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Preparing Mexican-Origin Community Health Advocates (Promotores) to Conduct SBIRT for Problem Drinking in the Emergency Room

Authors: Ramos, R., Cherpitel, C.J., Alvarez, J., Beltran, O., Woolard, R., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Health Equity, Selected Health Conditions, Training and Supervision, US- based

An article describing the recruitment and training of Mexican-origin promotores to perform Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment for alcohol. Focuses on cultural factors to consider in training.

Development and Evaluation of a Genomics Training Program for Community Health Workers in Texas

Authors: Chen, L., Zhao, S., Stelzig, D., Dhar, S.U., Eble, T., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Research and Evaluation Methods, Training and Supervision, US- based

An article from Genetics in Medicine evaluating a family health history genomics curriculum for community health workers. Community health workers participated in training in genomics, and confidence and use of genomics in their practice was measured at three months.

Evaluating the Training of Chinese-Speaking Community Health Workers to Implement a Small-Group Intervention Promoting Mammography

Authors: Gu, J., Maxwell, A.E., Ma, G.X., Tan, Y., Hsieh, H., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

An article from the Journal of Cancer Education evaluating community health worker adherence to a mammography education curriculum. CHWs participated in a training, and performance in offering mammography education were evaluated.

Reducing 30-Day Readmission Rates in a High-Risk Population Using a Lay-Health Worker Model in Appalachia Kentucky

Authors: Cardarelli, R., Horsley, M., Ray, L., Maggard, N., Schilling, J., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

An article from Health Education Research describing the results of a study evaluating the impact of a lay health worker intervention in reducing 30-day hospital readmission rates. Lay health workers addressed the social needs – transportation, identifying community resources, etc. – of recently discharged members of a high-risk population.

A Multi-Site Community Randomized Trial of Community Health Workers to Provide Counseling and Support for Patients Newly Entering HIV Care in Rural Ethiopia: Study Design and Baseline Implementation

Authors: Lifson, A.R., Workneh, S., Hailemichael, A., Maclehose, R.F., Horvath, K.J., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Global, HIV/AIDS, Research and Evaluation Methods

A randomized controlled trial evaluating the impact of a community health worker intervention in Ethiopia. Participants were newly diagnosed patients with HIV, who were assigned a community health worker to help ensure continuity of care and prevent treatment disctontinuation. Describes challenges faced in implementation, and adaptations necessary in a low-resource setting.