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CHEC Boston Training: Mental Health

How do you identify a mental health issue, the level of risk and determine what is in the client’s best interest? Discuss common signs and symptoms of mental heatlh problems and techniques for working with clients resistant to seeking services and handling crisis intervention.

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CHEC Boston Training: Breast Cancer

One of the leading women’s health issues today is breast cancer. It is also the most commonly diagnosed and deadliest cancer among African American women. This mod- ule explores risk factors and age guidelines for mammograms. The module also proivdes information about the health care system for treatment options for your clients.

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2018 Awards Given at Annual CHW Conference

The Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers (MACHW) announced and recognized 3 outstanding awardees from across the Commonwealth on May 3, 2018 at the 9th Annual Community Health Worker Conference held in Norwood, MA. MACHW wanted to recognize and honor the outstanding service, dedication, and excellence of individuals and groups of individuals who serve their …

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The 6th State of Asian Women’s Health in MA Conference

Conference Goals * Increase stakeholders’ understanding of MassHealth Accountable Care Organizations and their impact on population health, in particular – Asian women’s health; * Highlight challenges and opportunities for ACOs delivering culturally relevant programs and services to Asian women; * Facilitate cross-sectoral collaboration to identify solutions to bridge service gaps and reduce health disparities among Asian …

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CHEC Lowell Training: Recognizing Signs of Problem Gambling

This training is designed to help Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Massachusetts understand problem gambling and learn about the resources available to assist clients who may experience issues related to problem gambling. Gambling is unlike most other addictions in that it is often “hidden” from view. The immediate effects of a gambling addiction are not readily …

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Annual Community Health Worker Conference

Join us at the 9th Annual Community Health Worker Conference   View event website View agenda and breakout descriptions Register for this event REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Friday, April 27, 2018 “Uniting for Action” 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 …

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Southeast: CHW Core Competency Training

Justice Resource Institute is holding a comprehensive 80 hour Core Competency training series for Community Health Workers in the Southeast. This course will meet regularly over several months and participants are expected to attend all sessions. The course is sponsored by the Greater New Bedford Allies and the Southcoast CHW Training Collaborative. Dates are as …

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Boston training: Racial Equity

Achieving racial equity requires society’s systems and markets to perform equally well for different racial and ethnic groups. Unfortunately, the data for most of our systems and markets do not currently show equity or parity for our most disenfranchised racial and ethnic groups. This training will explore how institutional or customary practices, whether intentional or …

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