Community Health Workers

Seq ID: 379
DocID: OK1
Authors: Oklahoma State Department of Health
Year: 2017
State: OK

Publicly Available: No
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In Oklahoma, CHWs are being utilized under different titles in various settings. There is not one specific path for an individual to be educated, trained or work as a CHW nor is there a universal understanding or set of standards for the profession. This report explores the efforts of other states to establish processes to ensure CHWs are a recognized professional in the health care workforce and aid in the development of standards, training programs and credentialing in Oklahoma.

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