Report of the Community Health Worker Advisory CommitteeSeq ID: 61
Authors: Connecticut State Innovation Model
Website link: http://www.healthreform.ct.gov/ohri/lib/ohri/work_groups/chw/report/chw_white_paper_20170706_draft.pdf
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Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice
Policy: Lessons learned from other states
As part of the State Innovation Model (SIM), the University of Connecticut (UConn) Health Center and Southwestern AHEC partnered with the State of Connecticut to develop a policy framework that includes a CHW definition, scope of practice, skill requirements, certification process, and options for sustainable financing. This report details the process that was undertaken to establish these recommendations.