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CHWs: The Key Players in Heat Stress Management Strategies Among MSAWs (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: As global temperatures rise, Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) are increasingly at risk for heat-stress health issues due to their work conditions. Proactively involving Community Health Workers (CHWs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and local communities can raise awareness and provide essential support to mitigate these risks. By collaborating on education, emergency preparedness, and advocacy, stakeholders can take a strategic approach to improve conditions and health outcomes for MSAWs facing the impacts of climate change. More Details...

CHWs Supporting MSAWs' Health Across Life's Seasons (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Community Health Workers (CHWs) are essential frontline public health workers with deep cultural understanding and adaptable skills. They play a crucial role in supporting Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs), who face unique challenges due to their transient work and diverse backgrounds. CHWs provide vital services such as healthcare access, language interpretation, legal guidance, and culturally appropriate support, ensuring MSAWs receive comprehensive care across different locations and life stages. This integrated approach supports positive health outcomes and addresses systemic barriers through community-driven initiatives. More Details...

Preparing to Serve MSAWs and Other Vulnerable Populations Through Public Health Emergencies (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Join MHP Salud, Project HOPE, Community Health of South Florida, and Healthcare Network for a Zoom webinar designed to equip Federally Qualified Health Centers, particularly Migrant Health Centers, with essential tools for navigating public health emergencies. More Details...

Colorectal Cancer Screening Tool: Promoting Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Agricultural Workers (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Screening for colorectal cancer is a key preventive measure that can save lives by detecting cancer early when it’s most treatable. However, Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) face unique barriers that make accessing this crucial screening more challenging. Exposure to pesticides can increase their risk for cancers, including colorectal cancer, yet MSAWs often have lower health literacy and may not speak English, making complex medical information difficult to access. More Details...

Mental Health Needs Affecting Agricultural Workers: Cultivating Mental Health: The Community Health Worker's Role with Agricultural Workers (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: “Boosting Mental Health in Agriculture: The Vital Role of Community Health Workers,” a crucial conversation hosted by MHP Salud. This enlightening session, recorded on January 17th, sheds light on the significant mental health challenges faced by agricultural workers and the empowering role Community Health Workers (CHWs) play in addressing these issues. More Details...

Farmworker Health Network (FHN) Key Resources 2023 (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Farmworker Health Network (FHN) is committed to supporting the development of leadership within Community and Migrant Health Centers and increasing access to care for the farmworker population. This document is a series of resources collected from FHN partners. More Details...

What Does Mental Health Look Like for MSAWs? (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Mental health encompasses emotional, psychological and social well-being. It affects our ability to make decisions, build relationships, and contribute to our community. It is an important component of everyone’s well-being and should be taken seriously by us and the communities we form part of. Mental health is an important topic to share and discuss, especially in communities that may have additional barriers to care such as Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) More Details...

Three Ways to Support Migrant Farmworkers Families as They Move from Place to Place (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Migrant farmworkers and their families leave their homes to work in agriculture, affecting their mental and physical health. Moving often poses various challenges to migrant farmworker families. Migrant Health Centers, education programs, and legal aid services provide support to this migrant population. Providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services is key to supporting this population as they move from place to place. More Details...

Opioids: Patient Resource (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Opioid Resource for Patients, developed by MHP Salud, Farmworker Justice, Migrant Clinicians Network, and Health Outreach Partners, provides patients with an overall understanding of opioids and how they affect their health and well-being. The 2-page document serves as a resource for patients who want to gather more information or discuss further with their healthcare provider. More Details...

The Make-up of the MSAW Family Household (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Hispanic communities have a higher incidence of pre-diabetes and diabetes in adults and children in the United States. This population also experiences higher rates of obesity and high blood pressure. This is partially due to the limited access to affordable fresh and healthy foods, sociocultural barriers, and limited health literacy, which can lead to health disparities in Hispanic communities. Community Health Workers (CHWs) are uniquely positioned to address social and cultural barriers and can be instrumental in creating positive health outcomes for this population. More Details...

