2017 Conference

2nd Annual Community Health Worker Conference

When – September 28th & 29th

Where – Marriott Griffin Gate Resort and Spa in Lexington Ky.

The 2nd Annual KYACHW Conference kicked off with keynotes from Dr. Connie White (at right below) and Sinsi Hernandez-Cancio, sharing information about the history of Community Health Workers in Kentucky and on how CHWs can advance equity and improve value in health and health care. Conference presentation materials are below the photos.


Community Health Workers – The Journey in KY – Dr. Connie White

Sustainably Funding CHWs – Equity and Value – Sinsi Hernadez-Cancio

CHWs – Where We Have Been – What Is On Horizon – Mary Kappesser

Basketball Bluegrass Bourbon – A KY Approach to Medicare Basics – Michelle List

Documentation Matters – Rashmi Adi-Brown – Gina Brien

Medicaid Waiver Update – Dr. Connie White

Your Job – Most Important Task – Jeff Perkins

Health Literacy – Strategies for CHWs and Clients – Liz Edghill – Kristin Munro-Leighton

Motivational Interviewing – Tom Collins

Health Insurance Literacy – Dr. Jean Edwards
(PowerPoint presentation not available)

Our Sharpest PH Initiative Ever РSyringe Exchange Programs in KY РGreg Corby-Lee (Click here for PowerPoint version then click Download)

CHWs in the News – Dr. Fran Feltner

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