BUILDING A WORKFORCE

Resources

For Community Health Workers


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Smiles for Life: A National Oral Health Curriculum

Smiles for Life produces educational resources to ensure the integration of oral health and primary care. Register and take the online training at this link: www.smilesforlifeoralhealth.org


 

For information on an online “Community Health Workers and Chronic Conditions Training Program” facilitated by MCD, click here.


To link to information about global Community Health Workers: http://www.chwcentral.org/about-chw-central


RI Department of Health Report "Community Health Workers in RI: Growing a public health workforce for a healthier state": To find out about CHWs in RI -- where they work, what they do, how they train, who funds them, who gets CHW services, see the full report by linking here.


For ideas about crafting community health programs in rural areas, link here.

For Employers


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Funds Health and Climate Solutions -- Call for Proposals due February 8

A new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funding opportunity is available to build the evidence for community-level approaches that address the health harms of climate change, advance health equity in the United States and help limit climate change overall. Learn more by clicking here.

  • Health and Climate Solutions Call for Proposals Overview Webinars (Registration required)

Opioid Best Practices

Region I and II state and territorial health officials developed a resource on opioid prevention and treatment best practices. This report, developed in collaboration with ASTHO as part of the 2017-2018 President’s Challenge, is the culmination of a year-long multidisciplinary committee chaired by Monica Bharel (SHO-MA). Click here for best practices.


The Center for Health Care Strategies focuses on “Advancing Health Care and Community-Based Organization Partnerships to Address Social Determinants: Lessons from the Field.”

For a post on “Supporting Social Service and Health Care Partnerships to Address Health-Related Social Needs: Case Study Series” click here.

For a post on “Tools for Supporting Social Service and Health Care Partnerships to Address Social Determinants of Health” click here.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Policy Evidence Assessment Report: Community Health Worker Policy Components

Click here for report


RI Department of Health Report "Community Health Workers in RI: Growing a public health workforce for a healthier state": To find out about CHWs in RI -- where they work, what they do, how they train, who funds them, who gets CHW services, see the full report by linking here.