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OTHER USEFUL REPORTS AND WEBSITES
updated 11/21/12

 

 

National Community Health Advisor Study (Univ. of Arizona, 1998):  http://crh.arizona.edu/sites/crh.arizona.edu/files/pdf/publications/CAHsummaryALL.pdf

 

CDC e-learning series “Promoting Policy and Systems Change to Expand Employment of CHWs:”     http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/pubs/chw_elearning.htm

 

CHW National Workforce Study for HRSA/BHPr released May 2007 http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/healthworkforce/reports/chwstudy2007.pdf

 

Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health CHW Report to the Legislature “CHWs: Improving HealthCare and Public Health” presented January 2010: http://1.usa.gov/MsXuuz

 

Rosenthal EL, Brownstein JN, Rush CH et al. “CHWs: Part of the Solution.”  Health Affairs, July 2010. http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/29/7/1338

 

Proceedings of CHW research agenda conference published October 2007 http://bit.ly/b0ZAub

“Advancing Community Health Worker Practice and Utilization: The Focus on Financing” National Fund for Medical Education, 2006, http://bit.ly/aHzgK5

Community Health Worker National Education Collaborative (funded by U. S. Department of Education thru the University of Arizona): http://www.chw-nec.org

Minnesota Standard CHW Curriculum: http://www.mnchwalliance.org/PurchaseCHW_Curriculum.asp

Texas CHW Certification Program: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/mch/chw.shtm

Ohio CHW Certification Program:  http://codes.ohio.gov/oac/4723-26

American Public Health Association - 2009 Policy Statement on CHWs: http://www.apha.org/advocacy/policy/policysearch/default.htm?id=1393

2008 briefing papers on CHWs from the National Conference of State Legislatures: [2 page version] http://bit.ly/994emf   -   [8 page version] http://bit.ly/an2mfQ

AHRQ 2010 Community HUB Model Manual “Connecting Those at Risk to Care” http://bit.ly/kMKdS8

CDC 2011 Policy Brief: “Addressing Chronic Disease through Community Health Workers: a Policy and Systems-Level Approach” http://bit.ly/kdzrUz

National CHW provider classification for billing: http://www.nucc.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=50

The New York City CHW Network has a useful site at http://www.chwnetwork.org

A toolkit for evaluation of CHW programs is available at http://www.publichealth.arizona.edu/chwtoolkit/

A report on distance education for CHWs (especially helpful for rural communities) is at http://ruralhealth.hrsa.gov/pub/TrainingFrontier.asp