MHP Salud Resource Portfolio:
Archived Community Health Worker Resources
MHP Salud reguarly updates resources to ensure that they are accurate and comply with modern standards for reference materials, statistic accuracy, and modern methodology. Regardless, over time some materials may become out-of-scope for MHP Salud’s mission or organizational standards. While in most cases, these materials are removed from our resource listings outright, certain resources are archived if they still contain pertinent and accurate information. All resources are available for free and licensed to be distributed for educational use.
This document outlines a set of questions Health Centers can utilize with community members to evaluate the effectiveness of its Promotor(a) de Salud program(s). The questions may be asked by the Health Center’s Promotores(as) de Salud or other staff. Health Centers may feel free to adapt the questions in a way that works best for its unique program and circumstances.
This job description may be used as a template to help your interdisciplinary team learn more about the specific job responsibilities and skill requirements that a Community Health Worker position requires.
This form offers organizations a guided process to generate “buy-in,” or organizational support for a Community Health Worker, Camp Health Aide or Promotora de Salud program. It was developed to help organizational staff quickly understand the benefits of such a program.
This tip sheet focuses on how outreach workers can support three of the basic emergency management expectations for health centers, including: Emergency Management Planning, Linkages and Collaboration and Communications and Information Sharing.
This educational tool is intended to assist Health Centers and other organizations on how to incorporate Promotores(as) de Salud, the Spanish term for Community Health Workers, into each stage of the community health assessment. It provides guidelines on including Promotores(as) in the assessment process, but it is not intended to be a comprehensive plan.
The 42-page English-language Infórmate Program Manual offers teen Peer Advocates an overview of how to effectively serve as such. Peer Advocates provide leadership, peer education, support and resources to promote community empowerment.
This guide is designed to provide concrete tips, ideas, and examples for incorporating CHWs into the Health Disparities Collaboratives. The guide is laid out in two sections. The first is organized by Collaborative Topics and the second by components of the Chronic Care Model. You can read through the entire document or skip to the section that is most relevant to your work.
This document lays out three compensation strategies for Promotores de Salud, each with its own case study, tips for success and possible pitfalls.
MHP Salud recommends the following strategies for increasing clinician involvement in consumer board member recruitment. Additionally, MHP Salud has created a template for a recruitment poster to hang in your clinic.
The Training and Supporting Certified Application Counselor’s educational tool is intended to help CAC supervisors support their CACs through the initial training and beyond. It presents and explains strategies, tools, and activities that can be used to further reinforce the material presented in the CMS training, to supplement the material from the trainings, and to continue to support CACs after the conclusion of the training period.
This video tutorial provides guidance on how to develop culturally and linguistically appropriate texts.
In this video, participants will be able to identify the different stages of evaluation, able to utilize at least one new method to complete both a process and outcome evaluation and will learn at least one new strategy for sharing data.
This webinar, originally recorded on March 2, 2017, provides an overview of MHP Salud’s updated resources to assist health centers in improving the implementation of new and existing Promotor(a) de Salud/Community Health Worker programs.
Training for your organization, made simple.
In addition to publishing resources and conducting our own Community Health Worker (CHW) programs, MHP Salud offers a variety of training and consulting services to help organizations create and optimize their own CHW programs. When we provide these services, we put our 35 years of experience to work to enhance your organization’s services and improve your overall reach. Does your organization employ Community Health Workers? We can help.