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Role Development of Community Health Workers, An Examination of Selection and Training Processes in the Intervention Literature

Authors: O'Brien, M.J., Squires, A., Bixby, R.A., Larson, S.C.

Date: 2009

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

An article from the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Presents a summary analysis of the CHW selection and training processes in existing literature.

The Family Opportunity Act’s Medicaid Buy-in Option: What We’ve Learned

Authors: Comeau, M.

Date: 2009

Project: The Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Financial Hardship, Medicaid Buy-In Programs, Medicaid/CHIP

This slide deck, presented during a topical conference call the by the Catalyst Center, explains the benefits of the Family Opportunity Act (FOA) and the different ways states can implement this important state option for extending Medicaid to children with disabilities. It also highlights the differences between the FOA, waivers, and TEFRA/Katie Beckett. 

The Essential Components of Health Care Reform for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Authors: Comeau, M., & other authors

Date: 2009

Project: The Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Health Reform

As the possibility of national health care reform became a reality, the Catalyst Center identified three things children with special health care needs would need: Coverage that is universal and continuous, adequate, and affordable. 

Sexual Risk Behavior and Behavior Change Among Persons Newly Diagnosed with HIV: The Impact of Targeted Outreach Interventions Among Hard to Reach Populations

Authors: Coleman, S., Rajabiun, S., Cabral, H., Bradford J., Tobias, C.

Date: 2009

Project: CORE

Keywords: Health Benefits, HIV/AIDS

This article appeared in AIDS Patient Care and STDs in 2009. It examines the secondary effect of a national, targeted, outreach initiative in reducing sexual risk behavior among newly diagnosed persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).

Building Blocks to Peer Success: A toolkit for training HIV-positive peers to engage PLWHA in care

Authors: Multiple authors from American Red Cross, BU SPH, Center for Health Training, Columbia University, Harlem Hospital, JRI, Kansas City Free Health Clinic, WORLD

Date: 2009

Project: PEER Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Tools and Guides, US- based

Curriculo en español
Purpose of this toolkit: to support the training of HIV-positive peers who work to engage and retain people living with HIV in health care.

Primary audiences: experienced trainers and training organizations who can use this toolkit to design, enhance or refine their own training of peers.

Additional uses: Peer supervisors or program directors can use this toolkit to plan a peer training program for newly hired peers or provide continuing education for existing peers.

For an additional 5-day peer training curriculum from the MAI SPNS project, which builds on this toolkit:
Preparing Peers for Success: Peer Core Competency Training for Engaging Out-of-Care or Newly Diagnosed People Living with HIV in Care and Treatment