|PUBLIC HEALTH RESOURCES|
|Thurman, Robert@CDPH <Robert.Thurman@cdph.ca.gov>||Thu, May 23, 2019 at 3:33 PM|
|To: “Konner, Julia@CDPH” <Julia.Konner@cdph.ca.gov>|
The American Heart Association, with input from the Institute for Public Health Innovation and support from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has developed a free resource covering the basics of atrial fibrillation (irregular heart beat), venous thromboembolism (blood clots) and stroke conditions that affect more populations accessing services at community health centers. Register today for a for a FREE one-hour interactive course designed with you in mind. REGISTER TODAY!!
See the attached document for more information or REGISTER HERE.
1301 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Advancing the Community Health Worker Workforce through Law and Policy
June 20, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EST
Community health workers (CHWs) are key members of both health care teams and the public health workforce and, with their close understanding of the communities they serve, are uniquely suited to help address root causes of poor health. As the CHW workforce grows, continuously evolving state laws and policies have the potential to improve public understanding of the CHW role and facilitate sustainable financing for CHWs.
By attending this webinar you will:
- Learn about legal approaches for advancing the CHW workforce
- Obtain an overview of the current landscape of evidence-informed CHW laws and policies
- Find out why it’s critical to meaningfully engage CHWs in the policy-making process
- Hear about efforts to implement CHW policies and the lessons learned
- Colleen Healy Boufides, J.D., Senior Staff Attorney, Network for Public Health Law – Mid-States Region
- Colleen Barbero, Ph.D., Health Scientist, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
- Siobhan Gilchrist, J.D., M.P.H., Health Policy Analyst, IHRC, Inc.
- Durrell Fox, CHW and Equity Consultant, John Snow, Inc.
- Carl Rush, Public Health Policy Specialist, Community Resources LLC
You may qualify for CLE credit. ASLME is an approved provider of continuing legal education credits in several states ASLME will also apply for CLE credits in other states upon request. An email from ASLME regarding CLE credits will be sent to attendees following the webinar.
California Center For Well- Being
TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com by May 15, 2019.
Join a team that makes a daily positive impact! The Northern California Center for Well-Being is
a local non-profit committed to empowering health and wellbeing for all. For over two decades
we have radically improved quality of life through our evidence-based programs and services,
and each year we serve 25,000 Sonoma County residents. We achieve positive change in the
overall health and wellness of our community through education, support, and advocacy, and
we lead with an empowerment model that inspires the ability of each individual to possess the
knowledge, tools, and spirit to take ownership of their health and wellness. The Center provides
an innovative, collaborative, and positive work culture where every employee is valued as an
integral part of our collective impact. Come join our inspired team of change-makers!
Reports to: Executive Director Status: Full time, Benefited, Exempt status Salary Range: $55K – $66K annual
DESCRIPTION: The Community Engagement Manager (CEM) is the link between the community and the Center for Well-Being’s mission and vision to transform community health. The CEM is responsible for the development and growth of the “Community Health Worker Center of Excellence,” and will organize and develop Community Health Worker (CHW) trainings, outreach events, and workforce opportunities. The CEM holds a key leadership role within the organization, and is responsible for all grant oversite and successful attainment of grant deliverables. The position will coordinate and supervise the work of grant staff, as well as manage project budgets and work plans. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and charismatic multitasker who is passionate about empowering voice in underserved communities and working to eliminate social, economic, and health disparities in Sonoma County.
Community Engagement: Lead the growth of the “Community Health Worker Center of Excellence,” by elevating the Center as the leader of all CHW related trainings, activities, and community partner; Convene regular CHW network meetings, trainings, and networking opportunities to build a cohesive coalition of CHWs in Sonoma County and bring the cultural community together; 2 Provide a vision for empowering community health that addresses the social determinants of health, the systemic effect of poverty, and the gross disparities that exist in our community today; Identify and broadly communicate employment and volunteer opportunities for CHWs; Demonstrate compassion and empathy for the community served.
