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New CHW program helps older adults maintain independence with dignity

Un Paso a la Vez (“One Step at a Time”) is a new program in South Texas that uses Community Health Workers (CHWs) to help low-income, older Hispanic adults maintain independence with dignity. As part of the program, CHWs visit participants at their homes to identify their needs and create an action plan that involves [...]

2017-04-19T21:18:19+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Family|Comments Off on New CHW program helps older adults maintain independence with dignity

Instinto Maternal Program promotes role of dads in first foods as it moves north for the season

In its second year, the Instinto Maternal Program has collected, cleaned and analyzed information from a series of community surveys and interviews with Latina mothers who work in agriculture about their successful breastfeeding experiences. The upshot: more than just the practices of the mother, the support from family members and the woman’s partner can be [...]

2017-04-19T21:22:36+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Children, Family, Health|Comments Off on Instinto Maternal Program promotes role of dads in first foods as it moves north for the season

New Infórmate Program trains teens to advocate for the health of their peers in Florida

MHP Salud has expanded its programmatic offering in Florida with the addition of the Infórmate (“Inform Yourself”) program in Central Florida. The program has brought on four young women to serve as Peer Advocates within the Latino community where they live, learn and socialize. The program is overseen by Program Director Randi McCallian and Program [...]

2017-04-19T21:27:43+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Youth|Comments Off on New Infórmate Program trains teens to advocate for the health of their peers in Florida

Evaluate your Community Health Worker Program with our free Evaluation Toolkit

Click here to view the Evaluation Toolkit for Promotor(a) de Salud Programs Taking into account the limited resources typically available to Promotor(a) de Salud programs (also known as Community Health Worker programs), this Evaluation Toolkit was developed to help you determine what evaluation strategies will work for your organization. This is not a long, detailed description [...]

2017-04-19T21:36:00+00:00 April 15th, 2016|MHP Salud Resources|Comments Off on Evaluate your Community Health Worker Program with our free Evaluation Toolkit

Comfort and educate expectant mothers with Community Health Workers and the Maternal and Infant Health Resource

Click here to view the Maternal and Infant Health Resource (English) Click here to view the Maternal and Infant Health Resource (Spanish) Guiding expectant mothers, especially those that are first time mothers, can help to reduce medical and emotional complications and increase healthy outcomes for mother and child.  As Promotores(as), we are aware that there are challenges experienced [...]

2017-04-19T21:37:29+00:00 March 1st, 2016|MHP Salud Resources|Comments Off on Comfort and educate expectant mothers with Community Health Workers and the Maternal and Infant Health Resource

One family’s journey in health

At a doctor’s appointment, Catarino Velazco got some frightening news. In addition to a diabetes diagnosis, Catarino’s doctor told him his blood sugar had risen dangerously high. In a translated interview, Catarino admitted his first response was shock. “When they told me that my blood sugar had spiked,” he said, “I thought ‘How did [...]

2017-04-19T21:45:59+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Family|Comments Off on One family’s journey in health

Six tips for CHW supervision success

There is no question that the Community Health Worker (CHW) movement expanded its profile in 2015. From the front lines of the Ebola fight abroad to the constant changes in health care reform here at home, the profession gained profile, utility and respect. Less prominent, but equally important, has been the growing role of the [...]

2017-04-19T21:40:31+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Community Health Workers|Comments Off on Six tips for CHW supervision success

Thirty-three years of service: How it all began

MHP Salud’s history is characterized by cycles of empowerment. Three people foundational to enacting these cycles were Sisters of Mercy Mary Maurita Sengelaub and Judith Mouch and former migrant farmworker Genoveva Martinez. From modest beginnings, they ignited thirty-three years of health programming, spanning the entire country to aide not only farmworkers in the Midwest, but [...]

2016-04-08T15:33:40+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thirty-three years of service: How it all began

Plan and fund your program using our free Sample Grant Proposal for a Community Health Worker Program template

Click here to view the Sample Grant Proposal for a Community Health Worker Program Our sample grant proposal is an example of a narrative for a CHW program based on standard sections found in requests for proposals from the federal government. Grant proposals requested by private foundation funders may differ in structure and length. You [...]

2017-05-04T15:25:42+00:00 January 19th, 2016|MHP Salud Resources|Comments Off on Plan and fund your program using our free Sample Grant Proposal for a Community Health Worker Program template

Learn from three decades’ experience with our free Sample Budget for Community Health Worker Programs template

Click here to view the Sample Budget for a Community Health Worker Program This free budget template is presented as a sample, based on a year-round program with four full-time Community Health Workers. It is provided as a starting point to give you an idea of the line items and categories of expenses that you will [...]

2017-04-20T20:23:04+00:00 January 19th, 2016|MHP Salud Resources, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Learn from three decades’ experience with our free Sample Budget for Community Health Worker Programs template