4197.0 Sustaining CHW Programs: Successes and Challenges

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 12:30 PM

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Community Health Workers Strategically at the HEART of the Border Health Workforce
E. Lee Rosenthal, PhD, MPH, Hector Balcazar, MS, PhD, Aurora Aguirre Polanco, BS, Leticia Flores, MPH, Lorraine Hernandez, MS, CHES and Maria Duarte-Gardea, MS, PhD
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Challenges of Institutionalizing Community Health Workers in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Lauren Lewis, Program Coordinator of Counterpart International Mauritania, Master's in International Development George Washington University
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Sustainability in CHW Community Programs
Matilde Alvarado, MS; RN, Esperanza Vasquez, Promotora, Hector Balcazar, MS, PhD and J. Nell Brownstein, PhD
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Using a CHW outreach team to promote development of CHW leadership and home visiting skills and encourage innovative solutions to CHW workforce challenges in order to sustain and grow a CHW program in Sonoma County, California
Carol West, CHW; BSC OT; MBBCH; DCH, Janet Fisk, BS, RN, MPH-International Public Health, Colin Kopes Kerr, MD, JD, MPH, Cynthia Morfin, CHW, Imelda Vera, CHW, Shirley Davis, CHW, Sohier Vachon, CHW and Shahram Eskandarnejad, MD
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Employing Former Prisoners as Community Health Workers: Success and Challenges
Ronald Sanders, CHW, Juanita Alvarado, CHW, Emily Wang, MD, MAS, Clemens Hong, MD/MPH and Shira Shavit, MD
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“Training is like a light. We can't do our work without it.” — Developing and pilot testing a participatory CHW training curriculum
Jill Hackett, MBA, Peggy Creese, MSc, Jenny Utech, MA, Julia Noguchi, MA, Amy Banham, MS and Katherine Thanel, MPH
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Internet-based technologies in navigator training and support: A pilot study in the context of secondary stroke prevention
Manon Schladen, MSE PMP EdS, Deeonna Farr, MPH, Brenda Tsai, BS, Julio Gomez, CHW, Alexander Dromerick, MD, M. Christopher Gibbons, MD, MPH and Chelsea Kidwell, MD

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