La Esperanza Winter 2022 Edition: Emerging Issues Among MSAW Populations
A Holistic Approach to Mental Health Resources for Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Quality Improvement, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations, Value-Based Health Care Transformation
Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health, COVID-19, Diabetes, Substance Use Disorders, Enabling Services (ES).
Keywords: Agricultural Workers, Communication, Transparency, and Outreach, Community Engagement, Community Health Workers, Hispanic Americans/Latinos, Latinas, Immunization, Mental Health, Migrants, Outreach.
Year Developed: 2021
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
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Resource Summary: MHP Salud develops and distributes two issues of La Esperanza, a newsletter for Community HealthWorkers/Promotores and program staff that fosters continuing education and sharing of resources to all potential and existing Health Centers. The topics for this newsletter will include the role of CHWs in addressing emerging health issues experienced by Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers.
Resource Details: The publication will touch on beliefs and the holistic approach to mental health by migrant and seasonal agricultural workers. The Community Health Worker (CHW) role is discussed and offered as a culturally appropriate tool to overcome cultural barriers.