Monthly CHW Health Resources Feature

News & Resources for CHWs

Every month we bring you new resources from around the web to help you thrive in your career.

Motivational Interviewing

Creating Self-awareness about you attitude thoughts and communication style as you conduct your work

This resource offers 11 simple questions CHW’s can ask themselves while helping others make a change. These questions help create self-awareness about their own attitude, thoughts and communication style as they work with others in the community.

Finding Resources in your community

Do you need help finding resources in your community? “Community Resource Finder”  and “211″ serve as one stop shops to get access to helpful resources, community programs and services. 

Mental Health and Substance Abuse CHW Toolkit

This toolkit offers CHW’s information on topics related to mental health and substance abuse disorder. Information includes ways to communicate with their patients, address stigma, understand stages of change and more.

Mapping out a plan to approach Alzheimer’s

This resource helps CHW’s as they work with individuals affected by Alzheimer’s or caregivers in creating a personalized action plan and linking them to information, support and local resources.