Session: From Rural to Urban: Community Health Workers Working with Diverse Populations
5017.0: Wednesday, November 19, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
From Rural to Urban: Community Health Workers Working with Diverse Populations
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Gail Ballester, MEd
8:30 AMCombining the grassroots Settlement House approach, Community Health Work and formal helping systems to reduce infant mortality in the African-American community
Allen huff, MSSA, LISW, Michelle Marie Mills, MSSA, LSW, Letitia golden, ccc
8:50 AMSupporting Hispanic patients and family members to achieve diabetes self-management skills and clinical improvement: A community health worker perspective
Noemi Cruz, RD, CDE, Edna L Bush, RN, CCM, Kenneth S Babamoto, PharmD, MPH, Angela J Camilleri, MPH, MA, Scott Wolf, DO, MPH, Julia D Portale, MPH, MBA, Vicki J Karlan, MPH, Carmen Aponte
9:10 AMCommunity Health Workers as Informal Job Readiness Counselors validating Life Experience as a Marketable Asset
Romelia Rodriguez, CHW, Rita Taylor, CHW, Sergio Matos, Manager
9:30 AMSpeaking with our Hearts: The Key to a Successful CHW Program in Amish Country
Melissa K. Thomas, MSA, BS, BA, Doretta K. Thomas
Organized by:Community Health Workers SPIG
Endorsed by:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Medical Care; Public Health Education and Health Promotion
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA