Evolution of CHW's in a primary care setting: Taking behavioral health care integration and recovery beyond the clinic walls
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Formulate specific cost savings utilizing a nontraditional approach to recovery and wellness. Describe a successful staffing model and target caseloads for a relationship-based multidisciplinary care team that includes CHWs in recovery from mental health or substance use disorders. Identify three trainings/tools that can enhance/complement CHW-driven recovery and wellness services.
Keyword(s): Community Health Workers and Promoters, Mental Health Treatment &Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Honor Potvin has over 10 yearsâ experience advancing innovative systems-level transformations benefitting the most vulnerable populations within our communities. She has been involved in programming at local and national levels across diverse sectors including education, research, health care, and the legal system. Most recently, she has co-led a successful effort to achieve the first-ever FQHC designation for a public community mental health authority, Genesee Health System in Flint, Michigan.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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