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Community Health Worker Roles and Responsibilities (PDF)

This three-page tool was adapted from A Summary of The National Community Health Advisor Study, (The Annie E. Casey Foundation) for use by the Open Door Health Center in Homestead, FL. It describes some of the key roles and responsibilities that a health center or program might desire when working with community health workers.

Author site: Open Door Health Center I 2006

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*Community health workers (including lay health workers, lay health educators, promotoras and coaches)

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