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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.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Literacy among Korean American Women: A Community Health Worker-Led Intervention

Authors: Han, H., Song, Y., Kim, M., Hedlin, H.K., Kim, K., et. al.

Date: 2016

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Health Equity, Research and Evaluation Methods, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

An article from the American Journal of Public Health. Evaluates a community health worker intervention intended to increase mammogram and Papanicolaou screening among Korean American women. The trial involved health education as well as CHW health literacy training and telephone follow-up.

Break the Cycle: Toxic Stress Training Curriculum and Training Module

Authors: Center for Child Stress & Health

Date: 2016

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

En español

A curriculum for educating promotoras/community health workers about the health consequences of toxic stress, and preparing them to broach the topic of mental health with patients. Available in English and Spanish.

An exploration of the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of professional, multitasked community health workers in Tanzania

Authors: Baynes, C., Semu, H. , Baraka, J. , Mushi, H. , Ramsey, K., et. al,

Date: 2016

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

This study describes responses to community health worker integration into primary health care in Tanzania and explores opportunities for improved effectiveness of CHW programs.

Alternative Payment Strategies: Must-know Definitions that will Impress Your Colleagues

Authors: Jankovsky, K., Walter, A.W., Yuan, Y., Dworetzky, B.

Date: 2016

Project: Catalyst Center

Keywords: Financing, Health Reform

Efforts to reduce health care costs and promote quality have led to new ways to pay for health services. This glossary can help Title V staff, family leaders, policymakers, providers, advocates, and others become familiar with alternative payment strategy definitions.