Community Health Workers are an important part of the health environment but understanding who they are, what they do, and how they work within an organization is important. This high-level overview of CHWs is provided to those who may not currently work with CHWs or understand the unique tools and activities that make their role in the organization key to increased access and culturally appropriate care. This session will help participants in deciding how CHWs may advance the goals in their own organizations based on the populations they serve. The objectives of this session are to:
- Define Community Health Workers, their roles and their skill sets.
- Differentiate between Community Health Workers, Lideres, and Outreach Workers and determine when each is appropriate.
- Describe popular education techniques and the key tools used by CHWs.
- Define Return on Investment and the financial worth of CHWs to organizations.
This training session lasts 4 hours* and can be facilitated in English or Spanish. It can be provided as a live, fully interactive virtual training for $999 for up to 10 participants.
This session can be completed individually or combined with additional training sessions. If you would like to mix and match sessions to create your own training package, please contact us for additional information.