Research Articles:

Understanding Scope and Competencies: A Contemporary Look at the United States Community Health Worker Field
http://files.ctctcdn.com/a907c850501/1c1289f0-88cc-49c3-a238-66def942c147.pdf?ver=1462294723000

Community Health Worker Toolkit
CDC’s comprehensive collection of CHW literature, toolkits, and resources.
http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/pubs/chw-toolkit.htm

Community Health Workers: Roles and Opportunities in Health Care Delivery System Reform
This report reviews health services research findings on CHW utilization relevant to U.S. policymakers and considers the key challenges facing CHWs.
https://aspe.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/168956/CHWPolicy.pdf

Rishi Manchanda TEDTalk
http://www.ted.com/talks/rishi_manchanda_what_makes_us_get_sick_look_upstream

State Community Health Worker Models: Map of state activity to integrate CHWs into evolving health care systems in key areas such as financing, education and training, certification, and state definitions, roles and scope of practice.http://nashp.org/state-community-health-worker-models/

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WHAT IS SCCHWA

The association provides a forum for networking, sharing of strategies and resources, and a foundation for education.

MEMBERSHIP

SCCHWA Membership promotes the improvement of population health in the communities of South Carolina.

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CERTIFICATION

A certification with SCCHWA provides opportunities for furthering knowledge, skills, and formal education.

RESOURCES

Learn more about the various resources available to you as a member of SC Community Health Worker Association.