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 […]
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CHWs have the power to bring health care to underserved communities nationwide. As a CHW, your peers rely on you to get access to the help they need, the resources to improve their life quality, and the tools to improve their health outcomes. Whether you’re looking to start your career as a CHW or are […]
As your team of community health workers (CHWs) scales, it’s important to understand how the field will grow into the future so you can create a community health worker career path for your staff. The CHW job title is relatively new in the US compared with other job titles, such as care coordinators, case managers, […]
Originally published November 15, 2019, updated November 20, 2020.
Heart disease is responsible for the most deaths of men, women, and people in most racial and ethnic groups around the US. People with heart conditions, such as hypertension or cardiovascular disease, have a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19. [Download Now: Heart Health Training Checklist] Having a healthy heart is more important now […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Talance, Inc., provides curriculum development and technology tools to organizations that want to create workers who transform health in America’s communities.