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

Authors Witmer, A. , Seifer, S.D. , Finocchio, L. , Leslie, J. , O’Neil, E.H.

Date 1995

Keywords CHW models, Scope of Practice, US- based

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 strengthening and expanding use of CHW.