Foundations for Community Health Workers

ISBN-10: 047017997X

ISBN-13: 9780470179970

Edition: 2009

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Description: This book provides an introductory text for a typical training sequence, developed as part of the nation′s premier training program at San Francisco State College and City College. The book covers fundamental topics in community health, health disparities, community organizing, communication skills, interviewing, how to perform a home visit, advising and counseling, support groups, care coordination, using e-mail, and team management. The book is rich with examples and includes key terms, end-of-chapter reviews, role-playing scenarios for class use, and many time-saving tables of helpful tips.

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List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 9/11/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Jennifer Miller, the author of" Inheriting the Holy Land: An American's Search for Hope in the Middle East, "holds a BA from Brown University, an MS in Journalism from Columbia, and an MFA in fiction writing at Columbia. Her work has been published inthe New York Times, Marie Claire, Men's Health, the Christian Science Monitor,, and others. She is a native of Washington, DC and currently lives in Brooklyn with all the other writers.

The Changing World of the Community Health Worker
The Role of CHWs
The Evolution of the CHW Field in the United States: The Shoulders We Stand On
An Introduction to Public Health
Promoting Health Equality
An Introduction to Globalization and Health
An 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 Individual 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
CHW 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
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