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Enabling Services Case Study: A Focus on Apprenticeships
Alaska Primary Care Association Apprenticeship

Resource Topic: Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)

Resource Subtopic: Population Health.

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: Enabling Staff
Secondary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)

Language: English

Developed by: National Association of Community Health Centers (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This publication is part of a series of case studies that highlight innovative models for providing enabling services to help reduce barriers to care and address social determinants of health. This case study features the Alaska Primary Care Association's efforts to launch an Apprenticeship Program for Community Health Workers -- in addition to other health care related occupations -- in partnership with the state department of labor. The case study discusses both the benefits of building a support staff pipeline in addition to key components of the curriculum and funding.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.