Is CHW certification beneficial? What Texas CHWs say in preliminary evaluation findings
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
List the information collected on the new evaluation tool. Describe the preliminary findings from the data collected. Discuss how the findings may be used for program improvement.
Keyword(s): Community Health Workers and Promoters, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have five+ years of experience in leading and implementing a statewide certification program for CHWs, instructors and training programs in Texas. I also have 20+ years of experience in developing and implementing programs for children with special health care needs or disabilities and their families and maternal and child health populations in Texas and Vermont.
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.