Final Report on the Training of Community Health Workers

Seq ID: 100
DocID: FL28
Authors: Florida Community Health Worker Coalition
Year: 2012
State: FL

Publicly Available: No
Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice, Administration - certification boards and state health departments, Competencies, Lessons learned from other states
Sustainable Financing: How to engage and work with Medicaid, General
Workforce Development: CHW training programs (not cert.), Training- Content/modes/delivery

This report will inform state policy makers, CHWs, educators, health professionals, and other stakeholders involved in promoting the CHW profession in Florida about the need for developing standardized training for CHWs. The project also looked at the likely effect that standardized training could have on the credibility, sustainability and job prospects of the CHWs. Finally, a sample training curriculum was developed for the Florida CHW Coalition.

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