Many programs that train their CHW teams to avoid, control and reverse diabetes among the millions of Americans who have it also know that making lifestyle changes is critical. Studies show people can stop problems from diabetes before they start if they exercise regularly, eat a balanced diet with plenty of produce, and avoid smoking […]
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Employment for community health workers is looking up. More organizations are looking for ways to include CHWs and provide more CHW core competency training for internal staff. This is good news for anyone looking to put themselves on a CHW career path while improving health outcomes for their community. Careful planning of a CHW career […]
[Lee este artículo en español aquí.] HIV used to be a death sentence—and for many, it still is. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that race and ethnicity have an effect on prevention and management of HIV/AIDS. Over the years, outreach campaigns have been essential to reducing such barriers as stigma and […]
[Read this post in English.] El contagio por VIH solía ser una sentencia de muerte, y para muchos aún lo es. El Centro para el Control y prevención de Enfermedades Infecciosas (CDC) reporta que la raza y etnicidad tienen repercusiones sobre la prevención y manejo del VIH/SIDA. El Día Nacional Latino para la Concientización del […]
Four essential outreach skills for putting a community engagement plan into action. After months—maybe years—of planning, research, building, and even growing a few extra gray hairs, your program is ready for your community. You’re certaioun that you’ve trained your community health team to keep people out of emergency rooms, lower their high blood pressure, control […]
If your organization needs to improve the public’s health and well-being in your community, then you already know community health workers (CHWs) are a good solution. That’s the directive of many of the Medicare health plans and clinics that work with CHWTraining. The problem comes to deciding how to train a brand new CHW workforce […]
The hard truth about investing in training for your team is that there’s no guarantee they’ll like it. You certainly hope that they find the elearning program they take to be engaging, immediately applicable and better able to connect with the people in the community. But that’s not always what happens. And while you can […]
Here is a link to find out what each state has in place for every Community Health Worker. You’ll find helpful information about CHW financing, education, certification, State CHW Legislation, and Organizations & Workgroup. You will also find every state’s information about CHW specific and defined roles. State Community Health Worker Models We hope you’ll find […]
Talance, Inc., provides curriculum development and technology tools to organizations that want to create workers who transform health in America’s communities.