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Session: Learning from Community Health Worker Practice: Innovative Programs in Training, Health Promotion, Advocacy and Outreach
4123.0: Tuesday, November 9, 2004: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Learning from Community Health Worker Practice: Innovative Programs in Training, Health Promotion, Advocacy and Outreach
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Elena Schwolsky-Fitch, RN, MPH
Susan Mayfield-Johnson, MPH, CHES
Table 1Life Skills Advocate and People Living With HIV/AIDS
Diana Mangsen, RN, BSN, Rhonda Bundy, Life Skills Advo, Carolina Figueroa, Life Skills Advo
Table 2Developing a multi-cultural community health promoter training
Bethann Witcher Cottrell, PhD, Mangala Sharma
Table 3Community health worker (CHW) mental health training: Teaching CHWs how to recognize mental disorders and provide access to mental healthcare services
Melanie M. Biggs, PhD, Mark J. DeHaven, PhD, Shannon Lee, BA, Kambria Kennedy, BA
Table 4Colorectal cancer in Appalachia: Understanding the burden through community-based initiatives *
Melissa K. Thomas, MSA, BS, BA, Carol Adams, Diana Coates, Lenora Leifheit, Becky Baer
Table 5Empowering mothers to overcome cultural and generational barriers: Home visiting strategies for educating families about safe sleep environments
Keila Kavistan, Evelyn Rodriguez
Table 6Improved Identification of Children at Risk for Pediatric Asthma in an Urban Setting
Sahru Cowans, BA, Gail Herrick, PHN, MPH, Karen Cohn, MS, CIH, M. Patricia Perkins, MS, MPH, David Lo, BA: CHW, Leticia Medina, BA:CHW, Vicki Legion
Table 7Poder es Salud: A CHW partnership model for community organizing
Pamela J. Ballentine, Noel Wiggins, MSPH
Table 8MACHWs CHW Advocating for Access Project
Durrell Fox, BSBA, Lisa Renee Siciliano, LSWA
Table 9Innovative Approaches to Evaluating Training for Community Health Workers
Janis A. Prince, PhD, MMFT, Darlene Shearer, DrPH
Table 9Withdrawn -- NHLBI heart health train-the-trainer across cultures: Empowering diverse communites
Janet Kelly, MS, RD, Matilde Alvarado, RN, MSN, Carol Bryant Payne, RN, MSN, Natalie Thomas, Judy Mikami, RN, MPH, CDE, Robinson Fulwood, PhD, MSPH, Gregory J. Morosco, PhD, MPH
Table 10Commitment to Excellence MIHOW Accreditation Program (CEMAP): An initiative to promote and maintain a standard of excellence among CHWs
Minda Lazarov, MS, RD, Carole Manny, MPH, Barbara Clinton, MSW
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Community Health Workers SPIG
Endorsed by:Public Health Nursing
CE Credits:CME, Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA