Episode 15—It Takes a Village: Mobilizing Community Health Workers to Engage a Community
In this episode, Jessica Ramsay and Kim Artis explain the best practices that led to the Sinai Urban Health Institute’s community health worker program’s success and discuss highlights of the study. This includes the importance of proper training and support for community health workers before, during, and after they deliver in-home asthma care services. Join us for an in-depth look at how collaborative partnerships, thorough monitoring and evaluation practices, and full engagement with the community can be leveraged to address asthma disparities.
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- Read more about the Sinai Urban Health Institute’s study, “Utilizing the Community Health Worker Model to Communicate Strategies for Asthma Self-Management and Self-Advocacy Among Public Housing Residents,” and related articles by the study’s main author.
- Explore training and certification options for community health workers on the AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org Community Health Worker Training Programs page.
- Interested in learning more options for in-home asthma services? Check out the AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org webinar “Securing Coverage for In-Home Asthma Care Services.”