Follow-up Resources from Organizational Skills Class
Links to videos about CHW/PNs
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation grantee story
Go with community health worker Sheena Loth on the job with Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association in Rochester, MN
immigrant wellness, social connectedness, community health workers, Blue Cross Foundation
Critical Links: Community Health Workers
This program produced by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation introduces several of Minnesota’ outstanding community health workers, their work and successes. CHWs link diverse communities with the health care system.
Vision y Compromiso: Promotoras and Community Health Workers Network
The role of Promotoras as community leaders, visionaries and the bridge between social services and community.
Rural Desk: Community Health
Dept of Public Health in support of community health workers
Geoff Wilkinson, Senior Policy Advisor at the MA Department of Public Health (DPH), speaks to the importance of community health workers (CHWs), and requests that the MA legislature pass a bill (H4130) to establish a board of certification of CHWs.
Influence State Policy An Act to Establish a Board of Certification of Community Health Workers has been passed by the House and Senate and was signed into law by Governor Patrick on September 7, 2010.
Ethical Issues In Nursing – Respect: Dignity, Autonomy, and Relationships
Follow-up Resources from Documentation Skills Class
For information about testing to become a contract interpreter or translator with the U.S. State Department, contact:
U.S. Department of State, Office of Language Services, 2401 E St. NW., SA-1, Room H1400, Washington, DC 20522.
Information on obtaining a position as an interpreter and translator with the Federal Government is available from the Office of Personnel Management through USAJOBS, the Federal Government’s official employment information system. This resource for locating and applying for job opportunities can be accessed through the Internet at https://www.usajobs.gov/ or through an interactive voice response telephone system at (703) 724–1850 or TDD (978) 461–8404. These numbers are not toll free, and charges may result.
Job fairs for Interpreter jobs are usually held a few times a year. Jobs for interpreters are usually available on a part time or per-diem basis. There are organizations who have dedicated interpreters. One can search for places that hire interpreters and check in with them about available jobs.
IMIA website is a good source to access jobs and related resources as well at www.imiaweb.org
Follow-up Resources from Service Coordination Skills Class