Inaugural Class of Community Health Workers Graduate from Central Arizona College

Inaugural Class of Community Health Workers Graduate from Central Arizona College   Central Arizona College recognized the Community Health Worker (CHW) inaugural class during a certificate ceremony at the Superstition Mountain Campus on August 12, 2017.  The ceremony opened with a welcome from interim Academic Dean, Jeff Bunkelmann, PhD followed…

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14TH ANNUAL AzCHOW CONFERENCE

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
Conference Objectives:

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.

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New NRHA Policy Brief Provides Recommendations for Law Makers on CHW Utilization

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:…

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