CA4Health Summary

Seq ID: 32
DocID: CA4
Authors: CA4Health
Year: 2014
State: CA

Publicly Available: No
Certification: Competencies, CHW roles and scope of practice, CHW input in process, State input in process
Evidence Generation: Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams, Evidence-based interventions, Results from pilots or studies not published in formal literature, Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
Policy: General language around CHW WD
Sustainable Financing: Expand evidence base
Workforce Development: Outreach/education/ TA to employers on CHW generally, CHW training programs (not cert.)

Outlines CA4Health and it’s role in clinical community linkages. Includes a description of the Community Transformation Grant and its main goals, including maximizing health through prevention, advancing health equity and reducing health disparities, advancing the evidence base for local policy, infrastructure, and environmental changes that impact health.

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