Virtual 13th Annual Community Health Worker Conference

Community Health Workers:
Taking Action and Changing the Community

Over the past few months, communities and organizations across the nation have been impacted by COVID-19. These are unprecedented times and it is our priority to cautiously and responsibly plan for the upcoming Community Health Worker Conference. Key factors that have been considered include conference size and the geographical spread of attendees. In considering these factors along with CDC recommendations, Spectrum Health Healthier Communities has made the decision to hold the Community Health Worker Conference virtually.

Thursday, August 20, 2020
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Conference Objectives:

  • Describe methods to strengthen the professional and personal development of Community Health Workers.
  • Discuss ways to empower community members to make positive life changes.
  • Identify ways to educate Community Health Workers on problem solving strategies to remove the barriers of Social Determinates of Health.

Target Audience

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.

6.0 CHW Continuing Education Hours applied toward your MiCHWA Certification Requirements