Community Health Workers: What Health Care Organizations Need to Know and Do

Event Details
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
10:00am CST
The National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

When your target population includes those that face challenges such as health care access or treatment compliance, a Community Health Worker can make all the difference. Listen to this webinar to learn more about organizational readiness for Community Health Workers, the value of lived experience, and program sustainability factors. 


  • Recognize key aspects of organizational readiness and acceptance of Community Health Workers. 
  • Understand the importance of lived experience to the effectiveness of Community Health Workers. 
  • Gain an understanding of sustainability factors for a Community Health Worker program.


  • Carl Rush, MRP of Community Resources LLC. Carl has been at the forefront of the Community Health Worker movement in the United States since the late 1990’s. He currently serves as Policy Adviser for the National Association of Community Health Workers.  

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $911,531 with 0 percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.