Webinar — RFP for Community Health Worker and Promotore Training in California: Stakeholder Engagement
About This Event
The bidders webinar was intended to address questions related to the Community Health Worker / Promotore stakeholder engagement RFP. This request for proposals (RFP) is intended to identify a grantee to coordinate a process to advance the California Future Health Workforce Commission’s community health worker / promotore (CHW/P)1 recommendation (PDF) to “scale the engagement of community health workers, promotores, and peer providers through certification, training, and reimbursement” (p. 149). This project is specifically focused on developing recommendations for state certification of training programs and curricula for CHW/Ps, in collaboration with stakeholders.
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The presentation slides are available to download. The video recording accidentally cut off the very beginning of the webinar. We apologize for this technical error, and present you with the bulk of the webinar in the video below.
- The Amer. Public Health Assn. definition: A community health worker is a frontline public health worker who is a trusted member of and/or has an unusually close understanding of the community served. This trusting relationship enables the worker to serve as a liaison/link/intermediary between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.