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Supportive Supervision and Constructive Relationships with Healthcare Workers Support CHW Performance: Use of a Qualitative Framework to Evaluate CHW Programming in Uganda

Authors: Ludwick, T., Turyakira, E., Kyomuhangi, T., Manalili, K., Robinson, S., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Global, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, Training and Supervision

A qualitative study addressing community health worker performance in Uganda. Focus groups were conducted with both low and high performing teams to assess the impact of supervision, peer support, relationships with other healthcare providers and retention and incentive structures on CHW performance.

Community Health Workers: Addressing Client Objectives Among Frequent Emergency Department Users

Authors: Kwan, B.M., Rockwood, A., Bandle, B., Fernald, D., Hamer, M.K., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

In this study, community health workers collaborated with frequent emergency department users to identify individualized health objectives and offered services to assist patients in accomplishing these goals. The authors identify barriers to objective achievement as well as implications for policy.

Community Health Workers in the United States: Challenges in Identifying, Surveying, and Supporting the Workforce

Authors: Sabo, S., Allen, C.G., Sutkowi, K., Wennerstrom, A.

Date: 2017

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

An article exploring challenges around research with these community health workers. The authors point out the challenges of identifying, surveying, and supporting community health workers in the context of research, and offer strategies to engage the CHW workforce at the local, state, and national levels.

A Community Framework for Addressing Social Determinants of Oral Health for Low-Income Populations

Authors: Chazin, S., Glover, J.

Date: 2017

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Health Equity, Scope of Practice, Selected Health Conditions, Tools and Guides, US- based

Technical brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. Identifies the steps in developing an intervention to address the social determinants of oral health in a community, and offers a case study of a Parent Promotoras model implemented in New Jersey to improve oral health.

CASITA: A Controlled Pilot Study of Community-Based Family Coaching to Stimulate Early Child Development in Lima, Peru

Authors: Nelson, A.K., Miller, A.C., Munoz, M., Rumaldo, N., Kammerer, B., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Global, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, Selected Health Conditions

Children aged 6-24 months at risk of neurodevelopmental delay were enrolled with their caregivers in a 12-week parenting support intervention plus nutritional support. This community health worker-led intervention was found to improve the children’s communication, motor, and social skills in the study.