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Hiring community health workers

Hiring Community Health Workers: Everything You Need to Know

Community health workers are a priceless addition to any healthcare system. In fact, studies show that CHWs can represent significant savings for healthcare teams. So it makes sense that many organizations are hiring community health workers as they expand services and reach. But what exactly are community health workers and how can you incorporate them …

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Michigan CHW core competencies

Michigan CHW Core Competencies

Community health workers are essential frontline workers helping connect at-risk populations with the preventive health services they need to lead happy, healthy lives. In Michigan, CHWs take into account factors like social context, language barriers, and common behaviors to address healthcare with a culturally-sensitive approach. They’re a trusted authority in the community because they’re first …

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Set CHW learning goals

How to Set Learning Goals for a Successful Community Health Program

The career path as a Community Health Worker is one full of growth opportunities, hands-on experience, and human interaction. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 17% growth for CHWs by 2030. Community health workers or promotores de salud have the chance to improve community members’ well-being every day and help them navigate the …

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CHW roles in a multidisciplinary team

5 Ways to Boost your multidisciplinary team with Community Health Workers

Just five years ago, most healthcare centers and providers across the US had no idea what a community health worker (CHW) did—never mind how they might fit in with a larger multidisciplinary healthcare team. Then the coronavirus arrived, the health of millions changed, and CHW advocates everywhere jumped at the chance to rebuild their client …

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COVID vaccine resources for CHWs

December 2021: The Latest COVID vaccine information for CHWs

Updated December 24, 2021. CHWs have played a key role in helping the US navigate through the COVID pandemic. So much so that in 2021, the government increased the budget for CHW programs to $7.7B nationwide to support the fight against COVID. These programs include widespread COVID vaccine efforts. The World Health Organization and other international …

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Top 15 articles of 2021 – Hiring, cross-training, and retaining top CHW talent

Community health workers are the cornerstone of access to healthcare for at-risk and isolated populations. Whether your team works with LGBTQ+ youth, immigrants, or remote communities, they’re responsible for bridging the gaps in care by educating citizens, connecting them to the resources they require, and advocating for their individual needs based on cultural context and …

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How to hire community health workers

How To Hire Great Community Health Workers: Get Access Now

Ready to build your CHW team? Join CHWTraining founder & CEO, Monique Cuvelier, to learn how to get started finding and hiring great community health workers for your agency. Community health workers are powerhouses that have a huge impact on the health of community members. A community health worker, often abbreviated as CHW, is someone …

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Virtual outreach skills for CHW programs

These Are The Virtual Outreach Skills Your Chw Program Needs To Build Rapport Online

One of the biggest challenges community health workers, community health representatives, and other lay health advocates continue to face during the pandemic is connecting with their clients and patients. Traditional outreach and engagement efforts make it much easier to offer preventive care, see first-hand what kind of support and services they might need and develop …

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