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Education and Engagement Opportunity for CHWs on December 17th, 2020

Medtronic Foundation and various supporting groups are offering a Community Health Worker Training on CHWs and COVID-19: Trauma, Hope, and Helping Others- Are you pouring from an empty cup? 

Thursday, December 17th, 2020 from 10:00-11:30 AM CT join the Medtronic Foundation, CHW Solutions, Hennepin Healthcare, Minnesota CHW Peer Network, the Minnesota CHW Alliance, and WellShare International in learning about the following topics: 

  • Mankato, MN- A Sampling of Effective CHW COVID-19 Strategies
  • Foundations in Trauma-Informed Care for Community Health Workers 
  • A CHW Self-Care Toolkit: Greif, Wellness, and Helping Others
  • Breakout sessions with fellow CHWs exploring experiences and insights

Participants will gain the following about the co-ourring pandemics of COVID-19 and racism: 

  • Learn about COVID-19 community education and outreach efforts, including interacting with CHW colleagues about lessons learned and planning for the future
  • Expand their CHW skillset to apply foundations and best practices in trauma informed care to their CHW COVID-19 work
  • Add to their personal self-care toolkits, including concrete practices for handling grief and budling wellness

Informational PDF (click to download): CHWs and Trauma Dec 17 2020 SAVE THE DATE

Zoom link to join on December 15th:



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