This report from PHI National is part of a series providing a comprehensive, current-day analysis of the direct care workforce and its critical role in the long-term care system in the United States. This report examines the current training landscape for direct care workers. This irregular and under-resourced system fails to prepare workers to succeed...

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This set of principles from Health Begins are designed for state and local health departments for implement alongside community leaders as part of evolving COVID-19 community response and resiliency efforts, including contact tracing. Each principle includes suggested strategies and resources, and the site also includes a guide to help states, counties, and cities advance the...

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This technical assistance tool from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) was developed to support Medicaid agencies, managed care organizations, health care providers, and community partners in mapping cross-sector partnership roles for addressing health-related social needs based on the strengths of each stakeholder. Activities included in the framework are organized under five key categories...

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This brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) explores how lay health workers — individuals with lived experience who are hired to support patient needs — are playing a key role in the health care system, in California and around the country. It highlights examples of the value that community health workers and...

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