The 2018 Tennessee Community Health Workers: A Statewide Forum

Year: 2018
State: TN
Website link:
Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: CHW input in process, Lessons learned from other states, Process and development
Evidence Generation: General other, Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
Policy: Building partnerships, Identifying policy expertise within state, Lessons learned from other states
Workforce Development: General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Recruiting and convening CHWs stakeholders

The objectives of the forum are as follows: to define the role, benefit and impact of CHWs, provided exemplary personnel, to recognize the work of the TN Community Health Worker Collaborative, to gain statewide interest and input for a statewide association, and to establish a setting for developing, sharing and networking for CHWs and the organizations they work with.

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