Certified Community Health Worker (CCHW)

What is a Certified Community Health Worker?

A certified community health worker (CCHW) is a frontline public health worker who is a trusted member of and/or has a close understanding of the community served. This trusting relationship enables the CHW to serve as a liaison between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.

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