Working with Community Health Workers to

Eliminate Health Disparities & Build Healthier Communities

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

10 AM PST | 12 PM CT | 1 PM EST

Alisa Howard, CHW & Trainer
Minority Health Consultants

Presentation:

Bridging Gaps in HIV/AIDS using Community Health Workers

Objectives:

  • Identify barriers related to the social determinants of health that contribute to HIV/AIDS health gaps and ways in which culturally-responsive CHWs can help to address these barriers

  • Identify ways in which culturally-responsive CHWs can assist with HIV/AIDS prevention, education and case management within minority and underserved communities

  • Become familiar with models/ frameworks that can be applied to new or existing HIV/AIDS prevention, education and case management strategies

 

Peggy Hogarty, Program Director
Community Health Education Center (CHEC)
Boston Public Health Commission

Presentation:

CHW Training Program: Sharing 25 years of Learning and Best Practices

Objectives:

  • Provide an overview of CHEC’s CHW Training Program

  • Discuss key elements of CHW Training Program, including structure, training methods, trainer recruitment and feedback, CHW recruitment and registration, CHW feedback

  • Describe the challenges and lessons learned for a successful CHW Training Program

 

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