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Workforce Development and Retention of Community Health Workers Project

Resource Topic: Workforce, Promising Practice

Resource Subtopic: Recruitment and Retention, Patient Engagement.

Keywords: Community Health Workers, Access to Care, Staffing and Onboarding.

Year Developed: 2020

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff
Secondary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: MHP Salud (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: There are many benefits to recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding a well-qualified individual for a Community Health Worker position. This report details the experience of Health Centers that have gone through the CHW hiring and recruiting process. It also provides insight on how CHWs have contributed to positive outcomes and success within Health Centers and patients.

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.