Community Health Workers & Promotores in the Future of Medi-Cal: Resource Package #2



Authors: California Health Care Foundation
Year: 2021
State: CA
Website link: https://www.chcs.org/media/CHWPFutureMediCalResourcePackage2TrainingApproachesCHWPs.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: General other, Lessons learned from other states, National guidance, State input in process, Training and training programs
Evidence Generation:
Policy:
Sustainable Financing:
Workforce Development: CHW training programs (not cert.), Data sharing between social services and clinical teams, General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Outreach education and TA to employers on CHW generally, Promotores, Training- Content modes delivery, Training- Continuing education

This second resource package, Training Approaches for CHW/Ps to Support Medi-Cal Members, highlights the following topics:

  • ►  Training for CHW/Ps, employers, and organizational leaders
  • ►  Considerations for MCPs and their partners regarding training CHW/Ps, their supervisors, and their organizational leaders and colleagues who collaborate with them
  • ►  Collaboration with partner organizations on CHW/P training efforts
  • ►  Infrastructure barriers and solutions to CHW/P training
  • ►  Curated resources and sample tools from established CHW/P programs to guide the implementation process


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