Trauma-Informed Care Workshop Hosts 200!

What a turnout! Presented on the New England Public Health Training Center platform on Nov. 4th, this MACHW interactive workshop supports CHWs as they strive to serve their clients during these challenging times. Moderated by MACHW’s very own Regional Consultant, Jamie Berberena, this workshop featured subject matter expert, Hythia Phifer (left), a mental health therapist and clinical consultant, …

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MACHW Celebrates CHW Day!

This year on June 15th, the Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers (MACHW), in conjunction with Health Resources in Action (HRiA), asked employers of Community Health Workers to provide special recognition to their outreach staff. Over the last 16 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the heroic efforts of CHWs made a real difference in helping people access testing, care …

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[Free online workshop] MACHW workshops: Trauma informed care

About this workshop This MACHW interactive workshop series aims to support CHWs as they strive to serve their clients during these challenging times. The workshop formats will include expert panels, Q and A, and case studies on critical issues from across Massachusetts. CHWs and Trauma Informed Care: A trauma-informed approach to care is necessary to …

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NACHW Learning Collaborative meeting

NACHW is starting a pilot program of Learning Collaboratives where CHWs from across the country come together for meetings around a certain focus area. These Learning Collaboratives will be a space for members to listen to each other, learn from each other, develop our leadership skills and voices, and lift up CHW expertise and resources …

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MACHW is Growing!

Dear Colleagues and Friends: We are excited to announce that we are recruiting for a new Manager of Career Advancement position to expand MACHW’s trainings and career advancement menus. The successful candidate would have a strong background designing curricula, ideally, geared toward adult learners. You must also be committed to the community health worker workforce …

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Listening Session for CHWs

Thursday, Nov 18, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST. Families USA will host this first-in-a-series of listening sessions for CHWs and CHW association leads from various settings who have played a heavy role in the COVID-19 pandemic response. Families USA wants to hear about your experiences serving as front line workers during the pandemic, and any …

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[Virtual training] Behavioral Health Skills for CHWs

With a focus on integrating CHWs into behavioral health services, ABCD offers a four-session virtual course for CHWs working in primary care settings whose patients struggle with substance use and/or mental health issues. This training provides a comprehensive introduction to common mental health and substance use disorders and helps participants to build knowledge and skills …

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