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

Conference Objectives:

  • 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

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.

5.0 CHW Continuing Education Hours applied toward your MiCHWA Certification Requirements

View past conference presentations here.