Community Health Workers Improving FQHCs: What Can Louisiana Learn from the Rest of the Nation? Presentation

Seq ID: 167
DocID: LA2
Authors: Wennerstrom A, Haywood C
Year: 2015
State: LA
Website link:
Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice, Lessons learned from other states
Evidence Generation: Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams
Policy: General
Workforce Development: CDC expand CHW work into SDOH

Presentation aims to describe the roles of CHWs and why the workforce is uniquely qualified to reach underserved, culturally diverse populations, to explain how CHWs functioning as FQHC team members can contribute to improving population health, and to discuss recent policy developments that can be leveraged to support CHWs in Louisiana.

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