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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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Learning readiness assessment

What Is an Online Learning Readiness Assessment?

Make your CHW’s online experience successful by identifying their strengths and weaknesses before they begin. After months of planning, designing, and working, you’re ready to offer your first online course. It’s been a detailed process that involved buy-in from administrators and department heads, and training for your staff. You’ve got the technology set up and …

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Online training tips

Use These Online Training Tips to Keep Learners Engaged

Organizations spend millions on training employees online, and, frankly, much of that is wasted. The reason is that too many administrators wrongly assume that by simply rolling out a program, it will be successful. These are some of the most valuable online training tips you’ll need to make your computer-based staff training more effective. 5 …

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11 Crucial Tactics for Boosting Participation in Your Community Health Worker Training Program

When a group of learners is staring blankly at you, how will you get them to join in? Here are a few ideas for better learner engagement. Face-to-face trainings are nice when they can happen, but many community health worker programs have shifted permanently to an online format. Face-to-face trainings can make it feel easier …

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