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COVID-19 update in July 2022

COVID-19: Summer of 2022 Update

Over the past couple of years, a lot’s been said and done about COVID-19. Now, differing mandates have many people feeling conflicted, and new variants continue to spread. Thankfully, community health workers can educate patients, prevent them from getting this dangerous virus, and avoid its advancement. At CHWTraining, we compiled the most common questions any …

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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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