Eleventh Annual Community Health Worker Conference
Community Health Workers Leading Change at the Forefront of the Community: Being the Change You Want to See
Thursday, August 23, 2018
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Grand Valley State University – L.V. Eberhard Center
301 W. Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504-6495
- Discuss the effects of social injustice in our clients and communities
- Creating educational opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of the Community Health Worker (CHW) in their roles in the community
- Develop techniques to assist Community Health Workers in motivating their clients to make positive life changes
The conference is designed for CHWs. CHWs are known by a variety of names, including village health workers, public health technicians, promotoras, community health advisors, outreach workers, health auxiliaries, health workers, lay health workers, health agents, health promoters, family welfare educators, health volunteers, school health aides, diabetes community health workers and community health aides.