This guide provides organizations with an overview of practical tools used to create and/or improve written materials. It includes information, tips, and resources on readability, writing style, layout and design, and how to adapt writing documents to different audiences.
The Farmworker Health Network (FHN) is comprised of six National Cooperative Agreements in migrant health funded through the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide training and technical assistance to current and potential Migrant Health Center Programs. The FHN is committed to supporting the development of leadership within Community and Migrant Health Centers and increasing access to care for the farmworker population. This document is a series of resources collected from FHN partners.
This brief presenst some general information on social determinants of health, available tools for data collection on SDOH, and the role that Community Health Workers (CHW) may play in implementing SDOH programs.
The Niños Saludables Facilitator’s Guide aims to increase knowledge of healthy lifestyles and promote physical activity among youth and families. The activities in this guide inform participants about their current level of physical activity, provide recommendations for physical activity and strategies to develop a more active lifestyle, and aid in developing a family physical activity action plan.
This resources provides information for community health workers about diabetes, and provides tools that CHWS can use to guide patients with diabetes towards a healthier future. Included are guidelines on how to manage diabetes, as well as an A1c tracker so patients can track their progress towards their A1c goals.
Community Health Workers & Hypertension and Heart Health Interventions: A Resource for Program Managers and AdministratorsBlake Mahaffey2019-03-01T19:23:20+00:00
This resource is for Community Health Worker program managers and administrators, and explains how Community Health Worker programs can be used to in interventions that positively impact patients who have hypertension. It also contains links to external resources, as well as covers historical approaches to CHW-led heart health programs.
Community Health Workers and Diabetes Interventions – A Resource for Program Managers and AdministratorsBlake Mahaffey2018-05-17T16:07:30+00:00
This is a resource for Community Health Worker (CHW) Program Manager and Administrators that explains the positive impact that CHW-led diabetes interventions can positively impact individual patients as well as organizations and communities. This resource also contains links to external resources, as well as contains MHP Salud's own programmatic approaches to addressing diabetes.
Understanding and Addressing Hypertension and Heart Health in Your Community: A Quick Guide For Community Health WorkersBlake Mahaffey2018-05-17T16:08:24+00:00
Understanding and Addressing Hypertension and Heart Health in Your Community: A Quick Guide For Community Health Workers is a quick guide that provides information surrounding hypertension and heart health, and provides tools for Community Health Workers can use to guide paitents with hypertension towards a healthier future. The guide also comes with a blood pressure tracker, which can be shared with pateints as they track their progress towards their blood pressure goals.
Este manual de 100 paginas está diseñado para ser una guía para Promotores(as) de Salud. El objetivo del manual es fortalecer los conocimientos sobre salud mental y mecanismos para enfrentar retos relacionados con salud mental. Igualmente, provee una pauta sobre cómo utilizar recursos de ayuda para aquellos sufriendo de problemas de salud mental, de manera que puedan acceder y utilizar los servicios disponibles en su comunidad.
This free brief report includes an overview of two successful CHW-led breastfeeding programs implemented by MHP Salud. These programs can be used as a model by other organizations looking to implement their own CHW-led breastfeeding programs.