A study evaluating a community health worker training program in Haiti. Reports participants’ perceptions of the program, as well as barriers they face in practicing as CHWs. Offers recommendations for improving implementation and conducting trainings with increased cultural humility. Abstract [...]
Using community-based participatory research methods, this study evaluates the creation and implementation of a dementia awareness program. Promotoras participated in an education program using a curriculum that was developed with community members. Abstract only.
An evidence review and policy analysis from the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review. Addresses the impact of community health worker interventions on health outcomes in New England, the cost of CHW programs, and outlines best practices for CHW program implementation.
A report analyzing the impact of a community health worker-led program intended to address the impact of the home environment on childhood asthma. The program contributed to a reduction in use of emergency services and night-time awakenings, as well as successful advocacy for improved housing condit [...]
This digital story demonstrates how access to oral health care improved the quality of life of three people living with HIV. Changing Lives Through Good HIV Oral Health from HDWG BUSPH on Vimeo.
This webcast is the first of a two-part continuing education series for HIV positive peers and their supervisors. The Webcast includes speakers with extensive experience in training and supervising peers to work with clients around disclosure.
This webcast is intended for anyone interested in learning about the roles of peers in providing HIV care and treatment. Peers working in clinics and community-based organizations will discuss their work and activities with clients and HIV providers.
This webcast is the second of a two-part seminar (started in the Oct. 7 webcast) that will discuss supportive and clinical approaches for supervising peers in the workplace. Case examples will be discussed addressing issues such as managing peer-client relationships and transference/counter-transfer [...]
This fact sheet provides information about the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) eligibility and benefits for CSHCN.
An article from CHW Central presenting a framework for defining and assessing harmonization of CHW interventions for HIV. In defining harmonization, the authors emphasize coordination among stakeholders, integrating CHW interventions into the larger health system, and promoting CHW program sustainab [...]
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