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Foundations for community health workers / Tim Berthold, Jennifer Miller, Alma Avila-Esparza, editors
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  RA427 .F66 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Community health aides
Community health services
Physical Description xi, 580 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Changing world of the community health worker -- Role of CHWs -- Evolution of the CHW field in the United States: the shoulders we stand on -- Introduction to public health -- Promoting health equality -- Introduction to globalization and health -- Introduction to health care and health policy in the United States -- Practicing cultural humility -- CHW skills and core competencies: working with clients -- Guiding principles for working with individualized clients -- Conducting initial client interviews -- Client-centered counseling for behavior change -- Case management -- Home visiting -- Conflict resolution skills -- Stress management and self-care -- Professional skills: getting a job, keeping a job, and growing on the job -- Community health worker skills and core competencies working in your community -- Working to promote health at the community level -- Community diagnosis -- Health outreach -- Facilitating community health education trainings -- Group facilitation -- Using the arts to promote community health -- Community organizing and advocacy
NOTE 512110
Alternate Author Berthold, Tim
Miller, Jennifer, 1963-
Avila-Esparza, Alma

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