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CHWSD Titles in SD

CHW Titles in South Dakota

CHW Titles Documents

The Community Health Worker Collaborative of South Dakota recognizes three (3) titles for Community Health Workers in South Dakota. 

 

Community Health Worker (CHW)

A CHW is an individual who has completed some form of formal training and works under the APHA definition of a CHW.

 

Certificate-Level Community Health Worker (CHW)

A Certificate-Level CHW is an individual who has obtained an approved CHW training certificate in South Dakota and works under the APHA definition of a CHW.

Click here to learn more about Certificate-Level Community Health Worker training programs in South Dakota. 

 

Community Health Representative (CHR)

A CHR is an individual who has completed an approved CHR training program through Indian Health Service (HIS) and works under the APHA definition of a CHW and the IHS definition of a CHR.

Click here to learn more about Community Health Representatives.

 

CHW Titles, Training, and Scope of Work One Pager

This one pager provides an overview of the South Dakota CHW Titles, subsequent training opportunities, and how training programs relate to the SD CHW Scope of Work. 

CHW Titles and Examples Rack Card

This rack card provides an overview of the CHW Titles and provides example scenarios of individuals working within each CHW-title area.