Where is the Workforce? Methods for Locating, Surveying, and Supporting CHWs
- You are a CHW and member of a newly formed CHW association. You know your work is important and want to show others too!
- You work at a health department that supports CHW-related work. You have conducted CHW surveys before but have recently been approached by a large insurance company about potential reimbursement for CHW services.
After the brainstorming session, we will review each example and ask for audience input about survey techniques. We will highlight successful strategies that we have employed to overcome survey challenges. This participatory session will include future directions for surveying the field and calls for action to help advance CHW surveying techniques.
Learning Areas:Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Describe survey techniques and methodologies that are appropriate for different survey uses and samples Explain three common CHW survey challenges and strategies for overcoming them Identify potential survey needs and purposes for one’s own organization or program
Keyword(s): Survey, Reporting
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have have worked on CHW related issues on the local, state, and national level. I have conducted multiple surveys of CHWs.
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.