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A Journey from CHW to Advocate

Cynthia had been a CHW for over ten years. She had experience working at both non-profits and health centers. She enjoyed working as a CHW and always had a passion for being a voice for the community. She had been in the CHW role for a long time and while she was passionate about the work, she desired to find something to further her professional development. She decided to look into other professions, like health educator, nursing, and social work. None of the roles she was seeing seemed like the right fit for her.

July 28th, 2021|

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2807, 2021

A Journey from CHW to Advocate

July 28th, 2021|

Cynthia had been a CHW for over ten years. She had experience working at both non-profits and health centers. She enjoyed working as a CHW and always had a passion for being a voice for the community. She had been in the CHW role for a long time and while she was passionate about the work, she desired to find something to further her professional development. She decided to look into other professions, like health educator, nursing, and social work. None of the roles she was seeing seemed like the right fit for her.

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CHW Professional Development: A Journey from CHW to Eligibility Specialist

June 30th, 2021|

Each month, we will highlight the journey of individuals' professional development into roles within and outside of the CHW profession. The first story is about Marco's journey from CHW to Eligibility Specialist. The second features Ricardo, who also became an Eligibility Specialist, but unlike Marco, he did not start out as a CHW. This story is included to illustrate how the CHW profession builds skillsets that are desirable across industries. It is also included to illustrate the key differences between the CHW profession and other careers in related fields.

1205, 2021

CHW Professional Development: A Journey from CHW to Health Educator

May 12th, 2021|

This month's feature is about Sofia's journey from CHW to Health Educator and David, who also became a Health Educator, but unlike Sofia, he did not start out as a CHW. These stories illustrate how the CHW profession builds skillsets that are desirable across industries.

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