Research Articles:

Understanding Scope and Competencies: A Contemporary Look at the United States Community Health Worker Field

Community Health Worker Toolkit
CDC’s comprehensive collection of CHW literature, toolkits, and resources.

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.

Rishi Manchanda TEDTalk

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.


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