Success with CHWs: Mental Health Services


CHW Role and Mental Health: Current Practice and Future Opportunities, A Learning Session for Mental Health and Primary Care Providers

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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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Bringing community into community healthcare

Download this poster to see a graphic representation of key concepts about how peer partners help patients achieve health and wellness in integrated behavioral health programs. This overview is courtesy of Susanna Farina, PhD at Gardner Family Health Network, a federally qualified health clinic in San Jose, CA whose staff model uses the complementary skills of peer […] Read more

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Peer provider toolkit

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide information, helpful tips and examples of how integrated care settings can best hire, train, integrate and retain Health-Trained Peer Support Specialists onto multi-disciplinary teams for the benefit of individuals who have co-occurring and behavioral health and healthcare issues. This Tool Kit was developed by the California Association […] Read more

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Meet Fatumo Abduladir

Successful self-starter, pioneer and dedicated community health advocate describe Community Health Worker Fatumo Abduladir. Two years ago, while visiting her sister in St. Cloud, she spotted a job announcement for a brand new community health worker (CHW) position at CentraCare Health System. “I loved the role and knew it would be a great fit for […] Read more

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Meet Aung Win

Community Health Workers (CHW), work under many different titles and in many different settings. They bring their training along with their shared language, culture, and/or life experience to effectively provide culturally-competent outreach, patient education, navigation, care coordination, and/or advocacy to underserved individuals, families, and communities. They advance health equity, help achieve the Triple Aim (improve […] Read more

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Community Health Worker enrollment, coverage and payment under Minnesota Health Care Programs

This free webinar provides an informative overview of Community Health Worker (CHW) coverage and rates under Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP). The session includes step-by-step guidance on the CHW enrollment process and billing procedures. Requirements related to CHW supervision and documentation of CHW services will also be addressed. The webinar was led by Alex Kaiser, Provider […] Read more

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Meet Joy Rivera

As featured in the Star Tribune, one local CHW helps remove the barriers that keep Native American people from getting a colon cancer screening. Read more in On the Job with Joy Rivera. Photo by Tom Witta […] Read more

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