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CHEC Boston Training: Prostate Health

African American men suffer the highest prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates among men of all racial and ethnic backgrounds in the U.S. The question is why? Learn about the risk factors and early detection. Explore effective ways to educate your clients and help them understand that knowledge is the best defence against prostate cancer.

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CHEC Boston Training: Promoting Community Preparedness

Community Health Workers are uniquely placed to support community resilience. This module uses a scenario-based approach to build upon the knowledge and experience of participants to increase their capacity to support their communities before, during and after an emergency. Participants will be introduced to key emergency preparedness concepts.

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Training by CHEC: Substance Abuse

  Explore your attitudes toward addiction and addicts. Develop skills for working effectively with addicts. Learn about the theories of addiction, approaches to treatment and the recovery process. $50 for full day training (9:30AM- 3:30PM)

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Training by CHEC: Domestic Violence

How do we screen for abuse in a relationship? How do we offer help? Learn about the forms of abuse, the cycle of violence, and the abusers. Learn about risk assessments, saftey plans, and available resources. $25 for half day training (9:30AM-12:30PM)

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WEBINAR: The Role of Community Health Workers in Chronic Disease Management and Behavioral Health in Rural Areas

Join the New England QIN-QIO in partnership with Rural Health Roundtable for Session Three of this 6-part series. Community Health Workers (CHWs) have a unique understanding of the experience, language, culture, and socioeconomic status of the patients they serve. They play an important role in improving health and addressing the social conditions that impact health …

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Training: Creating Successful Youth-Adult Partnerships

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 09:00am – 12:00pm Presented by the Community Health Training Institute Topics: Youth development approach, creating strong youth-adult partnerships; relationship building with youth Location: Worcester, MA Description: Building off the webinar “Engaging Youth in Your Work,” this training will explore strategies for actively engaging and retaining youth members in your coalition work. We will go …

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Training: Community Organizing

Wednesday, February 07, 2018, 09:00am – 12:00pm Presented by the Community Health Training Institute Topics: How to engage different community members (hard to reach members, elders, etc.); basic organizing tips Location: Worcester, MA Description: This training will equip participants with an organizing framework and basic tools needed to mobilize their community. Participants will get an opportunity to practice …

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Call for Nominations: 2018 MACHW Awards

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 2018, 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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