Entries by Monique Cuvelier

Download Your CHW Training Resource and Template Bundle

Make training your CHW team easier and work more effectively with these templates and resources. From building your program to free training resources, there’s something here that you can use right now. Your bundle includes: Build a CHW Program Core competencies To Start Your CHW Program: A complete list of the basic training requirements every […]

9 Essential Skills for a Food Insecurity Screening Program

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic is hitting millions of Americans. More people are out of work and dealing with higher medical bills. You’ve probably seen an uptick in your agency of people who are making decisions about paying bills or buying groceries, which is a direct route to food insecurity. These decisions aren’t […]

Community Health Worker Core Competencies: Level up Your Community Initiative with CHWTraining

CHWs are the frontline health workers assisting those who need it most. With effective training, your team can help bring health to underserved communities. Individuals in underserved populations often struggle to access the medical care needed to live a long, healthy life. Issues like cultural stigma, language barriers, and bureaucracy make health care difficult or […]

3 Steps To Advance a CHW Career

A community health worker (CHW) job is especially rewarding and it is a critical piece of a healthcare team. It’s also a good option for a career. There are more jobs than ever in this field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says “overall employment of health educators and community health workers is projected to […]

12 Skills You Need To Build a CHW Career

Employment opportunities for community health workers (CHWs) are better than ever.  More organizations are looking for ways to include CHWs and provide more CHW core competency training for internal staff. This has never been so true as now, while the world is fighting to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to give some relief to […]

Setting CHW Learning Goals

By Eliana Ifill The career path that leads to being a community health worker (CHW) or promotor de salud is one full of growth opportunities, hands-on experience, and human interaction. As a CHW, you have the chance to improve your community members’ well-being every day and help them across the most challenging stumbling blocks in […]