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About CHWSD

Mission

To promote, support, and sustain the Community Health Worker (CHW) profession in South Dakota.

Vision

A well-established statewide network of CHW professionals who provide a wide range of services for South Dakotans.

Our Goals

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Raise awareness

about the CHW profession and share information about the benefits of CHWs with applicable employers in South Dakota.
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Develop

a statewide training curriculum and promote a statewide certification program.

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Work collaboratively

with statewide partners to develop sustainable reimbursement models for CHW services.
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Outline

a career ladder and career lattice for CHWs seeking to expand their work in South Dakota.

CHWSD Strategic Plan

The 2021-2023 CHWSD Strategic Plan provides a detailed overview of the Goals, Objectives, and Strategies of the CHWSD for the next 3 years. Click to download the PDF.