AzCHOW 14TH ANNUAL AzCHOW CONFERENCE
Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM
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Friday, June 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM (MST)
Desert Diamond Hotel and Casino, Tucson
Increase knowledge of current health issues affecting Arizonan’s.
Inform and facilitate discussions on CHW Voluntary Certification efforts among CHWs and CHW organizations.
Facilitate networking opportunities and collaboration among CHWs and CHW organizations addressing chronic diseases/conditions in their communities.
Become informed on national trends affecting Community Health Workers. Continue reading
AzCHOW 14th Annual Conference Agenda. Continue reading
The NRHA recently published a policy review of “select research findings on Community Health Worker (CHW) integration relevant to policymakers, considers challenges, and presents recommendations to incorporate the CHW model in rural communities to improve health outcomes, reduce health disparities and enhance quality of life for rural Americans.” Main Main Findings: … Continue reading
New Training Opportunities
Are You Interested in Becoming an AzCHOW Trainer?
AzCHOW recently asked CHWs from across the state of Arizona, “Who should provide training for CHWs?” CHWs said that experienced CHWs, CHW supervisors and health experts with community experience should train CHWs in core competencies adopted by AzCHOW and the APHA, and provide training in specialized topics.
This is your chance to make your voice heard. Are you an experienced CHW? Do you have valuable skills and knowledge to share with other CHWS? If so, please respond to our survey below, or share this email with CHWs and other professionals you would like to see become trainers in Arizona. AzCHOW has partnered with the University of Arizona Prevention Research Center to create this survey to find out who is interested in participating in the AzCHOW Training Center Network of trainers.