WomanDocCHW2Whether you are a busy clinician who wants to learn more about CHW strategies to help your patients and team, a public health student who is researching the CHW field, a community member who’d like to explore the CHW role as way to empower others, or a policymaker who wants to know how CHWs can help local constituents navigate complicated coverage and care systems, the following list of recent tools, articles and reports is intended to serve as a helpful digest.

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Recent Minnesota Resources

CHW local, state and national news, contacts, and resources

Culturally Specific Media Directory 

CHW “101”

CHW Job Descriptions

CHWs and Chronic Disease

CHWs and Funding Streams

CHWs and Managed Care

CHWs and Minnesota

CHWs and Patient-Centered Medical Homes

CHWs and Policy

CHWs and Rural Health


The following prominent health journals have published informative CHW-themed issues over the past several years:

  •  American Journal of Public Health, December 2011
  •  Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, July-Sept 2011
  •  Journal of Family and Community Health, April-June 2011

Statewide Conference Archive