A sustainable community health worker model for training at-risk, disadvantaged populations in cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Describe the role of community health workers in this cancer prevention/early detection education intervention. Define and discuss message tailoring in the context of community health worker-delivered cancer education. Evaluate the sustainability and replicability of utilizing message tailoring and community health workers in delivering a cancer education, prevention, and training program to at risk, vulnerable populations.
Keyword(s): Community Health Promoters, Cancer Prevention
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a project specialist managing several components of the evaluation process for the community health worker project described. I have experience working with community health workers in Central America and Texas, and I have conducted public health research in Jamaica, Guatemala, and Texas.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.