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Community health worker program power point presentation- 1-20-2012

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Community health worker program power point presentation- 1-20-2012

  1. 1. COMMUNITY HEALH WORKER TRAINING WORKING CONFERENCE Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, Inc. EL BARRIO/SPANISH HARLEM
  2. 2. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. Our goal as Community health workers is to provide outreach, education, referral and follow-up, case management, advocacy and home visiting services to women who are at highest risk for poor birth outcomes, particularly low-birth weight and infant mortality. The CHWP is targeted to specific communities with high rates of infant mortality, out-of-wedlock births, late or no prenatal care, teen pregnancies and births, and births to low-income women. The programs focus is on getting pregnant women into early and consistent prenatal care and ensuring their families receive primary and preventive health care services. There are 23 programs currently across the state
  3. 3. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC Services are provided by paraprofessionals who live in or are familiar with the community. They create a bridge between providers of health, social and community services and the underserved and hard-to-reach populations within the community. Community health workers (CHW) are trained to provide basic health education and referrals for a wide range of services, and to provide support and assistance in navigating the health and social services system.
  4. 4. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. CHW ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides services to high risk women living in East Harlem, to decrease poor birth outcomes, mainly low-birth weight and infant mortality.  Home visits  Health Education  Case management  Referrals  Follow-ups  Advocacy  In zip codes 10029-10035
  5. 5. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. To conduct intensive outreach efforts to pregnant women, including pregnant women who are uninsured, underinsured and are not involved in prenatal, health or other community services, and other high risk populations living in the target area to help get these women into prenatal and other health care services. We also provide services to other high risk populations living in the East Harlem area such as post partum women and parenting women with children up to one year old. •Street Outreach •Shelters •Hospitals •Health Fairs •Beauty salons •Nail salons •Community Agencies etc.
  6. 6. NORTHE RN MA NHA TTA N PE RINA TA L PA RTNE RSHIP,INC CHW works to develop a relationship with the family during monthly home visits. From the beginning of their pregnancy Throughout infants first year of life.
  7. 7. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. Health Education One on one Educational Workshops Health Education at client’s home
  8. 8. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. We educate women on: •HIV/AIDS Mother-to-Child transmission during pregnancy and Safer sex practices after delivery •Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  9. 9. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. •Prenatal Depression •Post Partum Depression
  10. 10. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. NutritionOral Heath Exercise
  11. 11. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. Lead Poisoning Breastfeeding • Immunization & Prevention • Children Medical Care
  12. 12. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. Substance Abuse Domestic Violence
  13. 13. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. Family Planning Ages and Stages Questionnaires(ASQ)
  14. 14. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPRTNERSHIP, INC. •We assess families, to identify their needs and set goals (short/long term). •Using a strength base approach we help them to overcome obstacles, such as language barriers, lack of services, etc. It can be issues as completing high school education, learning a new language or teach them how to fill out a form.
  15. 15. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC.In addition, we assist families with application, procedures and escorts to different services such as Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Food stamps, WIC, etc. Our goal is to help families to develop the necessary skills and find the needed resources to help them improve their health status, family functioning and promote self-sufficiency.
  16. 16. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC.  We participate in community Events Sickle cell walk
  17. 17. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INCKeep clients engaged in our program is not easy, we encounter challenges that we are able to overcome by : Being creative(budget) Providing Support Groups Organizing Pampering Day’s Participating in Health Fairs Organizing Mother Day Celebrations
  18. 18. Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, Inc Pampering Day
  19. 19. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC Family Day
  20. 20. Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, Inc. MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION
  21. 21. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. Mother’s Day celebration
  22. 22. NORTHERN MANHATTAN PERINATALPARTNERSHIP, INC. Support Group Graduation
  23. 23. NORTHE RN MA NHA TTA N PE RINA TA L PA RTNE RSHIP,INC . “Helping families one at a time”. Programa de Promotoras de Salud Comunitaria Community Health Worker Program 104-106 East 126th Street 4Fl New York, NY 10035 Tel.212-289-8800 Fax. 212-289-8250

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