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Title Foundations for community health workers / Tim Berthold, Jennifer Miller, Alma Avila-Esparza, editors.

Publication Info. San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.12 F771F    Check Shelf
Description xi, 580 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Subject Community health aides.
Community health services.
Community Health Workers.
Community Health Services.
Added Author Berthold, Tim.
Miller, Jennifer, 1963-
Avila-Esparza, Alma.
ISBN 9780470179970 paperback
047017997X paperback
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