Certified Community Health Worker: Job Analysis and Standards

Seq ID: 428
DocID: RI2
Authors: Rhode Island Certification Board
Year: 2016
State: RI
Website link: https://www.ricertboard.org/sites/default/files/applications/CHW_JA_2016_FINAL.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice
Evidence Generation: Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce

In December 2015, the Rhode Island Certification Board (RICB) set out to conduct a Job Analysis (JA) to define the roles of the Community Health Worker. The mechanism for this study was a focus group. This JA describes the important elements required for a competent Community Health Worker. The results of the JA provide the basis for making a valid claim of appropriate test score inferences.

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