howard Cabral is Professor of Biostatistics, a co-director of the Biostatistics Graduate Program since 2003, and the founding Director of the Biostatistics and Research Design Program of the Boston University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. He has over 30 years of teaching, consulting [...]
A qualitative study exploring the views of urban community health workers as they adapt Ghana’s rural Community-Based Health Planning and Service program for a rural setting. Identifies opportunities and challenges for the program.
Using the job analysis method, the authors examined the job tasks and worker attributes of community health workers to inform the development of a training program for CHWs. Shares the analysis methods as a template for other organizations launching similar programs.
A study describing the program developers’ rationale in designing a community health worker-led intervention to improve maternal outcomes in India utilizing mobile health tools. Articulates contextual factors impacting implementation and evaluates program efficacy.
A report from the Connecticut Health Foundation describing proposed community health worker programs in Connecticut, and offering a template for providers and payers considering methods of financing such programs.
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