Training/ Curricula Development: Using best practices from contemporary pedagogy and adult learning, develop bilingual curricula and training materials for CHW development and specific grant-related educational focus; Create engaging and dynamic trainings that include small group activities, hand-on learning, didactics, opportunities for role play, and evaluation of skills learned; Facilitate and implement trainings for CHWs as part of the CHW core competencies as well as continued personal and professional development; Develop evaluation tools to test the efficacy of trainings.
Community Partner Liaison: Serve as the key contact for community partners in regard to funding opportunities or community based collaborations; Attend strategic community meetings to promote the work of the Center and to identify opportunities for collaborations; Acts as a resource to support community health education efforts; Grow visibility of the Center through broad communication of Center activities, including public service announcements, press releases, and active posting and management of social media.
Grant Management: Manage all grant programs, including monitoring and evaluation of program efficacy, compliance with grant reporting regulations, and coordination with other agencies and partners; Create and maintain a grant tracking and compliance system; Provide fiscal oversite of all grant activities, including invoicing, staff allocations, budget spend-down, budget revisions, and overall fiscal compliance; Ensure the successful attainment of all grant related activities, including deliverables and program benchmarks, complete timely grant reports, and serve as main point of contact for all grantors; Supervise Community Engagement Department grant coordinators, supporting them to ensure the successful implementation of all program requirements, as well as contributing to their continued growth and professional development as valued members of the Center team; Source continued opportunities for program funding, including researching RFPs, submitting LOIs, and developing grant narratives, work plans, and budgets in collaboration with the grant team and Executive Director; Contribute to the fiscal viability of the organization by supporting tasks associated with the Center’s annual fundraiser, including identifying potential event sponsors and donors.
1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish, including computer literacy skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 2. Demonstrated experience with community organizing/engagement, underserved and vulnerable populations, and grants and/or program budget management. 3. Ability to develop and facilitate group trainings, health education presentations, and targeted community outreach through a culturally humble lens. 4. Ability to develop and execute collaborative arrangements between programs and organizations, including the management of resources and staff. 5. Resourcefulness, thoroughness, and the ability to deliver under pressure with varying degrees of oversight, 6. Ability to relate to very diverse actors in a supportive manner and to be effective in a variety of settings, including the ability to carry messages across different audiences. 7. Bachelor’s degree in social work, community organizing, sociology, public health, or related field preferred; 2-year degree required.
1. Possession of a C.A. Driver’s License, proof of insurance, and the ability to drive throughout the County for presentations.
TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15, 2019.
19th Anual Conference (SPANISH)
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
8:30 AM- 4:00 PM
The California Endowment
2000 Franklin St
Oakland, California 94612
The Health Initiative of the Americas, UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health invites you to participate in the XIX Binational Promotores Conference, 2019. This annual conference is aimed at Community Health Workers (CHW), community leaders, coordinators and people working to improve migrant’s heath conditions and well-being.
Join us in celebrating 19 years of collaboration!
- Educational Materials
- Access to Presentations
¡Únete a celebrar 19 años de este programa!
- Acceso a las presentaciones
- Materiales educativos
Instrucciones de pago/ Payment Instructions:
- Tarifa de Inscripción /
Registration Fee: $25
- Forma de pago / Payment methods:
Tarjeta de crédito o cheque /
Credit card or check
Hacer cheques a nombre de: UC Regents /
Make Checks payable to: UC Regents
- Envíe por correo a / Mail to:
Health Initiative of the Americas
50 University Hall- MC 7360
Berkeley CA 94720
Último día para registrarse: 5 de marzo, 2019
o al alcanzar cupo máximo /
Last day to register: March 5, 2019
or when registration space fills up
The National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW) is seeking interested CHWs to become NACHW Ambassadors. We are seeking a total of 20 CHWs to serve in this capacity. In order to maximize our reach, only one CHW will
be selected from any given state. Ambassadors will act as liaisons between NACHW and local, state and regional CHW networks and associations. This is a one-year commitment. Ambassadors will receive training during the Unity 2019
Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada (April 14-17, 2019) which will provide them with the information and skills needed to be successful in their commitment as an Ambassador.