On Thursday, May 2, AAPCHO convened a webinar detailing the essential role of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in providing youth services. Speaker shared about building trust and delivering culturally-responsive and identity-affirming care strategies through cultural farming practices, traditional arts, and peer outreach to ensure that youth have access to care.

Learning Objectives:

After this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the ES workforce providers who may conduct SDOH assessments with youth;
  • Highlight the value of youth-serving staff and impact on patient access to care; and
  • Demonstrate the impact of youth-informed social interventions.

Moderator: 

  • Nashia Choudhury, MPH, Director of Programs, Health Care Transformation, AAPCHO

Speaker: 

  • Jocelyn Howard, MSW, Chief Executive Officer, We Are Oceania

Intended Audience:

Community Health Workers, patient navigators, other enabling services (ES) providers, clinical staff interfacing with ES workforce, and health data analysts as a primary audience. Secondary audience is leadership (e.g operations, finance, and health IT).

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