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Foundations for Community Health Workers, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-06081-9
736 pages
May 2016, Jossey-Bass
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Training, credentialing and employment opportunities for Community Health Workers (CHW) are expanding across the nation. Foundations for Community Health Workers, 2nd Edition provides a practical and comprehensive introduction to essential skills for CHWs, with an emphasis on social justice, cultural humility, and client-centered practice. Real-life case studies and quotes from working CHWs illustrate challenges and successes on the job.

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Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS vii

ABOUT THE AUTHORS  ix

INTRODUCTION xiii

Part 1 Community Health Work: The Big Picture 1

1 THE ROLE OF COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS  3
Darouny Somsanith • Janey Skinner

2 THE EVOLUTION OF THE COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER FIELD IN THE UNITED STATES: THE SHOULDERS WE STAND ON  29
E. Lee Rosenthal • J. Nell Brownstein

3 AN INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH  63
Tim Berthold • Janey Skinner • Sharon Turner

4 HEALTH FOR ALL: PROMOTING HEALTH EQUALITY  83
Janey Skinner • Tim Berthold

5 AN INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE AND HEALTH POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES  109
Len Finocchio • Ellen Wu

Part 2 Core Competencies for Providing Direct Services  133

6 PRACTICING CULTURAL HUMILITY 135
Abby Rincón

7 GUIDING PRINCIPLES 155
Tim Berthold • Edith Guillén-Núñez

8 CONDUCTING INITIAL CLIENT INTERVIEWS  199
Tim Berthold • Mickey Ellinger

9 CLIENT-CENTERED COUNSELING FOR BEHAVIOR CHANGE  221
Tim Berthold • Darouny Somsanith

10 CARE MANAGEMENT 259
Tim Berthold • Craig Wenzl • Emily Marinelli

11 HOME VISITING  299
Craig Wenzl • Tim Berthold • Emily Marinelli

Part 3 Enhancing Professional Skills  319

12 STRESS MANAGEMENT AND SELF CARE 321
Joani Marinoff • Tim Berthold • Sal Núñez

13 CONFLICT RESOLUTION SKILLS  345
Darlene Weide • Joani Marinoff • Tim Berthold

14 PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: GETTING A JOB, KEEPING A JOB, AND GROWING ON THE JOB  369
Amber Straus • Rhonella C. Owens • Tim Berthold • Jeni Miller

Part 4 Applying Core Competencies to Key Health Issues 391

15 PROMOTING THE HEALTH OF FORMERLY INCARCERATED PEOPLE  393
Donna Willmott

16 INTRODUCTION TO CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT 419
Tim Berthold • Jill Tregor • David Spero

17 PROMOTING HEALTHY EATING AND ACTIVE LIVING  457
Tim Berthold • Jill Tregor

18 UNDERSTANDING TRAUMA AND SUPPORTING THE RECOVERY OF SURVIVORS  487
Tim Berthold • Janey Skinner

Part 5 Working with Groups and Communities  547

19 HEALTH OUTREACH 549
Craig Wenzl • Tim Berthold • Emily Marinelli

20 FACILITATING COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION TRAININGS  577
Jill Tregor

21 GROUP FACILITATION 601
Philip Colgan • Joani Marinoff • Tim Berthold

22 COMMUNITY DIAGNOSIS  633
Susana Hennessey Lavery • Mele Lau-Smith • Alma Avila • Janey Skinner • Jill Tregor • Tim Berthold

23 COMMUNITY ORGANIZING AND ADVOCACY  665
Alma Avila • Janey Skinner

VIDEO INDEX 689

AUTHOR INDEX 693

SUBJECT INDEX 697

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Author Information

TIM BERTHOLD is a faculty member with the Health Education Department at City College of San Francisco. He has worked with community health workers in public health and educational settings for more than twenty-five years.

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