A History of Montana’s Community Health Workers: Past Challenges, Future Opportunities

Authors: Rupert A
Year: 2017
State: MT

Publicly Available: Yes
Evidence Generation: Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams, General other, Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
Sustainable Financing: Including community-based CHWs, Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams
Workforce Development: Data sharing between social services and clinical teams, General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Outreach campaigns to identify CHWs

Proposal for a research project that investigates the historical conditions in which CHW programs arose in Montana dating to the 1950’s and whether these programs have been successful in achieving their objectives until the present.

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