CHW Citations
CHW National Reports[8]
Author Source Title Published Link
Randall Bovbjerg, Eyster L, Ormmond, B, Amderson T, and Richardson E.The Urban Institute Care Works: The Community Health Worker Project 12/2013download
Health Resources and Services AdministrationCHW National Workforce Study, May 23, 2007CHW National Workforce Study, May 23, 20075/2007download
Family Strengthening Policy CenterCommunity Health Workers: Closing the Gap on Families' Health Resources, March 2006Community Health Workers: Closing the Gap on Families' Health Resources, March 20063/2006download
James Madison UniversityFinal Report on the Status, Impact, and Utilization of Community Health Workers January 2006.Final Report on the Status, Impact, and Utilization of Community Health Workers January 2006.1/2006download
Massachusetts Department of Public HealthCommunity Health Workers: Essential To Improving Health in Massachusetts, March 2005Community Health Workers: Essential To Improving Health in Massachusetts, March 20053/2005 download
US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Community Health Worker National Workforce Study: An Annotated Bibliography 3/2012 download
Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Rural Health Policy Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Rural Health Policy The Alaska Community Health Aide Program: an Integrative Literature Review and Visions for Future Research 3/2012 download
Health Resources and Services Administration Health Resources and Services Administration A literature review and discussion of research studies and evaluations of the roles and responsibilities of community health workers (CHWs)Maternal and Child Health Bureau 7/2005 download
National Fund for Medical Education, Center for the Health Professions University of California at San Francisco Advancing Community Health Worker Practice and Utilization: The Focus on Financing 10/2012 website
Ro MJ, Treadwell HM, & Northridge, M Community health workers and community voices: Promoting good health 1/2003 download
Robinson, JG. Atlanta, GA  Resolution presented at the Annual American Association of Public Health Conference Recognition and support for community health workers contributions to meeting our national health care needs. 1/2001 website
Rosenthal EL, Wiggins N, Brownstein JN, Johnson S, Borbon IA, Rael R, Guernsey de Zapien J, Ingram M, Meister JS, McClelland J, Williams L, Lacey Y, & Blondet L. Tucson, AZ: Rural Health Office. The final report of the national community health advisor study: Weaving the future. 1/1998 download
Howard J. Eng, DrPH, Ana Celia Hernandez-Martinez, MD, MPH, Jasmen Dorian, MHA Southwest, Border, Rural Health Research Center Center for Rural Health Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health The University of Arizona Four U.S. Border States´ Community Health Worker Training Needs Assessment 12/2011 download
CHW Curriculum[7]
Author Source Title Published Link
Proulx, D. and contributors Arizona Health Sciences Center, Arizona AHEC Program, Project Jump Start.  A Core Curriculum Guidebook for a Community Health Worker Basic Certificate Program, University of Arizona  1/2012 request a cd
Proulx, Donald E., E. Lee Rosenthal, Durrell Fox, Yvonne Lacey, and Community Health Worker National Education Collaborative (CHW-NEC) contributors University of Arizona Tucson, AZ Key Considerations for Opening Doors: Developing Community Health Worker Educational Programs 1/2008 download
Proulx, D. Project Jump Start: A Community College and AHEC Partnership Initiative for Community Health Worker Education Texas Journal of Rural Health, ISSN 1049-0211, XVIII, No. 3,  7/2000
Swift C, et. al. and International Medical Services for Health (INMED)  National Commission to Prevent Infant Mortality, Washington, DC. Opening Doors for Healthier Families: A Guide for Training Resource Mothers. Resource Mothers Curriculum Sourcebook 6/1993
Taylor M, Bradley V and Warren R Jr Human Services Research Institute, Cambridge, MA, The Community Support Skills Standards: Skill Standards for . Direct Service Workers in the Human Services  1/1996
Carl Rush New Jersey Learning Objectives New Jersey Learning Objectives download
Community Partnership Project of the University of Texas at El Paso, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and The County of El Paso, Texas  supported as a WK Kellogg Foundation Initiative in Health Professions Education A curriculum publication. Note: This curriculum is public property and a good overall source document for community health advisor education programs 1/1996
Policy and Practice[19]
Author Source Title Published Link
Hurtado M, Spinner JR, Yang M, Evensen C, Windham A, Ortiz G, et al.Preventing Chronic Disease, Vol. II—February 13, 2014Knowledge and Behavioral Effects in Cardiovascular Health: Community Health Worker Health Disparities Initiative, 2007-20102/13/2014download
National Community Voices Initiative at the Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine and The Northern Manhattan Community Voices at the Columbia University Center for Community Health PartnershipsNational Community Voices Initiative at the Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine and The Northern Manhattan Community Voices at the Columbia University Center for Community Health PartnershipsFinancing Community Health Workers: Why and How?download
Dept of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease ControlDept of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease ControlAddressing Chronic Disease through Community Health Workers: A Policy and Systems-Level Approachdownload
The National Health Care Skill Standards. Far West Laboratory, San Francisco, CA National health care skill standards project 1/1995
Homan MS Brookes/Cole Publishing Co., Promoting Community Change, Making it Happen in the Real World, Second Edition  1/1999
Koch E, Keegan P, and Johnson S A Publication of Opening Doors: Reducing Sociocultural Barriers to Health Care, Washington, D.C.,  Community Health Workers: Meeting the Needs of People in a Changing Health Care System 9/1997
Homan, MS Pacific Grove, California, Brooks/Cole,  Rules of the game: Lessons from the field of community change  1/1999
Jackson E, & Parker E.  Health Education and Behavioral Quarterly, 24: 418-431 Recruitment and training issues from selected lay health advisor training program among African Americans: A Twenty-year perspective. 1/1997
Lewin SA, Dick J, Pond P et al.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Lay health workers in primary and community health care.
Love MB, Gardner K and Legion V  San , Francisco State University, Department of Health Education and City College of San Francisco, Health Sciences Department Community Health Workers: Who They Are and What They Do: A Regional Labor Market Study Survey of Eight Counties in the San Francisco Bay Area 1/1996 website
McElmurray BJ and Swider S  College of Nursing, 845 S. Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL Community Health Advocacy Training Project, University of Illinois- Chicago 1/1987
Meister JS, Warrick LH, DeZapien JG and Wood AH Journal of Community Health, 17: pp. 37-51 Using Lay Health Workers: Case Study of a , Community-based Prenatal Intervention 2/1992
Community Health Workers of San Francisco A Partnership of San Francisco State University and City College of San Francisco Standards of Practice Manual for Community Health Workers and the Community Health Occupations 6/2000
Smedley B, Stith A, & Nelson A.  Washington, DC: Institute of Medicine Unequal treatment: What healthcare providers need to know about racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare. 1/2002
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Cancer Prevention and Treatment Demonstration for Ethnic and Racial Minorities. 1/2003 website
World Health Organization (WHO) Geneva, Switzerland The Community Health Worker: Working Guide, Guidelines for Training, Guidelines for Adaptation 1/1996
Koch E Harrison Institute for Public Law, Georgetown University Law Center: 111 F. St. NW - Suite 102, Washington, D.c. 20001,  Summary of the National Community Health Advisor Study 1/1998
Kretzmann JP, McKnight JL, et. aI. Distributed exclusively by ACTA Publications, 4848 N. Clark St., Chicago,IL 60640, A Guide to Capacity Inventories: Mobilizing the Community , Skills of Local Residents 1/1997
Lacey Y, National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Arlington, VA The Healthy Start Initiative, Community Outreach, Vol. IV   Always Reaching: Community Voices In Lightsey, D and Gwinner 1/1996
Lee CS, DeWitt C, Litman R, (compd) U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Labor Occupational skill standards projects  7/1996
Journal Articles[26]
Author Source Title Published Link
Noelle Wiggins, et al. Journal of Community Practice Preparing Community Health Workers for Their Role as Agents of Social Change: Experience of the Community Capacitation Center 9/2013 download
