Improving Linkage and Retention with Community Health Workers

Improving Linkage and Retention with Community Health Workers

Event Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT

Event Type: Webinar / Teleconference

This webinar will focus on how community health workers (CHWs) can be key in reducing barriers to care faced by underserved and hard-to-reach populations, specifically in HIV systems. The session will:

  • Define the role of CHWs.
  • Describe how CHWs are integrated into health care teams.
  • Explain how CHWs function as an integral part of the health care system.

Examples for integrating CHWs in HIV care will be shared.

This webinar is being offered under the HRSA cooperative agreement, Improving Access to Care Using Community Health Workers to Improve Linkage and Retention in HIV Care, with Boston University.