Online Program

Developing Community Health Worker Competencies and Curriculum

Monday, November 4, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session is intended describe the role of community health workers and the potential impact for improving community health.
Session Objectives: Discuss the practical implications of organizations working with community health workers in their health intervention work. Describe the role of community health workers in program intervention. Assess the impact of training programs that have effectively improve the efforts of community health workers.

Assessing the impact of competency-based training program for health volunteers on mental health   
Harumi Katayama, RN, PhD, Takeshi Suzue, MD, PhD, Michiyo Okada, PhD, Ai Fujikawa, MD, PhD, Yoshimi Tsuji, PHN, RN, PhD, Nobuyuki Miyatake, MD, PhD, Noriko Sakano, PHN, RN, PhD, Takeshi Yoda, MD, PhD, Akira Yoshioka, PhD, Taichi Nagatomi, Wataru Shiraki and Tomohiro Hirao, MD, PhD
Sew up the safety net: Aligning key stakeholders to develop core competency training for CHWs working to address infant mortality in Detroit   
Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MD, MS, Yolanda Hill- Ashford, MSW, Jaye Clement, MPH/MPP, Nancy Combs, MA, Gwen L. Alexander, PhD, MPH, Sarah Lubetsky, MPH, Tawana nettles Robinson, Judith Compton, MS, MAT and Karen Sheffield
A sustainable community health worker model for training at-risk, disadvantaged populations in cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship   
Katharine Nimmons, MSc, MPH, Julie Ann St. John, MA, MPH, DrPH, Chris Beaudoin, PhD and Denise Adame

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Black Caucus of Health Workers, Community-Based Public Health Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)