Community Health Workers Toolkit


Community Health Workers Toolkit


The Community Health Workers Toolkit is designed to help rural communities evaluate opportunities for developing a community health worker program, and to provide resources and best practices developed by successful community health worker programs. Through eight modules, the toolkit offers tools and resources to develop and implement programs for using community health workers in local programs.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to community health workers
  • Program models
  • Training approaches
  • Program implementation
  • Planning for sustainability
  • Measuring program impacts
  • Disseminating best practices
  • Program clearinghouse


Rural Health Information Hub

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Rural Health Policy


Original Summary: August 2012
Last Updated: 01/27/16

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