Foundations of Community Health Workers 2nd Edition 2016


2016 Second  Edition  by Tim Berthold (Editor)

Training, credentialing and employment opportunities for Community Health Workers (CHW) are expanding across the nation. Foundations for Community Health Workers, 2nd Edition provides a practical and comprehensive introduction to essential skills for CHWs, with an emphasis on social justice, cultural humility, and client-centered practice. Real-life case studies and quotes from working CHWs illustrate challenges and successes on the job.

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Foundations of Community Health Workers 1st Edition 2009


2009 First Edition   by Tim Berthold (Editor), Alma Avila (Editor), Jennifer Miller (Editor)  

Bridging the Gap


Bridging the Gap details the role, lessons, and effectiveness of community health workers (CHWs) in bringing health care to underserved immigrant communities. Combining education, advocacy, and local cultural acumen, CHWs have proven successful in the United States and abroad, improving community health and establishing an evidence base for how CHW programs can work for immigrants. 

Get to Know Yourself (2014)


Get to Know Yourself: A training package for health promoters, health educators, community health workers and peer educators promoting sexual health among young people  – September 19, 2014

by Thelmah Xavela Maluleke (Author)

Building Research Integrity & Capacity: An Interactive Guide for Promotores/Community Health Workers (2017)


Building Research Integrity & Capacity: An Interactive Guide for Promotores/Community Health Workers Paperback – July 27, 2017

by Camille Nebeker (Author), Gayle Simon (Contributor), Michael Kalichman (Contributor), Ana Talavera (Contributor), Elizabeth Booen (Contributor), Araceli López-Arenas (Contributor)

The Health Navigator (2017)


Principles of Health Navigation: Understanding Roles and Career Options is the first book in the Jones & Bartlett Learning Health Navigation series ( --an original series designed to prepare students for this exciting new career path. Principles of Health Navigation is an introductory text that incorporates the recommendations of the Community Colleges and Public Health project, an initiative of the ASPPH "Framing the Future" Task Force .

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