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Louisiana Community Health Outreach Network

The Louisiana Community Health Outreach Network was founded in 2010 by a group of CHWs. It was developed as a space to connect CHWs and allow them to share information and support one another in their profession. The LACHON’s mission is to provide a community of support for CHWs within Louisiana t [...]


Idaho Community Health Worker Advisory Group

The Idaho Community Health Worker Advisory Group is a statewide organization that engages stakeholders in developing a CHW teaching program in Idaho. Its mission is to promote CHWs as a frontline public health worker who is a trusted member of a given population. It supports CHWs connection and acce [...]


Developing Community Health Worker Diabetes Training

A journal article from Health Education Research (Oxford Journals). Provides a summary of the design, implementation, and evaluation of a 48-hour training program for CHW working in diabetes care teams in community health centers.


CDC Road to Health Toolkit

A comprehensive list of resources (guides, flipcharts, posters, quizzes, trainings, evaluations, music, podcasts) designed for African Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes. Provides materials to start a community outreach program to help people prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.


Community Health Workers: Integral Members of the Health Care Work Force

An article from the American Journal of Public Health. Provides a general overview of the integral role of CHW in the health care work force. Topics include: contributions of CHW in the U.S., characteristics of successful CHW programs, barriers to expanded use of CHW, and recommendations for strengt [...]

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