Success with CHWs Asthma

Meet Rhonda Lay

What drew you into the community health worker (CHW) profession? In the beginning I didn’t know anything about community health work but being a respiratory therapist who was now disabled, I was looking for something that I could do part-time and that would allow me to utilize my background as a respiratory therapist. The community […] Read more

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Meet Kim Artis

What drew you into the CHW profession? The position of CHW was an unintentional blessing for me. I say that because I wasn’t looking to do this type of work however, the universe said otherwise and it has enriched my life. I witnessed the lack of support, education and trust the community had for our […] Read more

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Meet Madeline Woodberry

What drew you into the CHW profession? If I can be honest, I was in need of employment and saw an opening and thought that the position would be interesting. After my first three visits is when I began to realize the importance of CHWs in my community. I never thought that I would be […] Read more

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Meet Melinda Banks

What drew you into the CHW profession? I applied for the CHW position because I was looking to make a career change outside of the U.S. Postal Service. I had no idea what this position entailed. All I knew is that it was an outreach position and I enjoy helping people in need so I […] Read more

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Meet Adlaide Holloway

What drew you into the CHW profession? Without knowing what the work was called, I always wanted to be a Community Health Educator. I always knew that I wanted to help people, be an educator, creative and valuable to society to help my community. I was fortunate enough to be a participant in Helping Chicago’s […] Read more

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Learning Session for Asthma Care Providers and Home Visiting Programs on Integrating CHW Services into Pediatric Asthma Care

This session was recorded on November 1, 2014 […] Read more

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[INFOGRAPHIC] CHWs in the Community

Where do CHWs work in the community? Check out this infographic and find out. Download a PDF of the CHWs in the Community infographic (PDF) Reference for CHW Roles: Matos S, Findley S, Hicks A, Legendre Y, Do Canto L. Paving a path to advance the community health worker workforce in New York State: a […] Read more

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Success with CHWs fact sheet: Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Accountable Communities for Health (ACH)

Community health worker strategies support the coordinated care and payment reform goals of two new healthcare models in Minnesota:  Integrated Health Partnerships–the term that the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) uses for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)–and Accountable Communities for Health (ACH).   This fact sheet describes both models and identifies the delivery systems that are […] Read more

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[VIDEO] What to look for when hiring a CHW

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[VIDEO] The benefits of using CHWs for asthma care

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