MHP Salud implements Community Health Worker programs to empower underserved Latino communities and promotes the CHW model nationally as a culturally appropriate strategy to improve health. MHP Salud has been implementing Community Health Worker programs in underserved communities for more than 35 years and providing training on the Community Health Worker model for more than 20. Our work extends from single organizations, assisting every step of the way in planning and executing effective CHW programs in their communities, all the way up to state and national initiatives, focused on standardizing the CHW model and advancing the profession as a whole.
Implementation of CHW programs in hard-to-reach populations
Evaluation and outcomes for CHW programs, especially related to CHW-collected data
Certification of and professional development for CHWs
Return on Investment for CHW programs
Defining the differences between Community Health Workers, Outreach Workers, and other Enabling Services Staff
TTA Point of Contact: Cruselva Peña, Program Director, CPeña@mhpsalud.org / 956.246.4140
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