Annual Meeting 2017

Sustaining Michigan CHWs Professionally, Programmatically, and Financially

with the Education, Advocacy, and Policy Collaborative Statewide Convening

Thank you to all the Community Health Workers (CHWs), organizational partners, and other stakeholders who joined us at Lansing Community College West in Lansing, MI on April 28, 2017 for MiCHWA’s annual gathering.

2017 Meeting Agenda: Objectives
  • Enhance knowledge and understanding about CHW education, programming, and professional development
  • Share MiCHWA’s progress this year in working to sustain the CHW profession in Michigan
  • Describe evidence for CHW models to improve outcomes and save costs
  • Engage multiple audiences in problem solving around CHW sustainability by creating a sense of commitment and community, identifying action steps, and making recommendations

View the full agenda here


This Year’s Presentations

Preserving and Strengthening the “Value Added” from the CHW Model

  • Dr. Noelle Wiggins & Keara Rodela, slides here
    Breakout Session

  • Medication Adherence: The Team Approach, slides here
  • Using Popular Education to Prepare CHWs for Their Role as Agents of Social Change, slides here
  • The Evidence is In: CHWs are Chronic Disease Health Brokers, slides here
    Panel: A Vision for Michigan

  • Jaye Clement, Henry Ford Health System, slides here
  • Maureen Kirkwood, Health Net of West Michigan, slides here
  • Stevi Riel, Mercy Health, slides here
  • Sheila Wilson, Priority Health, slides here