Profile for JEAN M LAFOREST in SOMERVILLE, MA.
Community health workers (CHW) are lay members of communities who work either for pay or as volunteers in association with the local health care system in both urban and rural environments and usually share ethnicity, language, socioeconomic status and life experiences with the community members they serve. They have been identified by many titles such as community health advisors, lay health advocates, "promotores(as), outreach educators, community health representatives, peer health promoters, and peer health educators. CHWs offer interpretation and translation services, provide culturally appropriate health education and information, assist people in receiving the care they need, give informal counseling and guidance on health behaviors, advocate for individual and community health needs, and provide some direct services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. Some examples of these practitioners are Community Health Aides or Practitioners established under 25 USC ?1616 (l) under HHS, Indian Health Service, Public Health Service.
|Last updated||10/12/2007 - About 12 years ago|
|Sole proprietor 1||No|
|Hospital affiliation(s)||Not Available|
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230 HIGHLAND AVE
163 GORE ST
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