The Community Health Workers (CHWS) National Library has been compiled by our team from nationwide sources.

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CDC Road to Health Toolkit

Authors: Centers for Disease Control

Date: 2016

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Health Equity, Selected Health Conditions, Tools and Guides, Training and Supervision, US- based

A comprehensive list of resources (guides, flipcharts, posters, quizzes, trainings, evaluations, music, podcasts) designed for African Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes. Provides materials to start a community outreach program to help people prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.

Support for Community Health Workers to Increase Health Access and to Reduce Health Inequities

Authors: American Public Health Association

Date: 2015

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Health Equity, Scope of Practice, US- based

This policy statement by the American Public Health Association is an update to an earlier statement (2001). Articulates challenges to CHW workforce development, incorporates lessons learned in the years since the original statement, and confirms many of the 2001 statement recommendations

Strategies to Improve the Integration of Community Health Workers Into Health Care Teams: “A Little Fish in a Big Pond”

Authors: Allen, C.G., Escoffery, C., Satsangi, A., Brownstein, J.N.

Date: 2015

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, US- based

An article from the peer-reviewed journal, Preventing Chronic Disease, Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy. Investigates the opportunities and challenges of integrating CHW into health care systems, from the perspective of the CHW community.

Community Health Workers as a Component of the Health Care Team

Authors: Johnson, S.L., Gunn, V.L.

Date: 2015

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, US- based

A journal article from Pediatric Clinics of North America. Provides a comprehensive overview of the role of CHW in health care teams. Includes two case studies of integration of CHW in a pediatric setting.

Community Health Worker Programs: A Review of Recent Literature

Authors: Shakir, F.K

Date: 2015

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Global, Research and Evaluation Methods, Selected Health Conditions

A paper published by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Presents a review of published literature on CHW programs, primarily focusing on maternal and newborn child health, for the purposes of identifying key components of successful CHW programs, reviewing past successes and failures of implementing CHW programs, and summarizing lessons learned.