5098.0 Informing, implementing, sustaining, and evaluating community health worker/training of trainer programs

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 12:30 PM
This session will feature five talks that describe Community Health Worker/Lay Health Advisor/Patient Navigator programs focused on addressing a diversity of issues.
Session Objectives: Articulate the issues involved with implementing a Community Health Worker program Understand some of the practical and ethical implications of sustaining and compensating the efforts of Community Health Workers Describe lessons learned from developing and implementing Community Health Worker programs

12:30 PM
12:45 PM
Lessons learned: Developing and implementing a community-based participatory Training of Trainers intervention to promote physical activity among Latinos
Lisa R. Hoffman, MA, Sandy Cordova, Silvia Mercado, Rocio Diaz, Lorena Godinez, Berta Torres, Esther Mendoza, Guadalupe Ayala, PhD, MPH, Kevin Patrick, MD, MS and John P. Elder, PhD, MPH
1:00 PM
Lessons learned from forming relationships and starting a large-scale, rural, multi-community intervention
Brad Lian, PhD, Connie Kohler, DrPH, Vee Stalker, MSW, Yu-Mei Schoenberger, PhD and Hr Foushee, PhD
1:30 PM
Lay Health Educators: An Opportunity for Community Education Post-Disaster
Shawna Marie Herbst, MSW, MPH, Antor Ndep Ola, MPH, CHES, Jean Valliere, MSW, LCSW, BACS, Paula Zeanah, PhD and Jeanette Magnus, MD, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by: Health Administration, Community Health Workers SPIG, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing