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My name is Alexa Shafer and I have been with Traverse Health Clinic for two years. I have been the Enrollment and Eligibility Specialist for a year and a half, and then in the last six months I took on the title of Community Health Worker. I mostly assist my clients with applying for Medicaid and the Marketplace as well as find resources around the Northern Michigan Area.
My name is Yewande Olanrewaju and I am from Nigeria. I am currently living in the US with my family. I worked with the ministry of health in Nigeria as a Health Educator/Community Health Worker. In the U.S. I earned an associate degree in science and a certificate as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). I am not currently working but I have worked as a Nursing Aide/Home health caregiver. I hope to have the training in the fall so I will be able to become a certified Community Health Worker in the United States.
I been a Community Health Worker with United Physicians since 2019. I provide a variety of resources for the patients and providers we serve. It is a fulfilling career and I enjoy the work I do as a CHW.
-Anthony Retka, CHW
Community Health Worker
Have worked as a CHW for Mid Michigan District Health Department for 3 years. I'am also certified as a SOAR Navigator.
I am a new Community Health Navigator for the Lenawee County Health Department. Excited to be able to help the people of my community.
I am currently one of the first CHWs in office at a Spectrum Health Clinic in Grand Rapids. I am getting my MPH and this job opportunity has taught me so much and I am excited to continue helping the community.
Community Health workers of Strong Beginning Program at Mercy Health Saint Mary's / Trinity Health.
My career as a CHW is to help patients develop health management plans and goals . follow-up with health management/ Care plans with both patients and providers. Coash patients in effective management of their chronic health conditions and self-care. Assist patients in understanding care plans and instruction.
Stephen is a devoted person to his community. Willing to learn and bring new ideas to uplift and bring positive information to the people.
This will be a new start for me
I'm happy to announce that I am a CHW on a Master's level. I went through the course and have acquired pertinent knowledge for success as CHW. My educational/experience may make me a valuable asset to your organization i.e. motivational interviewing techniques; grief counselling; and active listening.
Harm Reduction Navigator; HIV/STI Test Counselor; Outreach Specialist
Disability Advocate for Native Americans in Chippewa, Alger, Mackinac, Luce, and Schoolcraft
My involvement with MiCHWA consists of gaining my CHW certification and having the opportunity to survey and interview the community on the benefits becoming vaccinated. This contributes the data needed to provide communities with proper resources and access. My relationships with the public school system, rehabilitation programs, churches and community organizations will aide in gaining resources needed for CHW's to better serve their community. As an Officer in the Order of the Eastern Stars, I have experience in maintaing order, dignity and being a positive representative. I am a self-starter, well organized, creative, excellent written, verbal and technical communication skills also dedicated and a hard worker. I will contribute these skill sets as well as others from my certifications in Covid-19, Mental Health First Aide, Climate Change and Cirriculum and Effective Communication.
Started my second career working with the Washtenaw County Health Department at the beginning of the Covid 19 pandemic in early 2021 helping get people vaccinated. Moved on to work with Packard Health p/t doing the same thing from November 2021 to end of July 2022. During my time with the health department and Packard Health I also worked pop up vaccination events on the weekends as well as tabling events at local festivals to get the word out about Covid vaccinations. I became a certified CHW in March 2022. Started working as a certified CHW for the health department on August 1, 2022.
I am a Cradle Community Health Worker operating under the YWCA of Kalamazoo, MI. I work with many organizations in Kalamazoo to connect pregnant and parenting families to resources to support their families, in the pursuit to reduce infant mortality.
I have a Bachelor's Degree in Public Health from Western Michigan University with a minor in Addiction Studies. I am a Certified Community Health Worker through MiCHWA, and a Certified Health Education Specialist through NCHEC.
Lisa Walker is a Community Health Representative for the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Fulton, Michigan. Being a tribal member gives her a unique perspective when serving the tribal community. She is a new to the Community Health Representative role and has been diving in to training and educational opportunities. Despite being new to the postion, Ms. Walker has wasted no time in getting out and serving the NHBP community through community health efforts such as outreach, providing advocacy, case management, care coordination, direct care, health education, social and emotional support, and building capacity. She is helping to further define the role of CHR within NHBP and is passionate about making certain that the services offered are accessible to all tribal members. Ms. Walker holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations, a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration, and is currently pursing her Masters in Public Health.
I have been a CHW since 2017.
MI Choice Waiver Housing Coordinator
I became a certified CHW in 2017. I worked as a Medical Case manager the past 4yrs in a respite program and the last year in homeless shelter.I am currently lead CHW for Wayne health.
I am a CHW for the Parenting Communities program at BLDHD. I provide support for families in Leelanau County with children ages 0-6 through home visiting, connection to resources, playgroups, and community events. "Helping us all be the parents we dream of being"
Community Connector for Molina Healthcare since May 2020 and certified MiCHWA Community Health Worker since Dec 2021! I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Human Sexuality from Eastern Michigan University. I reside in Ferndale, MI, and I work with Molina members throughout all of Michigan. My favorite part of my work is when I hear members say "you have been so helpful and made me feel better"! Being a source of light in the world and uplifting others is my passion.
Supportive Community Outreach Worker with a knack for reaching out to clients and families.In order to assist in the gaining of independence and the accomplishment of goals. Broad experience working with at-risk populations to overcome substance abuse, obtain housing and manage mental health issues. Strong understanding of the specific needs of the homeless.
CHW at Genesee Community Health Access Program (CHAP).
I am a Certified Community Health Worker CCHW. I am also the creator of TY Virtual Office Services LLC. We are a virtual front office staff for any business/ company in the US, and also a support service for any individual that is in need of support mentally, or emotionally with resources of help or seeking an advocate. This is a company that is seeking to help and provide a peace of mind. Remember! any questions you may have, feel free to contact me anytime. I look forward to speaking with you.
I am Janasia Lewis- Community Health Worker.
I have been working in the field of community health for 5 years specializing in healthy aging seniors, family navigation, and autism testing. Prior to this, women, children, and early childhood development were my area of focus.
As you can see, I am community oriented. I strive to contribute to the overall health of our community servicing all ages from youth to senior.
I am truly interested in broadening my educational horizons as a recent CHW graduate under cohort 84.
It is my dream to fill our community with the needed knowledge to stay healthy and become self sufficient. With dedicated individuals like my self servicing those in need, we can meet the overall CHW core consensus (C3).
I have made it my mission to provide quality care with a positive attitude. I am excited to take my skills and experience on a new journey.
I hope to hear back form you soon!
Family Navigator with Genesee Health System. I began working here in 2016 as a community member with lived experience with the Flint Water Crisis.
I have 6 years experience working with individuals and families affected by the Flint Water Crisis. During these 6 years I would step my feet into Outreach, Family supports/advocacy, Healthy living, family engagement, Mental health, grief, suicide prevention, mental health first aid, neuropsychology testing, homelessness and guiding others to live their best quality of life. I look forward to putting all this eclectic insight into my CHW role.
Strong Beginnings CHW
I am a CHW at the Family Health Center in Kalamazoo Michigan
My role is to help facilitate member's of our community to find strength and comfort in their lives. My goal is to provide anyone in need with the basic support they may need to achieve their goals. We all need support.
Currently employed as the Community Health Worker covering all 5 of our Health Center sites/clinics
Currently I am working for Genesee Community Health Center as a Care Manager for Opioid Reduction Programs.
I work as a CHW for a program called Community Connection at the Health Department. We try to help the community find whatever resources they may need.
I am a Community Health Worker from Ohio, but work in Michigan servicing Monroe and Lenawee counties. I hope to bring peace of mind to those in need.
I currently work at McLaren Health Plan as an Outreach Coordinator. A lot of the work we do coincides with the work of a CHW, so it only made sense to take the CHW certification. I enjoy helping others around me and in the community.
Community Health Worker
I work at Great Lakes Recovery Centers Escanaba Outpatient office as a Peer Engagement specialist. My CHW training has given me tools to better help my clients on their road to recovery from substance use disorders and move toward a healthier lifestyle.
I am a person in long-term recovery. I am a State Certified Peer Recovery Coach. I am also Certified in SMART Recovery. I am very passionate about helping others who suffer from any kind of addiction.
Caring Lactation Counselor with advanced knowledge and passion for natural health care practices. Experienced developing and implementing several individual breastfeeding plans for new mothers. Skillful conducting classes and creating breastfeeding educational resources for patients and general community.
Certified Case Manager and Community Health Worker.
Specializes in chronic illness. Provides technical assistance for identifying affordable, safe housing.
Working with Elderly population to assess their needs to allow them ability to access available community resources to remain living in their own homes for as long as possiblew.
I work with senior citizens focused on keeping them in their homes.
I have volunteered through The Disability Network in Flint, this is where I learned about the CHW certification program. I recently completed the program, and am excited to find a career in this field. Previously I worked in a nursing home in Dietary. I've always just loved helping people, and am excited to see where this could take me.
I am a Self-Sufficiency Advisor for TrueNorth Community Services, working in Montcalm, Mecosta, and Ionia County.
I work for True North Community Services as a Self Sufficiency Advisor for Mason, Lake, Manistee and Oceana Co.
Community Connector Program
I am CHW, currently working for Honor Community Health. My daily routing are assisted patients for their needs and HIV data.
I am a Parent Coach for Baby Scholars. I am also a CHW and advocator for my families.
My Name is Esther I'm a community Health worker.
I am an experienced Community Health Worker. She has been a Community Health worker at Spectrum Health for the past 16 years. She is both dedicated and passionate with the population she works with. She strives for mothers to get the prenatal care they deserve and for positive birth out comes.
Natalia loves spending time with her family and enjoying the summer weather at any beach.
If you’d like to get in touch with Natalia:
I am a Community Health Worker, with a Maternal Infant Health Program. I am very grateful, to have the opportunity to work with mothers and their babies, it is an honor to be part of a woman’s life during her prenatal stages and seeing how their babies meet their developmental milestones. I enjoy advocating for my client’s health and community needs and take honor in helping to reduce health disparities in the unserved communities for African American and Latino families. My goal is to encourage and empower families by providing health education and building a trusting relationship.
As a CHW, I have spent almost 8 years in disease prevention serving Kent Co.
I am currently employed with Molina Healthcare of Michigan as a Community Connector. I enjoy working in the Community, servicing Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County area. I became a Community Health Worker in 2019, enjoy taking webinar classes to strengthen my ability to serve the Community.
MDHHS - Community Information Exchange Task Force member.
Strong proponent of health equity, digital equity and inclusion. Providing cultural training on Middle Eastern populations.
Focused on addressing health equity, inclusion, digital literacy, racial bias and all barriers of social determinants of health (SDoH) in our communities, Some of which are especially complex.
Extensive work in serving refugees clients and of immigrant backgrounds from my lived experience.
Working with clients throughout the state of Michigan including Midland, Bay, Wayne, Oakland, Washtenaw, Macomb, Saint Clair Livingston, Monroe, Genesee, Saginaw, Ottawa, Lapeer and Kent counties.
Founder of Superior Housing Solutions. Superior Housing Solutions: a 501c3 non-profit based in Marquette, MI
◦ We exist to assure that all vulnerable individuals, including those who are homeless and/or near homeless, have access to supportive housing that is safe, affordable, accessible and appropriate to promote self-actualization in an inclusive and supportive community.
We currently offer:
❖ Street Outreach
❖ Recovery Coaching
❖ Supported Housing
❖ Recovery Housing
❖ Work Force Development
I am cuurently working as the Youth Career Advisor and JMG Specialist for MichiganWorks Region 7B. I work with young adults ages 16-24 in Clare, Gladwin and Arenac Counties. I assist in removing barriers so that they are able to achieve their educational and career goals.
Previously employed at Cherry Health in Grand Rapids as a CHW in March 2021. I currently am working as a Supports Coordinator for Senior Resources in Muskegon which is where I reside. I loved working at Cherry Health! I could not do the commute during the winter. I am happy with Senior Resources for giving me an opportunity to learn more about elder care services. I am bilingual and speak Spanish. I enjoy serving my community. I worked for the State of Michigan as an Eligibility Specialist for over 9 years so am familiar with many programs the community needs.
I am the Education & Registry Manager for MiCHWA. Please email me with questions or just to say "Hi" at email@example.com!
I am a marketing and public health outreach professional. While my professional background is in corporate advertising, marketing and sales, I made a career transition in 2014 and started a new adventure as the founding Executive Director of Global Health Charities (www.globalhealthcharities.org).
In 2018, our family was transferred to Cincinnati for a 3-year commitment. While I remained a very active board member at Global Health Charities, I also pursued certification as a Community Health Worker through Health Care Access Now and the Ohio Board of Nursing, further advancing my knowledge and skills in overall health care, social services, individual and community advocacy, and health education.
Now back in Michigan permanently, I am exploring opportunities where I can help an organization or cause and put my marketing, advocacy and relationship-building skills to work.
Please contact me at 248/318-9013 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am a CHW , I've been working as a CHW for almost 1 year. I connect with Pts and assist with coordinating appointments. I also Outreach to the communities by performing covid testing during different Community events.
Hey everyone, my name is My'a! I'm a wife, student, mentor, and community health worker. I like to think of us as the "glue" we connect our patients to their providers by assisting them in the barriers they face on a daily basis that prevent them from accessing primary care. Anything our patient need we are here to serve them no matter the circumstances! Breaking barriers, closing gaps, and serving the underserved!! I'm the founder of PCOS Women of Michigan which offers a support system to all women and women who are diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, spread awareness, and highlight the importance of self-care and self-love. Looking forward to connecting with you all!!
Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education. MiCHWA Certified Community Health Worker representing the UP MOM Model grant of the Upper Peninsula.
Strong Beginnings employs community health workers (CHW) to meet with parents in their homes or other convenient locations to offer social support, education and encouragement throughout their pregnancies and the first 18 months of their babies’ lives. The CHWs work with nurses and social workers and connect families to needed resources.
Program participants also have access to behavioral health services through individual counseling and weekly support groups. Breastfeeding support groups and numerous parenting and education programs are offered to the community at large.
Our Strong Fathers fatherhood initiative offers individual support for male partners, weekly discussion groups for men, and father-child activities. The Padres Fuertes initiative offers services to Spanish-speaking men.
Finally, Strong Beginnings works to promote racial equity and improve the overall system of care by addressing factors that affect maternal-child health, factors such as access to care, transportation, housing, father engagement, and racism.
I became a certified Community Health Worker on December of 2020. I am a University of Michigan Alumna hoping to pursue my Masters in Public Health in the near future.
I am a Community Health Coordinator for the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department, Parenting Communities Program. Our program is a free, universal program for families in Leelanau County with children ages birth to age 6. We bring families together through playgroups, community events, and home visits. Our goal is to help parents be the parents they dream of being by building on the strengths within the family.
I am a Community Health Worker for the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department, Parenting Communities Program. Our program is a free, universal program for families in Leelanau County with children ages 0-5 years old. We bring families together through playgroups, community events, and home visits. Our goal is to help parents be the parents they dream of being by building on the strengths within the family.
My role as a community health worker involves patient outreach & making sure patients have access to their PCP and ways of transportation and resources for help.
I am a community health outreach worker. I call patients to schedule appointments in order to satisfy HEDIS measures from insurances. I also offer resources to patients who need it.
Certified Community Health worker and Certified Medical Assistant
Bilingual CHW at Grace Health FQHC
Michigan community health worker alliance
I am currently a Lead CHW for Advantage Health Center in Detroit. I have earned a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Health Care Administration.
Recovery Coach/Peer Support/ Community Health Worker at Community Mental Health of Ottawa County
CHW Extraordinare! In belief of what I do as a Child of The God of Israel, A Daughter, A Sister, A Aunt, A Mother, A Friend and CHW, it's the Trust that I bring and hold in my heart that there is No unimportant person - with help, Advocacy, Building that trust and meeting people where they are that makes me to be the Best me I can be for myself and others; with a plethora of skills - directly an ability to communicate with others. I am at your service reach out to me for more information. "Peace"
Community worker since 2014
Diane works at the Cassopolis Family Clinic and has been a Community Health Worker for 5 years.
I am a certified Community Health Worker and I LOVE it!! I work for Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department. I serve in Benzie, Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties. I am also a Public Health Tech and serve in many capacities as needed.
I have been a CHW since 2017 and have loved every minute of it. Prior to 2017 I didn't know CHW's existed. I was introduced by my CEO because he thought I'd be a good fit and he was absolutely right. As a result of being a CHW I have also seen personal growth in starting my own business and focusing on overall self improvement so that I can live what I teach.
I am based out of Marquette County but cover the entire Upper Peninsula.
I am a proud CHW @ Alcona Health Center. I have been a CHW since 2015. I love what i do, I love helping our community.
Stacey works at the Niles Community Health Center and has been a CHW for 5 years.
Currently work for MDHHS in the Long Term Care Policy division, as the Civil Monetary Penalty Grant Manager
Work in Public Health
Community Health Worker
I am a community health worker at dhd#10
I am a Community Health Representative for the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Fulton, Michigan. I have over 30 years of experience in community health, providing advocacy, care coordination, direct care, health education, social support, capacity building and case management. I received my Associate Degree in Human Services from Kellogg Community College and I am a certified Community Health Worker through Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance. I have been a strong advocate for CHW/CHRs during my time with NHBP and have contributed to and promoted assessment and evaluation of the CHR role and scope of practice within NHBP. I have also created and developed culturally tailored group activities for adults with ability limitations at NHBP. I am also a member of the CHW Common Indicators Project Leadership Team whose main purpose is to contribute to the integrity, sustainability, and viability of CHW programs through the collaborative development and adoption of a set of common process and outcome indicators for CHW practice.
Certified Community Health Worker
Helping people to build their best lives with common tools is my expertise.
I am a xennial native of Saginaw, Michigan's Cathedral District, and I am on a mission to promote empowerment within my community. I am a purpose driven visionary, innovator, and a catalyst for progress. I am committed to excellence, delivering high quality customer service, and leading by example to produce winning results. I am dedicated to assisting with emergency preparedness, advocacy for under resourced and vulnerable populations, and the expansion of universal equity and equality in the 21st century. I am the future.
As a community health worker, I have been able to combine the desire to meet the call for helping others with the ability to network with community partners and national leaders to engineer positive change in social determinants of health (SODH). With training from the Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance, I have been able to successfully implement The Triple Aim: improving the patient experience, improving population health, and reducing the per capita cost of health care. My impact as part of the front line team with the Saginaw Pathways To Better Health project resulted in The Saginaw Community Care HUB achieving national recognition by becoming one of only three certified hubs from across the country (2014).
I work as a Native American Services Lead for Superior Alliance for Independent Living. My work involves collaborating with tribal communities to provide services to rural areas in the Upper Peninsula. I have been in my position as an Advocate for almost three years and was just promoted to Lead.
14 Years of Customer service experience and 7 of those years selling Health and Life Insurance. I have been a CHW since 2014 and since then I have worked as a case manager working on client goals and providing education with a focus on Health Care. Extreme extrovert who enjoys working for our community!
I am a disability advocate and community health worker at Superior Alliance for Independent Living.
I am currently at CHW for Molina Healthcare inc. I've been CHW certified since 2019. My passion is helping members of our community navigate social determinates of health.
I have been working in the Mental Health field for over twenty years, and now am working also in the physical health side as a CHW. I'm also a Certified Peer Support Specialist.
HI, I work for the KBIC Indian Community here in Baraga Mi. I have been a CHW since Fall of 2018. I previously was the transporter for our health center but given the opportunity to take the CHW course and learn to explore more for our patients of the tribal Health System in whether it's putting on programs, teaching a service I have been trained in, scheduling appointments and helping them get assistance for transportation, gas card.
I have worked as a CHW for 6 years
My main duties are helping clients find resources in my community, I keep up-to-date records for all resources. I also work directly with Grant agencies to maintain a fund for food and gas cards as needed, they also help with equipment, clothing, bedding or anything else that comes up including utility bills, purchasing a post office box and many more. I also go to the main food banks and pick up and deliver to client's home that do not have transportation. I take families shopping for children's clothing through another grant agency.
Started working for Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center in Gwinn, MI in 2016. Worked as a Care Coordinator for the Care Team and was in charge of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Navigation Program through MPCA and MDHHS. Then transitioned to doing Integration and being a Health Coach for Behavioral Health. Was a Care Manager for the SPIRIT study in coordination with the University of Washington and University of Michigan. Currently, I am a Behavioral Health Case Manager. My duties include managing behavioral health counselors and MAT case loads. Additional responsibilities include coordinating and implementing a Youth SBIRT grant, STEPS study with the University of Washington, and a zero suicide curriculum grant.
Peer Support Specialist/Peer Recovery Coach/Community Health Worker.
A MiCHWA certified community health worker currently on the clinical medical management team. I provide transition of care coordination and health education, while assessing and addressing the social determinants of health. Experience in behavioral and public health on both micro and mezzo levels. I am a creative thinker, skilled in motivational interviewing, developing plans of care, community engagement, facilitating groups, and conversational Spanish. An independent self-starter as well as a team player. Strong healthcare services professional and certified recovery coach. Certified SMART Recovery facilitator. Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Northern Michigan University and previously graduated from Wayne State University with a Bachelor of Arts focusing on English Literature.
I have been an CHW for over 28 years. It is more than a career it is a mission to leave a legacy to help people of all walks of life.
I have over 10 years of experience working in health care and health insurance. I am a certified pharmacy technician with specialty pharmacy experience and a background in social work. I worked in the field as a Community Health Worker for four years working primarily in Flint and Saginaw in Michigan. I now work for United Healthcare and outreach Medicaid members to assist with HEDIS and SDOH needs.
Assist individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Conduct outreach for medical personnel or health organizations to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health. May provide information on available resources, provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs. Collect data to help identify community health needs. Assist with clients that are uninsured, underinsured and insured.
MPCA- PRAPARE tool to Assess and Address Social needs
I work at Integrated Health Partners as a CHW and health coach, helping participants manage their health conditions.
I have been a certified CHW for over 2 years and have been in the outreach and enrollment position for 4 years prior to that. I serve both Cass and Berrien County clients.
Chw since 2013 work for Mercy Health Community Benefit Minsitry
I currently work at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, located in the Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion.
My position as CHW allows me to support patients with resources as they go through the cancer journey.
Some of the supportive services include :transportation, housing, financial and food insecurity and support through listening.
Currently working as a CHW for serving the wonderful residents of Flint and Genesee County.
My name is Mikayla Mason. I am a 2020 college graduate with a bachelor's degree in health sciences and a concentration in health promotion. I am a certified health education specialist (CHES) and now a certified community health worker (CCHW). I currently work as a medical care coordinator, managing a caseload of roughly 300 members who have both Medicare and Medicaid health coverage through Priority Health. I can assist with basic health coverage questions, ensure my members are attending their follow up appointments, connect and refer to community resources, and coordinating any other care needs they may have. I strive to make a positive impact in someone's day every day, and I love what I do.
I am a CHW/Promotora for InterCare community Health in Holland MI, I began my career April of 2020 and am loving it!
I work as a CHW Trainer. Training CHW's at Genesee Health Plan on the software we use to document data. I train new hires on the documents, software , phone system and forms we use. I train CHW's on the process of doing Assessments on residents of our community to assess their needs.
Lead Community Health Worker at Mercy Health Saint Mary's Community Health And Well-Being.
20 years community health experience as a Family Health Advocate and Supervisor in multi-cultural communities• 11 years experience recruiting, training and supervising community health workers; supervised case management • 11 years assisting in the management of a project that addresses racial and ethnic health disparities in type 2 diabetes using Community Based Participatory Research approach• Assisted in development of Family and Health System Interventions services, processes, procedures and forms • Advanced knowledge of the Internet, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Access, Outlook and Front Page), eClinical Works (eCW) and other related computer applications• Oversaw implementation of individual and family assessments, data collection and assisted in data analysis • Equally effective working independently or as part of a team, exceptional interpersonal skills• Experienced working as part of a multi-disciplinary team within multicultural communities & community agencies• practiced and effective problem solver • Strong organizational skills, with excellent written and oral communication• Ability to exercise initiative, problem solving, and decision-making • Skilled in collecting and maintaining project data and developing progress reports
Tanya Jefferson is an experienced community professional with over 25-years of demonstrated history working in the nonprofit, philanthropic, and health care industry. She is skilled in nonprofit organizations, fundraising, organizational development, strategic planning, grant-writing, community outreach, and case management. She is also a strong community and social services professional with a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University; and Master of Arts in Counseling (MA) focused in clinical mental health from Spring Arbor University.
Have been a Certified CHW since 2017. Trained in many areas.
I enjoy being a Community Health Worker!
At the Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA), I work with MPCA’s Enabling Services network including supporting health center outreach, enrollment, CHW and other enabling services staff. I also take a very active role in our new partnerships with Medicaid health plans where health centers will be providing CHW capacity and services to support joint efforts/goals on patient engagement.
Working for Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living at their Monroe county satellite office.
I am the program supervisor for CARE Recovery United Community Center in Fraser, Michigan. Having my Community Health Worker certification has been a huge asset in my role in helping those with Substance Use Disorder and who are facing other challenges in making change.
As Community Health Workers, we are able to assist individuals and families in linking with community resources and providing assistance in overcoming barriers in their lives. We are a listening ear and are dedicated to helping others to ensure an adequate resolution to their concerns. We assist the uninsured in applying for medical health insurance and promote programs that increase the quality of life of our community members.
I AM A CERTIFIED PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST FOR OVER 8 YEARS.
I AM A CERTIFIED COMMUNTITY HEATH CARE WORKER SINCE 2019.
I AM ON THE ADVISORY BROAD FOR DWIHN.
I CURRENTLY WORK AT OUR PLACE DROP-IN CENTER IN REDFORD
MICHIGAN. HERE I AM A PEER SPECIALIST AND THE ARTS AND
I am Resource Navigator and take in coming calls to help guide seniors and other clientele to the right service provider the first time. No one likes to be kept in an endless loop of phone transfers or leave messages that rarely get returned. I listen to the client explain their need and then direct them to the proper program or provider that can help w/their problem
Currently I hold the position of Outreach Peer Recovery Coach on the Substance Abuse Services department at InterAct of Michigan in Kalamazoo. Community Health Workers, Recovery Coaching, and Peer Support all strive to address core issues throughout our communities. I have many years of experience and education but also educating others to help themselves succeed. Pest control, research, coaching, and social work have all given me the insight to understand that at the end of the day if I can help someone succeed, no matter the area in their life, we both succeeded. We only have today so make it count. What better day to start than today!! My extensive training has been obtained in the following areas: Certified Peer Support Specialist, Certified Peer Recovery Coach, Certified Community Health Worker, WRAP Facilitator, DBT trained cofacilitator, ACT Certified, Certified Life Coach, Ordained Minister, trained in IDDT and trauma informed care, and certified through decades of life experience and hope. I have many years in recovery and believe there are as many pathways to recovery along with health and wellness as there are people.
I am new to the CHW field. I look forward to helping those I serve.
Currently working as a Care Coordinator at Sparrow Eaton Hospital.
Also serving as StreetHeart Neighborhood Coordinator with Eaton Community Health
Care Transition CHW. Go into clients home after hospital discharge and go over discharge papers and additional discharge orders
I am honored to be a CHW in my home community. I have big dreams and I am full of ideas, strategies and motivation. I can't wait to get started, but one step at a time I challenge myself to succeed.
With transportation having not been available for our seniors and our community
we now have three vehicles that we are able to provide safe and secure transportation. Serving all of Michigan.
I am a Community Health Worker, working with Pathways to Better Health at Ingham Health Plan Corporation.
Supports Coordinator with Senior Resources of West Mi. for 16 years.
I have only been a CHW for almost 1 year, started out doing home visits and helping clients, now I moved into a supervisor position and don't actually work with clients.
An essential front-line Community Health Worker, serving as a liaison, link between parents, various health professional and social services to the community to facilitate access to services, and improve the quality and cultural competence of health service delivery to combat the social determinates of health. Develop individual and community capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support, and advocacy.
I have been in the Workforce Development Department at Disability Advocates of Kent County for the last 6 years where I have been an employment specialist and Benefits Councilor. In my work as a Benefits Councilor, I assist individuals who are on Social Security and other public benefits who want to go back to work.
My main focus works in the Ingham County Jail getting clients connected to resources for post release. I do also work on our Rapid Response team and connect with individuals who have recently survived an OD with an intent to provide narcan and connection to inpatient and or harm reduction resources.
Coordinator for Supported Independence Program. Supervise and coordinate care for individuals with developmental disabilities. Find housing and resources in the community.
Care Coordinator for Senior Resources Primary Care at Home patients, providing remote patient monitoring, and bridging the gap between home and community-based services and medical care.
I enjoy helping people in anyway possible. I enjoy listening to there life stories that bring them so much joy.
I am the Community Health Worker at White Cloud Family Health Care
Public Health Tech Supervisor/CHW
I have been a certified CHW for 1 year. I currently work in housing and getting families connected resources.
Greetings! I am a CHW with Ingham County Health Department. I pride myself on being there for my community and helping the next person excel to greatness. Knowledge is key and I don't mind sharing!!
I have years of experience working with mentally challenged populations, and developmentally disabled populations. I have extensive patient care experience and love taking care of people. The types of patients that I have worked with is Ortho, back and spinal, Cardiac, Urology, Nephrology, HIV, Breast Cancer and Hospice. Pulmonary. I worked at St. John health Nursing Home on Cadieux for 5 years. I currently work in conjunction with the Harper Hospital Pulmonary Clinic. I also have experience in working with HIV Populations.
I also refer patients with Chronic illnesses to the Michigan Heart and Vascular institute for care. My field is Human Services and Healthcare I adore the field and love the clients I serve. I have been a resident of Detroit majority of my life and very loyal to the city.
Currently Employed as a Supervisor for Supported Independence Program through NEMCMHA.
This course gave insight into bias, and implicit bias, and how it may impact care. This course was taken as a training with Senior Resources.
I am a CHW working street outreach in Marquette Michigan for Superior Housing Solutions.
Nursing facility transition specialist operating in Washtenaw, Monroe and Livingston County.
I support the community by listening and assessing their individual needs so I can assist in providing them resources to improve their health and well being. I assist clients navigating through Medical Insurance programs including Medicaid, Healthy Michigan, MIChild and I also am a Certified Applicant Counselor so I can assist with insurance through the Marketplace.
I have been working with non-profits for over ten years. My career as a CHW began with the Health Project HUB two years ago.
I work at the Muskegon Health Project office. My duties include assisting clients in signing up for medical insurance through Medicaid and Marketplace, and completing applications for food stamps and financial assistance.
I am a Patient Navigator/CHW assisting EIS clients.
I have been a CHW for about 6 months. I serve the downriver area (Lincoln Park, MI)
I am new to the CHW field of work. I have enjoyed learning the ropes and getting familiar with community resources in our area. I look forward to the growth this position allows me and a long rewarding future as a CHW here in the Upper Peninsula.
I am a masters lever social worker, who has been working as a CHW supervisor for the last 5 years. During that time I have completed the CHW Certification Training and have obtained CHW Certification. I currently oversee 17 CHWs within our organization.
NFT Navigator and CHW
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Currently employed 2 years in population health outreach at a rural health center in West MI. Formerly worked 5 years as outreach and enrollment specialist at BFHC. The quality improvement team is a good fit for me, as while I love the 1:1 client service aspect of my work, I am also a data geek. I am a CMU grad with a BS in Education. I earned my CHW certificate at Muskegon Community College in 2018. My long and winding career has included 12 years in public health education/ outreach, 8 years as a patient advocate and case manager in community mental health and 10 years as a Head Start center director. Proud to be well-rounded, love a new challenge; I'm at that age where my wealth of experience and hard-earned skill sets are always helpful to my team and myself, yet I still thrive on continuous learning opportunities.
Experienced Public Health professional with a demonstrated history of working in the community health and governmental insurance industry. Skilled in Health Communication, Prevention, Employee Wellness, Community Health, and Program Management. Strong information technology professional with a Master of Public Health degree focused in Health Promotion. Passionate about assisting underserved populations navigate the healthcare system. MiCHWA Certified CHW in the State of Michigan. Patient Engagement and Operations Manager of the MPCA/MCHN Community Health Worker Patient Engagement Program. Provides technical support, training, communication, and management to Community Health Workers and leadership at Federally Qualified Health Centers.
I am a Certified Community Health Worker, a Certified Peer Support Specialist, and now a Customer Service Specialist for Oakland Community Health Network (formerly know as Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority) which is the PIHP for Oakland County.
I work for Hackley Community Care Center, a federally qualified health center, in Muskegon, MI. I enjoy educating patients on chronic disease management.
Dynamic and motivated community health professional with a proven history of generating and building relationships, assessing and assisting individuals to promote independent life skills from concept to completion, designing individual plans of service and coaching individuals to success. Skilled in assessment, demonstrating exceptional communication skills, and making critical decisions during challenges. Adaptable team player with an ability to work independently, creating effective outcomes, and developing opportunities that further established organizational goals.
Community Health Worker for Henry Ford Health System
I am a Community Health Worker in Iosco County. As a CHW, I help individuals find community resources. I am also a Certified Application Counselor for Marketplace. Our team does a lot of outreach in the communities we work in. This helps us find the best resources available, so we may pass them on to those we work with.
Doctor of pharmacy by trade with a fervor for community based work. I graduated from Hampton University in August of 2020 located in Hampton, Virginia. I am a Flint, Michigan native and have always wanted to help serve my community from a legislative, grassroots and philanthropic stand point.
Along with gaining experience in the pharmaceutical industry, I have also taken courses within marketing and journalism and I would like to marry my passions with my pharmacy background as well as my creative background with journalism. I am an open-minded individual seeking promotional jobs within policy, communications and advisory board work.
Follow-up Support Specialist
My primary job is to assist people who don't have insurance or are in need of other community services locate help. Working with Authority Health I have a opportunity to work with people from all walks of life. I work with Medicaid Health Plans, Seniors and other community partners: helping with the Medicaid Redetermination process or other insurance concerns. I also help people with special needs locate resources.
I have been a CHW with Region 7 since summer of 2020. I thoroughly enjoy my job and love working with my clients to improve their quality of life.
Community Health Worker working with residents in the Genesee County area and front line worker at Accelerated Learning Academy (ALA) assisting our Flint Community School scholars and families.
CHW Ambassador for Region 6 - Genesee County, Michigan
As a CHW I call mbrs who have been in the ED and I make home visits as well. I get referrals from CMs for mbrs who are in need of community resources.
I am currently employed with Molina Healthcare of Michigan as a healthcare services supervisor for our community connector department. I became a MiCHWA certified CHW in 2019.
Hello, my name is Lindsey Schnell and I am a Public Health professional committed to finding solutions to underserved health problems with community-led strategies, data analysis, and sustainable projects. I have a Master of Public Health from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. I currently work as a CHW in Traverse City, Michigan!
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