Community Health Worker Training

Home Visiting Safety

This presentation identifies strategies for safe home visits by discussing personal safety, the do’s and don’ts when home visiting, hostile client situations and safety surrounding mental health issues with clients.

Maintaining Professional Boundaries: Home Visiting

This presentation provides a guide for home visiting staff on safe interaction with clients. The importance of professional boundary is examined with emphasis on recognizing when boundaries have been crossed and identifying ways to restore boundaries. 

Redefining the Role of the CHW

This presentation navigates the role of Community Health Workers and the progress that has been made at a national/state level. The presentation is designed for CHW staff. Various topics include, but are not limited to, effective communication, professionalism, setting priorities and professional growth.

Safety for Fall-Risk Clients

This presentation identifies safety tips for clients to decrease the risk of falls and provides a list of available resources for clients at risk.

Starting Your CHW off Right

Discussion is facilitated in an effort to create an understanding for the role of community health workers. The presentation explores opportunities to develop staff throughout the community.

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Contact Information

Please call the Healthier Communities Professional Development and Training team at 616.391.3310 for more information or to schedule a presentation.