Below you will find the CHW Workforce Assessment reports. The purpose of the reports is to assess the passing of the CHW Voluntary Certification into law in 2018, a legislative measure, which laid the groundwork for the advancement of the CHW workforce in the state of Arizona. The rulemaking process is Core Competencies: the foundations of the CHW Workforce Communication Relationship Building Service Coordination Capacity Building Advocacy Education and Facilitation Assessment Outreach Professional Conduct Knowledge Base expected to be completed by the end of 2021, at which point the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) will begin the process of administering CHW Voluntary Certification. At this juncture, CHW may become eligible for reimbursement through Medicaid/AHCCCS, which will dramatically change the professional landscape for CHWs in Arizona. The objective of the CHW Workforce Assessment was to understand the current employment and compensation landscape for the Community Health Worker Workforce in Arizona to identify priorities for workforce development and sustainability. The assessment can be used as a baseline in efforts to evaluate the effect of voluntary certification on the CHW workforce in Arizona.
CHW workforce assessments: