Community Health Workers in the Midwest: Understanding and Developing the Workforce Findings from a needs assessment conducted for the American Cancer Society

Seq ID: 553
DocID: Natl6
Authors: Wilder Research
Year: 2012
State: NatDoc
Website link:
Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice
Evidence Generation: Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
Sustainable Financing: General
Workforce Development: General, Training- Content/modes/delivery, CHW training programs (not cert.)

Summary of findings from an assessment of CHW needs and a return on investment study. Provides statistics on CHWs from Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Discusses the role of CHWs, training and career development, certified CHWs, barriers and challenges, and successes in the CHW workforce.

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