Church/faith community setting

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Community Health Workers Offer Culturally Tailored Interactive Workshops and Counseling to Filipino Americans, Leading to Improvements in Medication Adherence and Cardiovascular Risk Factors 02/28/14

Based on a community assessment and input from groups serving the Filipino American community, the Center for the Study of Asian American Health at New York University School of Medicine and the...

Community Health Workers Known as Promotores Enhance Access to Culturally Tailored Services for Elderly, Low-Income Racial/Ethnic Minorities, Leading to Improvements in Mental Health 12/05/13

The Union of Pan Asian Communities manages and oversees the Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services (more commonly known as EMASS) Program, which uses community health workers known as...

Church-Health System Partnership Facilitates Transitions From Hospital to Home for Urban, Low-Income African Americans, Reducing Mortality, Utilization, and Costs 11/29/11

The Congregational Health Network, a partnership between Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and 512 churches in Memphis, supports the transition from hospital to home for church members. Enrolled...

Foundation Supports Rural Stakeholders in Promoting Better Eating and Physical Activity, Leading to Anecdotal Reports of Improved Behaviors and Outcomes 07/11/11

An initiative of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, the Get a Life! program supports schools, churches, local governments, and employers in eight rural Mississippi...

Faith-Based Exercise Program Increased Physical Activity in Older African-American Women 01/24/11

A faith-based exercise program known as Sisters in Motion served older African-American women through their churches. The program, which included 8 weekly sessions followed by 6 monthly “booster”...

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Let's Move! Toolkit for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Organizations 12/14/10

Let’s Move! addresses the epidemic of childhood obesity through a comprehensive approach that engages every sector impacting the health of children and provides schools, families, and communities simple tools to help kids be more active...

HIV/AIDS: A Manual for Faith Communities 05/19/08

This training manual for leaders of African American faith communities can be used to educate community members about the health threat of HIV/AIDS.

Topics include:

  • HIV-prevention training in your faith community
  • ...
Find Youth Info Web Site 12/17/07

This Web site offers Federally-developed interactive tools and other resources to help community organizations and partnerships in their efforts to support youth. Included are tools and resources to help form effective partnerships, assess...

Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs Toolkit 12/17/07

The purpose of this toolkit is to assist State units on aging in revising and updating their nutrition-related regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines. Among the objectives of the toolkit are to provide technical assistance and guidance...

Field Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters 12/17/07

This field manual provides specific and practical suggestions for mental health workers and other human service providers who assist survivors following a disaster.

Topics addressed in this guide include:

  • Introduction
  • Key...

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