Directory of WA Portal resources for community health workers and community-based workers

WA Portal offers a deep and varied array of resources intended to support a range of health workers. This page is intended to assist community-based workers and community health workers access materials across this site.

Cardiovascular Health

The Heart Disease, Stroke, and Diabetes Prevention Program at the state Department of Health provides training on cardiovascular health that supports providers seeking to use community health workers in diverse communities.

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Community Health Worker Leadership Committee

The Community Health Worker (CHW) Leadership Committee is a statewide, multi-stakeholder group representative of Washington state and our diverse communities. Most members are Community Health Workers (CHWs) and representatives of several CHW networks across the state.

Eastern Washington Community Health Worker (CHW) Network

Community Health Workers from various organizations and communities throughout Eastern Washington are connecting to each other and resources for those who are impacted in our region.

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Video resources for Community-based Workers and CHWs

This page is intended to help community-based workers recognize the challenges people are facing, how to provide needed support, and who to refer to when someone needs specific kinds of help. The page offers resources such as webinars and videos in English and Spanish that are designed to share with family, friends, neighbors, and clients:

Supporting people in crisis

Caring for ourselves and our community members

Learning to use technology