How public health social workers and schools of social work can be influential in sustaining CHWs and community alliances at a state level
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Explain how a school of social work can maintain infrastructure support and develop mutual capacity-building opportunities among community health worker partner organizations, faculty, and students Discuss how public health social workers and community health workers are natural allies who can work collaboratively at the community and state level to improve health and reduce health disparities Identify how program evaluation can incorporate public health social work principles to help sustain community health worker alliance activities
Keyword(s): Social Work, Community Health Promoters
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been a student and staff member with the Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance (MiCHWA) at the University of Michigan School of Social Work since MiCHWA's formation. I am interested in strengthening partnerships between public health social workers and community health workers. I am interested in sustaining community health workers as a way to promote socially just health and human services delivery.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.