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Community health worker program director

5 reasons why a community health worker program will help your clients and patients

This world has a new definition of normal, and healthcare has changed in ways we are only beginning to understand. Making some long-term plans at your agency might seem rash while so much is uncertain. But there is one change you can make this year that will only make your agency and community stronger: start …

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CHW retention strategies

Boosting CHW Retention with Professional Development

If you’re involved in a program for community health workers, you’ve probably had to deal with employee turnover. Most agencies that hire CHWs, community health representatives, promotores, or similar staffers, deal with the same issue. In the case of CHWs, retention becomes an issue because career advancement as a CHW is a barrier, according to …

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Everything You Ever Wondered About Hiring a Community Health Worker

Does your agency need to connect with members of the community? Do you serve people who need help with healthcare information and services? Do you find there’s a disconnect between your clients or high-risk patients and healthcare, government, and social service systems? Then you could probably benefit from hiring a community health worker (CHW). The …

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