Noelle Wiggins, et al. Journal of Mixed Methods Research La Palabra es Salud (The Word is Health): Combining Mixed Methods and CBPR to Understand the Comparative Effectiveness of Popular and Conventional Education. January 2014 , 8(1) Published online before print November 25, 2013 download
Shreya Kangovi, MD. Judith A. Long, MD. Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD ARCH INTERN MED, Vol. 172 (No. 22). pp. 1756-1757 Community Health Workers Combat Readmission 10/2012 download
Gatz M, Barbarin OA, Tyler FB, Mitchell RE, Moran JA, Wirzbicki PJ, Crawford J, and Engelman  American Journal of Community Psychology 10(3): pp. 291-303, Enhancement of Individual and Community Competence: The Older Adult as Community Worker 1/1982
Giblin PT  Public Health Reports, 104(4): pp. 361-368,  Effective utilization and evaluation of indigenous health care workers 1/1989
Harlan C, Perez-Michael M., Cardona C., et. al., Am Pub Health Assoc Annual Meeting Lay health advisors as community change agents or peer educators: distinctions and definitions 1/1994
Wallerstein N Am J Health Promotion, 6(3): pp. 197-205 Powerlessness, empowerment, and health: Implications for health promotion programs 1/1992
Warrick LH, Wood AH, Meister JS, and DeZapien JG Journal of Community Health, Vol. 17: pp.13-26,  Evaluation of Peer Health Worker Prenatal Outreach and Education Program for Hispanic Farmworker Families 1/1992
Watkins E.L, Harlan C, Eng E, Gansky SA, Gehan D and Larson, K Family and Community Health, 16(4): pp. 72-87, January  Assessing the Effectiveness of Lay Health Advisors With Migrant Farm workers  1/1994
Witmer A, Seifer D, Finocchio J, Leslie J and O'Neil EH American Journal of Public Health, 85(8): pp. 1055-1058 Community Health Workers Integral Members of the Health Care Workforce 8/1996
various Journal of Ambulatory Care Management 34(4) Special Issue on Community Health Workers and Community Health Worker Practice 10/2011 website
DC Primary Care Reformer Newsletter Volume 2, Number 1 Community Health Workers: The Bridge to Complete Care; 5/2007
Andrews JO, Felton G, Wewers ME et al.  Journal of Nursing Scholarship v36 (4):358-65 Use of community health workers in research with ethnic minority women 1/2004
Brownstein JN, Bone LR, Dennison CR et al. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 29 (5 Suppl 1):128-33 Community health workers as interventionists in the prevention and control of heart disease and stroke. 1/2005
Nemcek MA, Sabatier R. Public Health Nursing 20 (4):260-70 State of evaluation: community health workers 1/2003
Norris SL, Chowdhury FM, Van Le K et al.  Diabetic Medicine v23 (5):544-56 Effectiveness of community health workers in the care of persons with diabetes. 1/2006
Persily CA Holistic Nursing Practice 17 (5):231-8 Lay home visiting may improve pregnancy outcomes. 1/2003
Swider SM.  Public Health Nurse 19 (1):11-20 Outcome effectiveness of community health workers: an integrative literature review. 1/2002
Fedder DO, Chang RJ, Curry S, & Nichols G.  Ethnicity and Disease, Winter;13(1):146 The effectiveness of a community health worker outreach program on healthcare utilization of west Baltimore City Medicaid patients with diabetes, with or without hypertension. 1/2003
Witmer A, Seifer SD, Finocchio L, Leslie J, & O'Neil EH.  American Journal of Public Health 85(8 Pt 1): 1055-1058 Community health workers: Integral members of the health care work force. 1/1995
Barnes D.M and Fairbanks J Family Community Health 2 1(1): pp. 54-65 Problem-Based Strategies Promoting Community Transformation: Implications for the Community Health Worker Model, 1/1997
Kash,B.A., May, M.L., & Tai-Seale, M. Health Policy 2007 Jan;80(1):32-42. Community health worker training and certification programs in the United States: Findings from a national survey. 1/2007 website
Bender DE and Pitkin K Social Science and Medicine, 24(4): pp. 5 15-528 Bridging the Gap: The village health worker as the up cornerstone of the primary health care model 1/1987
Eng E and Young R   Family and Community Health pp. 24-40, Lay Health Advisors as Community Change Agents 4/1992
Martinez J, Ro M, Villa NW, Powell W, Kickman JR Am J Public Health 2011 Dec; 101(12): e 1-5.doi:10.2105/APHA Transforming the delivery of care in the post-health reform era: what role will community health workers plan? 10/20/2011 contact
Margarita Alegria, Romana Hasnain-Wynia,John Z. Ayanian Health Services Research v.47 issue 3 part 2 pgs. 1225-1231 Taking the Measure of Health Care Disparities 6/2012 website

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