Session 4 Overview: Occupational Definition: Research and Evaluation

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A CHW talking to a room full of people.
The objectives for this session include:

  • Identify the motivation behind the drive for credentialing CHWs
  • Recall oppositions to the credentialing argument
  • Describe certification programs currently in place for CHWs across the United States
  • Identify the impact of credentialing CHWs
  • Describe strengths and weaknesses in current research on CHWs