Representatives of AzCHOW and the Arizona community health worker workforce movement traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, earlier this year to participate in the 14th annual Unity Conference, sponsored by the Center for Sustainable health Outreach (CSHO.) The theme for the conference was Community Health Workers: Social Change Agents Advancing Health Equity and … Continue reading
Reposted from First Things First Dear Early Childhood Partners, We know that good health is the foundation for optimal child development. In fact, research shows that health issues in early childhood are linked to later school performance. Health insurance is crucial for helping families to access preventive care – like … 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.