Community Trust and Credibility (Cont.) Community vs. Employer Accountability

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Two CHWs talking to each other.
Community trust and credibility are current issues within the CHW workforce.

This leads some to ask the question:

  • How do CHWs balance meeting institutional goals with maintaining community credibility?
  • CHWs and promotores
    • Originally promotores were accountable only to the community
    • Some see promotores as fundamentally different
  • Continuum of accountability