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updated 11/21/12



National Community Health Advisor Study (Univ. of Arizona, 1998):


CDC e-learning series “Promoting Policy and Systems Change to Expand Employment of CHWs:”


CHW National Workforce Study for HRSA/BHPr released May 2007


Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health CHW Report to the Legislature “CHWs: Improving HealthCare and Public Health” presented January 2010:


Rosenthal EL, Brownstein JN, Rush CH et al. “CHWs: Part of the Solution.”  Health Affairs, July 2010.


Proceedings of CHW research agenda conference published October 2007

“Advancing Community Health Worker Practice and Utilization: The Focus on Financing” National Fund for Medical Education, 2006,

Community Health Worker National Education Collaborative (funded by U. S. Department of Education thru the University of Arizona):

Minnesota Standard CHW Curriculum:

Texas CHW Certification Program:

Ohio CHW Certification Program:

American Public Health Association - 2009 Policy Statement on CHWs:

2008 briefing papers on CHWs from the National Conference of State Legislatures: [2 page version]   -   [8 page version]

AHRQ 2010 Community HUB Model Manual “Connecting Those at Risk to Care”

CDC 2011 Policy Brief: “Addressing Chronic Disease through Community Health Workers: a Policy and Systems-Level Approach”

National CHW provider classification for billing:

The New York City CHW Network has a useful site at

A toolkit for evaluation of CHW programs is available at

A report on distance education for CHWs (especially helpful for rural communities) is at