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Job Opening: Director, Office of Community Health Workers

Looking for CHW leaders! This is a great opportunity to advance the workforce in Massachusetts. Be part of a dynamic and high-functioning team advancing equity across the Commonwealth!  The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is looking for a dynamic and self-motivated professional to provide strategic vision and leadership as the Director of the Office …

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Annual Community Health Worker Conference

Join us at the 10th Annual Community Health Worker Conference   View event website Register for this event SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Friday, April 16, 2019 Four Points Sheraton, Norwood MA Community health workers (CHWs), who work under many different job titles, are a vital part of today’s healthcare and public health systems. This conference will explore why a racial …

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Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers 2019 Awards Recipients

For immediate release: 5/10/2019 Contact: Lissette Blondet (917) 602-1960 [email protected] MACHW.org The Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers (MACHW) Awards recognize and honor the outstanding service, dedication, and excellence of individuals and groups of individuals who serve their communities as Community Health Workers (CHWs). The American Public Health Association’s definition of a CHW is: “A …

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2019 MACHW Awards Nominations

The Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers (MACHW) wants to recognize and honor the outstanding service, dedication, and excellence of individuals and groups of individuals who serve their communities as Community Health Workers (CHWs). In 2019, three awards will be given. The “Outstanding CHW of the Year Award” will recognize one outstanding CHW for her/his/their …

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CHEC Boston Training: HIV & AIDS

What are the behaviors and other factors that put people at risk for HIV infection? Explore ways to educate your clients on risky behaviors, safer sex practices and other reduction strategies. Get up-to-date information abut new tests and treatments.

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Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Training and Education

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:   Discuss the scope of domestic violence and sexual assault (DV/SA) as a public health problem. Discuss key concepts associated with the use of evidence-based practice in providing care to DV/SA patients and mandatory reporting. Review current recommended medications for sexually assaulted patients. Recognize key …

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Lowell: Advanced Motivational Interviewing Training

Lowell Community Health Center’s Community Health Education Center (CHEC) is offering a three-day Advanced Motivational Interviewing for Community Health Workers (CHWs) and CHW Supervisors.  All sessions will be held at CHEC in Lowell on the following dates and times: Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Thursday, June 7, 2018, 9:00 AM – …

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