Paving a Path to Advance the Community Health Worker Workforce in New York State: A New Summary Report and Recommendations

Seq ID: 360
DocID: NY2
Authors: The New York State Community Health Worker Initiative
Year: 2011
State: NY
Website link:
Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice
Evidence Generation: Evidence-based interventions
Policy: General
Sustainable Financing: How to engage and work with Medicaid, Engaging state partners in general

In order for CHWs to be better integrated into the health care and social service systems, the Initiative recognizes that a fundamental infrastructure must be established or created in order to build and sustain this vital workforce. To this end, the Initiative has developed recommendations for statewide standards around a scope of practice, training, certification and financing mechanisms.

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