Self-Care for Farmworkers-Advice from your CHW (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Farmworkers face certain barriers to self-care due to unique challenges related to living and working conditions. However, self-care should be a priority to help them improve their overall mental health. Here are some tips from a community health worker to help improve the self-care of farmworkers. More Details...

C3 Project Findings: Roles & Competencies (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The C3 Project recommendations include a total of ten roles and eleven skills, as listed below. More Details...

Recommendations for Mental Health and Underserved Latino Populations: Special Focus on Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Mental health is crucial to an individual’s overall health and well-being. Research has shown that mental health diagnoses, such as depression, are linked to an increase in the risk of many types of physical health problems, particularly chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Improving access to mental health services is a complex and multifaceted endeavor. The recommendations in this publication are offered to overcome barriers expressed by the Hispanic/Latino and MSAW population. More Details...

What Health Centers Can Do to Advance the Vital Role for Community Health Workers and Peers in SDOH Screening for Positive Health Outcomes (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: MHP Salud, CSH, and NHCHC collaborated to present a national webinar that highlighted the value of the Community Health Workers (CHWs)/Peer Specialists in health centers through SDOH community connections. Presented in a coffee chat format, this webinar was interactive and featured various resources that focus on the strategies identified through the voice of lived expertise and education partners. More Details...

Diabetes Across the Lifespan: Healthy Eating Considerations for Latino Populations (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Vulnerable populations are at a higher risk for chronic illnesses such as diabetes due to their lack of access to healthcare and healthy food options. Most common foods in the Hispanic/Latino culture are high in sugar and carbohydrates, which lends itself to the high rates of diabetes within this community. Community Health Workers deliver culturally inclusive health education resources that help Latinos, and other high-risk populations choose the correct meals and portions to manage diabetes and stay in better physical shape. More Details...

Diabetes Control Education and Management (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The blog touches on subjects regarding costs of diabetes, how diabetes affects the body, culture & stigmas, and SDOH factors. The blog offers an educational guide on diabetes control and management. More Details...

Our Healthy Eating Plate: Asian American and Pacific Islander Editions (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Fresh fruits and vegetables, portion control, and knowledge of nutrition are essential to maintaining a healthy diet. This brochure, created by MHP Salud and The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations, was designed to help Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities build nutritious plates with familiar fresh foods. Inside you will find information on portion sizes, nutrition facts, and tips to help individuals adopt healthier eating habits. More Details...

Diabetes Management and Oral Health (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The harsh working conditions can place MSAWs at higher risk for health complications as they are most likely to skip meals and take medication at prescribed times when working long shifts.1 Besides lack of health insurance, linguistic barriers, and lack of time for general medical care, MSAWs face a lack of dental insurance and dental care, which can lead to deteriorating oral health. Dental disease is one of the most common and preventable diseases but is not always the priority of patients managing diabetes More Details...

Familismo & Fatalismo: How Cultural Beliefs Affect Health Care (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Hispanic/Latinos are the largest non-white group in the United States and have the highest rates of Diabetes as compared to other ethnic groups; this can be related to the lack of healthcare, genetics, obesity rates, insulin resistance, lower economic status, and sociocultural factors. The concept of Familismo & Fatalismo is central in Hispanic/Latino cultural values. If the health care provider does not consider these beliefs, treatment recommendations are likely to be ignored. A proven strategy to overcome these cultural barriers is the implementation of Community Health Workers (CHWs). More Details...

Providing Diabetes Control Education and Management: Guide for Community Health Workers (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource provides educational prevention tools that Community Health Workers (CHWs) can use and share with Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Workers and other vulnerable populations to reduce diabetic health complications. There are several downloadable resources available to guide CHWs on risk factors and prevention methods in oral, eye, and foot health complications, which are commonly linked to diabetes. More Details...

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