Community Health Worker Employer Study – 2020



Authors: MiCHWA
Year: 2020
State: MI
Website link: https://uploads-ssl.webflow.com/5ee3d9d8eaa3e8d5863dc3fc/5fae8ac5d6e0f56968679ca8_MiCHWA.Employer.Survey.Executive.Summary.2020.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: CHW role scope of practice, Competencies, Funding of certification, General other
Evidence Generation:
Policy:
Sustainable Financing: General other, Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
Workforce Development: CDC expand CHW work into SDOH, CHW training programs (not cert.), General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Outreach campaigns to identify CHWs

MiCHWA has conducted CHW Employer surveys biennially since 2014, with funding support from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The 2020 Community Health Worker Survey was open from May 1 to June 30, 2020 to all Michigan-based CHW programs that MiCHWA could identify. The final dataset included 53 CHW programs from 47 organizations. Respondents were asked to report data as of March 1, 2020 (prior to pandemic-related changes), except for a small set of COVID-19 specific open-ended questions.



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