core skills

CHW core competencies

Understanding the Core Competencies of Community Health Workers: A Beginner’s Guide

Core competencies for community health workers (CHWs) are the essential skills, knowledge, and abilities they need to do their job well. These competencies are like the building blocks for being great at what they do and successful in their field. Training that focuses on these core competencies helps them develop and improve these important skills …

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CHW roles in a multidisciplinary team

5 Ways to Boost your multidisciplinary team with Community Health Workers

Just five years ago, most healthcare centers and providers across the US had no idea what a community health worker (CHW) did—never mind how they might fit in with a larger multidisciplinary healthcare team. Then the coronavirus arrived, the health of millions changed, and CHW advocates everywhere jumped at the chance to rebuild their client …

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