Community Health Workers

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

Publicly Available: No
Evidence Generation: White papers, Results from pilots or studies not published in formal literature

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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