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Thinking About Hiring a CHW Supervisor for Your Health Program? Here Are Tips You Can Begin Using Now

The CHW supervisor is an essential part of your community health worker program. The supervisor is responsible for providing administrative, and sometimes clinical, support. They’re also the champion of the community health workers (CHW), promotores de salud, or other health advocates within an agency. They’re the ones who hold CHWs accountable, review their work and …

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California chw core competencies

California Community Health Worker Core Competencies

Community health workers (CHWs) have been working in California for years. CHWs, as well as promotores, community health representatives (CHRs) and other health promoters, help people in marginalized communities find food and insurance and manage chronic conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure. They are major doers for people living in California who need …

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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 core competencies

15 CHW Core Competencies Explained (with Core Skills Examples)

What does it take to have a successful community health worker program? And what core competencies are critical to that success? The answer might vary a little from state to state. But in recent years, community health workers (CHWs) have become a bigger part of healthcare, government, faith-based and communities. This has helped define what …

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ACEs training for CHWs

Advance your ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Training with These 5 Skills

People who work in population health understand first-hand the effects of trauma. Recently, the trauma some people are dealing with might have a root cause in COVID. Or, they could be experiencing a systemic health disparity. Or, they could be a child dealing with an unstable environment or an adult who grew up in an …

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