An Analysis of State CHW Certification and Training Program Models

Authors: Danielle Stollar
Year: 2021
State: NatDoc: National Document
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Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: All, Administration - certification boards state health departments etc., CHW input in process, CHW role scope of practice, Competencies, Funding of certification, General other, Grandparenting language and processes, National guidance, Process and development, Reciprocity between states, Role of state government, State input in process, Training and training programs
Workforce Development: CDC input on state-level strategic planning, CHW training programs (not cert.), Training- Content modes delivery, Training- Continuing education

A PowerPoint presentation on a study of certification programs by a CDC staff member, including key informant interviews and a state-by-state survey.  Includes background on the nature and role of certification, and selected features of certification programs for all identified states, and case studies from selected states on the process of developing certification.

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