The San Francisco Foundation Community Health Worker (CHW) Initiative

Looking Ahead: Community Health Workers 2016-2020

A Healthforce Center at UCSF convening funded by The San Francisco Foundation

You are invited to join the grantees of the The San Francisco Foundation Community Health Worker (CHW) Initiative for a convening to explore emerging opportunities for CHWs created by recent policy changes. Come and meet organizations doing great work in the field and engage in lively conversation and discourse. Register now.

Details

When: July 28, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: The Women’s Building
3543 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

415-476-8181

We encourage you to share this invitation with others from your organization and network as appropriate.

Learn about recent policy changes, new initiatives and evolving opportunities through interactive panels, working sessions and more
Network with other stakeholders in the community health worker movement
Explore how other organization are leveraging these opportunities, such as Whole Person Care and Public Hospital Redesign and Incentives in Medi-Cal (PRIME)

Join the grantees of the The San Francisco Foundation Community Health Worker (CHW) Initiative for a convening to explore emerging opportunities for CHWs created by recent policy changes. Come and meet organizations doing great work in the field and engage in lively conversation and discourse.

 

The Future of Community Health Workers ( Read More)

Date: Aug. 17, 2016  by Rebecca Hargreaves, Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Healthforce Center at UCSF

The Healthforce Center at UCSF convening centered on learning about recent policy changes and initiatives (primarily from the ACA and Medi-Cal 2020 Waiver) that provide opportunities to better leverage CHW models and, most critically, provide potential mechanisms to pay for those models.
  • Build connections and partnerships
  • Demonstrate impact in ways that speak to funders and partners.
  • Leverage being in a clinical setting or create a partnership with a clinical setting.
  • Remain agile and nimble in exploring all opportunities.

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS Utilization of Community Health Workers In Emerging Care Coordination Models in California Discussion of Work in Progress -Susan Chapman, PhD, M PH, RN, FAAN-Onyi Okwandu, MPH -Jennifer Schindel, PhD 7/28/16

Susan Chapman 2015

Susan Chapman PhD, M PH, RN, FAAN

Healthforce Center’s BSCF-funded project. PROJECT TITLE: Supporting the Integration of Community Health Workers into Health Care Teams.

  • DRAFT policy brief in-progress: Utilization of Community Health Workers In Emerging Care Models in California
  • Final output will consist of an actionable template that may serve as an implementation guide for a broad range of entities that may utilize CHW
  • What are lessons learned from grantees?
    • Planning and Start Up of CHW Programs
    • Improvements and Expansions of Existing CHW Programs
    • Evaluation of Existing CHW Programs and Policy Strategies
    • Strengthening the Bay Area Network of Health Care Workers and Programs