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Dialogues about Supportive Care With Community Health Workers (CHW)

Diálogos sobre Atención de Apoyo con Promotores/as de Salud

Community health workers (CHW) and Promotores/as de Salud are joined by chaplains, psychologists, and physicians to discuss psychological, spiritual, and socio-behavioral components of patient care and how supportive care serves patients with life limiting illnesses.  Each conversation is a partnership between a CHW and a health care professional. Some topics are presented in English and other conversations are in Spanish. These conversations are intended for educational purposes as resource for CHW educators and individuals. Dialogues range from 25-50 minutes.

English-language topics include:

  • Conversations with Minority Communities about Palliative and End of Life Care:  A Community Health Worker and Chaplain’s Role and Value
  • Supporting Patients with Patient-Centered Communication Skills
  • Attending to Clients and Their World: A Closer Look at the CHW Relationship

Spanish-language topics include:

  • Promoviendo la salud y el bienestar mental en nuestras comunidades de color: Estrategias para promotores de salud (Promoting mental health and wellbeing in communities of color: Strategies for community health workers)
  • Coming soon (Palliative Care 101:  A Different Kind of Medical Care)

Conversations with Minority Communities about Palliative and End of Life Care: A Community Health Worker and Chaplain's Role and Value

Speakers: Mishca Smith, MDiv., BCC and Kandis Draw, CHW/HAP Foundation

View time:  52 minutes

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Supporting Patients with Patient-Centered Communication Skills

Speakers:  Adlaide Holloway, CHW, and Jim Gerhart, PhD

View time: 23 minutes

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Attending to Clients and Their World: A Closer Look at the CHW Relationship

Speakers: LaKeah Coleman, CHW and Jim Gerhart, PhD

View time:  45 minutes

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Promoviendo la salud y el bienestar mental en nuestras comunidades de color: Estrategias para promotores de salud

Promoting mental health and wellbeing in communities of color: Strategies for community health workers

Speakers:  Maria Rubio Manon, CHW2 and Yasmin Asvat, PhD

View time:  39 minutes

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Cuidados paliativos 101: un tipo diferente de atención médica

Palliative Care 101: A Different Kind of Medical Care

Speakers:  Sahida Martinez, CHW (Enlace), Ilda Hernandez, CHW (Enlace) and Juan Carlos Huerta MD

View time:   1 hour

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Registration Now Open!SPECIALTY-LEVEL PALLIATIVE CARE WEBINAR SERIES

This webinar series will be held from March 15, 2023 – May 24, 2023.  There will be 11 webinars on varying week days at 8:00 - 9:00 am CST. 11 CME/CE are available. Spaces are limited.