Community Health Workers
28 matches for Human Service, Social Science and Education
|Alternate Occupation Titles||11 matches|
|O*NET-SOC Description||1 match|
|Detailed Work Activities||6 matches|
Alternate Occupation Titles
- Assistant Director of Nutrition and Wellness Programs
- Community HIV Education Specialist (Community Human Immunodeficiency Virus Education Specialist)
- Community Nutrition Educator
- Counseling and Testing Services Specialist (CTS Specialist)
- HIV CTS Specialist (Human Immunodeficiency Virus Counseling and Testing Services Specialist)
- Health and Wellness Promotion Director
- Health Educator
- Health Educator-Advanced
- Infection Control and Employee Health for Hospital and Nursing Home
- Information and Referral/Apprise Coordinator
- Manager of Disability Services for University Students
- Assist individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Conduct outreach for medical personnel or health organizations to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health. May provide information on available resources, provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and provide services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. May collect data to help identify community health needs.
- Advise clients or community groups on issues related to social or intellectual development, such as education, childcare, or problem solving.
- Advise clients or community groups on issues related to risk or prevention of conditions, such as lead poisoning, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), prenatal substance abuse, or domestic violence.
- Advise clients or community groups to ensure parental understanding of the importance of childhood immunizations and how to access immunization services.
- Advocate for individual or community health needs with government agencies or health service providers.
- Assist families to apply for social services, including Medicaid or Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
- Distribute flyers, brochures, or other informational or educational documents to inform members of a targeted community.
- Interpret, translate, or provide cultural mediation related to health services or information for community members.
- Provide basic health services, such as first aid.
- Provide feedback to health service providers regarding improving service accessibility or acceptability.
- Refer community members to needed health services.
Detailed Work Activities
- Advise others on social or educational issues.
- Assess individual or community needs for educational or social services.
- Help clients get needed services or resources.
- Provide educational materials to community members.
- Provide basic health care services.
- Refer clients to community or social service programs.
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Community Health Workers