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CHWs and Sustainability in RI

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110 Alger Hall

600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island 02908

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This event brings together employers, insurers, and other healthcare/social services stakeholders in Rhode Island to discuss progress and plans for making the Community Health Worker workforce more sustainable in our state.

  • Learn lessons from a Massachusetts health sector innovator on forging collaboration among Medicaid, state DOH, Accountable Care Organizations (AOs) and Community Partners

  • Hear from CHW Supervisors how they effectively supervise

  • Enjoy lunch and networking with partners doing the same work

  • Understand better what your CHWs and Peer Recovery Specialists do by getting a special training on supporting employees recovering from substance use disorder



Agenda Specifics:

8:30 Light breakfast

9:00 Conference begins

Keynote Speaker: Tara Murphy, MPH, MBA of MA Executive Office of Health and Human Services on The CHW Sustainability Challenge: Lessons from Massachusetts. Q&A opportunity!

Panel: Supervising CHWs

Networking Event: Connect with employers, government workers, insurers, policy people, researchers

LUNCH

Training: Supporting Employees in Recovery

2:00 Conference closes

Date and Time

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110 Alger Hall

600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island 02908

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